Chapter 2. The Primary Actors: States

  1. Marc Van De Mieroop

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470696644.ch2

The Eastern Mediterranean in the Age of Ramesses II

The Eastern Mediterranean in the Age of Ramesses II

How to Cite

Van De Mieroop, M. (2008) The Primary Actors: States, in The Eastern Mediterranean in the Age of Ramesses II, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470696644.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 16 NOV 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405160698

Online ISBN: 9780470696644

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Keywords:

  • specialists;
  • monuments;
  • individual states;
  • chronology;
  • historical conditions

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • A Note on Chronology

  • A Dark Age in the Middle of the Second Millennium

  • 1500: The First Superpowers: Mittanni and the Egyptian New Kingdom

  • 1450: A Second Wave of State Formation

  • 1350: The Final Three: Elam, Assyria, and Hatti

  • Regional Power Struggles

  • The Road to Qadesh

  • The End of an Era

  • The Aftermath