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Civilizations of the ancient Near East

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Published by Scribner in New York, NY .
Written in English

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  • Middle East
    • Subjects:
    • Middle East -- Civilization -- To 622

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJack M. Sasson, editor in chief ; John Baines, Gary Beckman, Karen S. Rubinson, associate editors.
      ContributionsSasson, Jack M.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS57 .C55 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination<1-4 > :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1270527M
      ISBN 100684192799
      LC Control Number95001712

        This book was originally published in as Epics of Early Civilization: Myths of the Ancient Near East (Duncan Baird Publishers, ). Oddly enough, there is not much available concerning the background and training of the author and the two co-authors. A Companion to the Ancient Near East, Blackwell’s third addition to its Companions to the Ancient World series, has the peculiarity of not being, in actuality, a companion to another book. This volume is meant to stand on its own as a comprehensive overview of Near Eastern civilization, providing aFile Size: 1MB.

        This book presents a clear, concise history of the extraordinarily multicultural civilizations of the Ancient near East. Beginning with the emergence of writing around BC, the narrative ranges from the origins of the first cities in Mesopotamia, through the growth of the Babylonian and Hittite kingdoms, to the Assyrian and Persian : Chris Neuhaus.   Civilizations In the Near East. The first civilizations developed in the Near East. They had a great influence on Greco-Roman culture and had a critical role in the formation of Western culture. The lands of the Near East were inhabited by various peoples.4/5(7).

        "Texts of the Ancient Near East" brings together many of those works into one primary source reader, including the seminal myths, legal treatises, and epics of these ancient and venerable civilizations. In this book, you'll find: The Atrahasis Epic. The Epic of Gilgamesh. The Enuma Elish. The Myth of Isis and Osiris.1/5(1). Since , the Culture and History of the Ancient Near East series has become a primary forum for studying all aspects of ancient Near Eastern civilizations. Across a chronological and geographical swath, it covers religion, history, language, literature, thought, science, art and visual culture, and architecture.


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Civilizations of the Ancient Near East, 4 Vols. by Sasson, Jack. M., Ed. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The ancient Near East is defined, for the purposes of this book, as the cuneiform lands," the regions of the ancient world where the cuneiform script, written on clay tablets, was used as the most common medium for written communication.

Ancient Near Eastern civilizations took a great many forms, from the city-states of Mesopotamia to the centralized monarchy of Egypt, and they generated vital.

Civilizations of the Ancient Near East brings together for the first time in one accessible resource scholarship that was previously scattered in hundreds of monographs and journal articles. One hundred and eighty-nine scholars from all over the world contributed their expertise to make this set the most appealing, original, and comprehensive.

Book Overview Over essays are collected in this reference set, examining the cultures of the ancient Near East from the Bronze Age to the Hellenistic era. It describes the physical world of the ancient Near East, evaluates its impact on succeeding cultures, and reconstructs its cultural contexts.

Civilizations of the Ancient Near East (Book) Book Details. ISBN. Title. Civilizations of the Ancient Near East. Author. Sasson, Jack M. Publisher. Charles Scribner's Sons. Publication Date. Buy This Book. $ plus shipping. By purchasing books through this website, you support our non-profit organization.

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B.C., Blackwell Publishers, 2nd edition, (first published ). Introduction - The Ancient Near East. The ancient Near East refers to early civilizations in a region roughly corresponding to the modern Middle East: Mesopotamia (modern Iraq and Syria), Anatolia (modern Turkey), the Levant (modern Syria, Lebanon, Israel, Palestine, and Jordan), as well as Persia (modern Iran), and Ancient Egypt, from the beginnings of Sumer in the 6th.

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