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The Oxford History of the Ancient Near East: Volume I: From the Beginnings to Old Kingdom Egypt and the Dynasty of Akkad

Karen Radner, Nadine Moeller, and D. T. Potts

Abstract

The Oxford History of the Ancient Near East offers a comprehensive and fully illustrated survey of the history of Egypt and Western Asia (the Levant, Anatolia, Mesopotamia, and Iran) in five volumes, from the emergence of complex states to the conquests of Alexander the Great. The authors represent a highly international mix of leading academics whose expertise brings alive the people, places, and times of the remote past. The emphasis lies firmly on the political and social histories of the states and communities under investigation. The individual chapters present the key textual and materia ... More

Keywords: ancient Near East, Egypt, Mesopotamia, Anatolia, Iran, eastern Mediterranean, Levant, Western Asia, complex states, archaeology, prehistory

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780190687854
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190687854.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Karen Radner, editor
Alexander von Humboldt Professor of Ancient History of the Near and Middle East, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

Nadine Moeller, editor
Professor of Egyptian Archaeology, Yale University

D. T. Potts, editor
Professor of Ancient Near Eastern Archaeology and History, Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, New York University

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