The Eastern Mediterranean in the Age of Ramesses II

by Marc Van De Mieroop

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The Eastern Mediterranean in the Age of Ramesses IIoffers 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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ISBN9781444332209
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PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons Ltd
GanreLinguistics
Release date 09.12.2009
Pages count312
File size7.3 Mb
eBook formateBook, (torrent)En
Book rating4.41 (7 votes)

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