A Companion to the Ancient Near East

A Companion to the Ancient Near East

Editor(s): Daniel C. Snell

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

Print ISBN: 9780631232933

Online ISBN: 9780470997086

DOI: 10.1002/9780470997086

About this Book

A Companion to the Ancient Near East offers students and general readers a comprehensive overview of Near Eastern civilization from the Bronze Age to the conquests of Alexander the Great.


  • Covers the civilizations of the Sumerians, Hittites, Babylonians, Assyrians, Israelites and Persians
  • Places particular emphasis on social and cultural history
  • Covers the legacy of the Ancient Near East in the medieval and modern worlds
  • Provides a useful bibliographical guide to this field of study

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: The Shape of the Ancient Near East

  2. Part II: Discourses on Methods

  3. Part III: Economy and Society

  4. Part IV: Culture

  5. Part V: Heritage of the Ancient Near East

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