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The Resource A companion to the ancient Near East, edited by Daniel C. Snell

A companion to the ancient Near East, edited by Daniel C. Snell

Label
A companion to the ancient Near East
Title
A companion to the ancient Near East
Statement of responsibility
edited by Daniel C. Snell
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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. Written by leading experts, the book examines all the major civilizations of the region, including the Sumerians, Hittites, Babylonians, Assyrians, Israelites, and Persians. The Companion provides a survey of both the history of the Ancient Near East and the sources for studying the period. It places special emphasis on social and cultural history and also covers the legacy of the Ancient Near East in the med
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
939/.4
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
DS57
LC item number
.C56 2005eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Snell, Daniel C
Series statement
Blackwell companions to the ancient world. Ancient history
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Middle East
  • HISTORY
  • Civilization
  • Middle East
  • Oudheid
  • Middle East
  • Regions & Countries - Asia & the Middle East
  • History & Archaeology
Label
A companion to the ancient Near East, edited by Daniel C. Snell
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 434-492) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I, The shape of the Ancient Near East. Historical overview / Mario Liverani -- From sedentism to states, 10,000 to 3000 BCE / Augusta McMahon -- The age of empires, 3100-900 BCE / Mark Chavalas -- World hegemony, 900-300 BCE / Paul-Alain Beaulieu -- Part II, Discourses on methods. Archaeology and the Ancient Near East : methods and limits / Marie-Henriette Gates -- The languages of the Ancient Near East / Gonzalo Rubio -- The historian's task / Daniel C. Snell -- Part III, Economy and society. The degradation of the Ancient Near Eastern environment / Carlos E. Cordova -- Nomadism through the ages / Jorge Silva Castillo -- Mesopotamian cities and countryside / Elizabeth C. Stone -- Money and trade / Christopher M. Monroe -- Working / David A. Warburton -- Law and practice / Bruce Wells -- Social tensions in the Ancient Near East / John F. Robertson -- Gender roles in ancient Egypt / Ann Macy Roth -- Royal women and the exercise of power / Sarah C. Melville -- Warfare in ancient Egypt / Anthony J. Spalinger -- Part IV, Culture. The transmission of knowledge / Benjamin R. Foster -- Literature / Tawny L. Holm -- Ancient Near Eastern architecture / Sally Dunham -- Mesopotamian art / Marian H. Feldman -- Mesopotamian medicine / Joann Scurlock -- Mesopotamian cosmology / Francesca Rochberg -- Divine and non-divine kingship / Philip Jones -- How religion was done / Gary Beckman -- Part V, Heritage of the Ancient Near East. The invention of the individual / Daniel C. Snell -- Ethnicity / Henri Limet -- Public versus private in the Ancient Near East / Steven Garfinkle -- Democracy and freedom / Matthew Martin III and Daniel C. Snell -- Monotheism and ancient Israelite religion / S. David Sperling -- The decipherment of the Ancient Near East / Peter T. Daniels -- Legacies of the Ancient Near East / Daniel C. Snell
Control code
60544038
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 504 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786610198689
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.1002/9780470997086
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
ebl228537
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)60544038
Label
A companion to the ancient Near East, edited by Daniel C. Snell
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 434-492) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I, The shape of the Ancient Near East. Historical overview / Mario Liverani -- From sedentism to states, 10,000 to 3000 BCE / Augusta McMahon -- The age of empires, 3100-900 BCE / Mark Chavalas -- World hegemony, 900-300 BCE / Paul-Alain Beaulieu -- Part II, Discourses on methods. Archaeology and the Ancient Near East : methods and limits / Marie-Henriette Gates -- The languages of the Ancient Near East / Gonzalo Rubio -- The historian's task / Daniel C. Snell -- Part III, Economy and society. The degradation of the Ancient Near Eastern environment / Carlos E. Cordova -- Nomadism through the ages / Jorge Silva Castillo -- Mesopotamian cities and countryside / Elizabeth C. Stone -- Money and trade / Christopher M. Monroe -- Working / David A. Warburton -- Law and practice / Bruce Wells -- Social tensions in the Ancient Near East / John F. Robertson -- Gender roles in ancient Egypt / Ann Macy Roth -- Royal women and the exercise of power / Sarah C. Melville -- Warfare in ancient Egypt / Anthony J. Spalinger -- Part IV, Culture. The transmission of knowledge / Benjamin R. Foster -- Literature / Tawny L. Holm -- Ancient Near Eastern architecture / Sally Dunham -- Mesopotamian art / Marian H. Feldman -- Mesopotamian medicine / Joann Scurlock -- Mesopotamian cosmology / Francesca Rochberg -- Divine and non-divine kingship / Philip Jones -- How religion was done / Gary Beckman -- Part V, Heritage of the Ancient Near East. The invention of the individual / Daniel C. Snell -- Ethnicity / Henri Limet -- Public versus private in the Ancient Near East / Steven Garfinkle -- Democracy and freedom / Matthew Martin III and Daniel C. Snell -- Monotheism and ancient Israelite religion / S. David Sperling -- The decipherment of the Ancient Near East / Peter T. Daniels -- Legacies of the Ancient Near East / Daniel C. Snell
Control code
60544038
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 504 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786610198689
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.1002/9780470997086
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
ebl228537
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)60544038

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