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Who's Who in the Ancient Near East By Gwendolyn Leick (Chelsea College of Art and Design, London, UK)

Who's Who in the Ancient Near East by Gwendolyn Leick (Chelsea College of Art and Design, London, UK)

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Who's Who in the Ancient Near East is a unique reference work that covers the peoples of Mesopotamia and the surrounding areas from the earliest historic documents in the first Dynasty of Kish up to the end of the Seleucid period.

Who's Who in the Ancient Near East Summary

Who's Who in the Ancient Near East by Gwendolyn Leick (Chelsea College of Art and Design, London, UK)

What do we know of the real Nebuchadnezzar? Was there an historical precedent for the mythical Gilgamesh? Who were the Hittites? When did Isaiah preach? How did Jezebel get her reputation?
These and many more questions are answered in this fascinating survey of the people who inhabited the Near East between the twenty-fifth and the second centuries BC. From Palestine to Iran and from Alexander the Great to Zechariah, Who's Who in the Ancient Near East presents a unique and comprehensive reference guide for all those with an interest in the ancient history of the area. A comprehensive glossary, chronological charts, maps and bibliographical information complement the biographical entries.

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GOR003347278
Who's Who in the Ancient Near East by Gwendolyn Leick (Chelsea College of Art and Design, London, UK)
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
1999-05-13
256
0415132304
9780415132305
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