By Hayim Tadmor
Read Online or Download With My Many Chariots I Have Gone Up the Heights of the Mountains: Historical and Literary Studies on Ancient Mesopotamia and Israel PDF
Similar Ancient Civilizations books
One man’s quest to discover the oldest Bible scrolls on the earth and discover the tale of the bright, doomed antiquarian accused of forging them. in the summertime of 1883, Moses Wilhelm Shapira—archaeological treasure hunter and inveterate social climber—showed up unannounced in London claiming to have came upon the oldest reproduction of the Bible on the planet.
This common reader's historical past of the traditional mediterranean combines an intensive take hold of of the scholarship of the day with an nice historian's present for imaginitive reconstruction and encouraged analogy. large notes permit the reader to understand thestate of scholarship on the time of writing, the size and breadth of Braudel's studying and the issues the place orthodoxy has replaced, occasionally vindicating Braudel, occasionally proving him flawed.
City heritage begins in historic Mesopotamia. during this quantity Marc Van de Mieroop examines the evolution of the very earliest towns which, for millennia, encouraged the remainder of the traditional global. the writer argues that the town made up our minds each element of Mesopotamian civilization, and the political and social constitution, economic system, literature, and humanities of Mesopotamian tradition can't be understood with no acknowledging their city heritage.
Additional info for With My Many Chariots I Have Gone Up the Heights of the Mountains: Historical and Literary Studies on Ancient Mesopotamia and Israel