The Eastern Mediterranean in the Age of Ramesses II

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John Wiley & Sons, 2 Δεκ 2009 - 312 σελίδες
The Eastern Mediterranean in the Age of Ramesses II offers a transnational perspective on the age of King Ramesses II of Egypt during the centuries of 1500 to 1200 BC.
  • Shows how powerful states - stretching from western Iran to Greece and from Turkey to Sudan - jointly shaped the history, society, and culture of this region through both peaceful and military means
  • Offers a straightforward narrative, current research, and rich illustrations
  • Utilizes historical data from ancient Egyptians, Babylonians, Hittites, Mycenaeans, Canaanites, and others
  • Considers all members of these ancient societies, from commoners to royalty - exploring everything from people’s eating habits to royal negotiations over diplomatic marriages
 

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Περιεχόμενα

States
12
On the Fringes of the States
46
Political Organization and Social Structure
68
Diplomacy and War
100
Food and Drink
134
Textiles Metals and Trade
153
Cultures in Contact
192
A Mediterranean System
223
King Lists
255
Index
285
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Marc Van De Mieroop is Professor of Ancient Near Eastern History at Columbia University, New York. He has also taught at Yale University and at the University of Oxford. He has written numerous books and articles including, most recently, King Hammurabi of Babylon: A Biography (Blackwell, 2004) and A History of the Ancient Near East, ca. 3000-323 BC: Second Edition (Blackwell, 2007).

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