The Ancient Near East: C.3000-330 BC

The Ancient Near East C BC The Ancient Near East embraces a vast geographical area from the borders of Iran and Afghanistan in the east to the Levant and Anatolia and from the Black Sea in the north to Egypt in the south It w

  • Title: The Ancient Near East: C.3000-330 BC
  • Author: Amélie Kuhrt
  • ISBN: 9780415167628
  • Page: 295
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Ancient Near East embraces a vast geographical area, from the borders of Iran and Afghanistan in the east to the Levant and Anatolia, and from the Black Sea in the north to Egypt in the south It was a region of enormous cultural, political and linguistic diversity.In this authoritative new study, Amelie Kuhrt examines its history from the earliest written documents toThe Ancient Near East embraces a vast geographical area, from the borders of Iran and Afghanistan in the east to the Levant and Anatolia, and from the Black Sea in the north to Egypt in the south It was a region of enormous cultural, political and linguistic diversity.In this authoritative new study, Amelie Kuhrt examines its history from the earliest written documents to the conquest of Alexander the Great, c.3000 330 BC This work dispels many of the misapprehensions which have surrounded the study of the region It provides a lucid, up to date narrative which takes into account the latest archaeological and textual discoveries and deals with the complex problems of interpretation and methodology.The Ancient Near East is an essential text for all students of history of this region and a valuable introduction for students and scholars working in related subjects.Winner of the AHO s 1997 James Henry Breasted Award.

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    One thought on “The Ancient Near East: C.3000-330 BC

    1. MJ Huot

      Apologies for the somewhat messy and scattered review (it's been a long week and I finished this 2 volume set a while ago, just never got to marking it as finished):While this book can be considered to be a bit "outdated", it is hands down the best academic source for delving into the broad and underrated topic of the Ancient Near East. I really wish there was an updated edition of sorts, since so many of Kuhrt's points revolve around archaeological digs/finds from the early 1990s and prior: and [...]

    2. Kim Berkey

      Kuhrt is thorough, well-researched, and very accessible. The best work of its kind I've yet come across. Very useful, as well, for its references.

    3. Phillip

      Very interesting study, but impossible to understand without a knowledge of the subject. Only for aspiring pros.

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