Life in the Ancient Near East

3100-332 B.C.E.
Author(s): 
Snell, Daniel C.
ISBN: 
0300066155
Date published: 
January 1997
Paperback
Price: 
£21.00
Pages: 
304

In this sweeping overview of life in the ancient Near East, Daniel Snell surveys the history of the region from the invention of writing five thousand years ago to Alexander the Great's conquest in 332 B.C.E. The book is the first comprehensive history of the social and economic conditions affecting ordinary people and of the relations between governments and peoples in ancient Egypt, Jordan, Israel, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Syria and Turkey.