Babylonia: A Very Short Introduction download free [PDF and Ebook] by Trevor Bryce

Babylonia: A Very Short Introduction download free [PDF and Ebook] by Trevor Bryce year 2016
  • Book name: Babylonia: A Very Short Introduction
  • Author: Trevor Bryce
  • Release date: 2016/2/17
  • Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9780198726470
  • Rating: 8.8 of 10
  • Votes: 802
  • Review by: Shiloh Mccombs
  • Review rating: 7.9 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/17
  • Total pages: 160
  • Includes a PDF summary of 16 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: The history of Ancient Babylonia in ancient Mesopatamia is epic. After playing host to three great empires, the Hammurabic and Kassite empires, and the Neo-Babylonian Empire ruled by Nebuchadnezzar, it was conquered by the Persians. Entered triumphantly by Alexander the Great, it later provided the setting for the Conquerer's deathbed. Squabbled over by his heirs, Babylonia was subsequently dominated by the Parthian and Roman empires.In this Very Short Introduction, Trevor Bryce takes us on a journey of more than 2,000 years across the history and civilization of ancient Babylonia, from the emergence of its chief city, Babylon, as a modest village on the Euphrates in the 3rd millennium BC through successive phases of triumph, decline, and resurgence until its royal capital faded into obscurity in the Roman imperial era. Exploring key historical events as well as the day-to-day life of an ancient Babylonian, Bryceprovides a comprehensive guide to one of history's most profound civilizations. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 6H53M20S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Classical History / Classical Civilisation, Middle Eastern History, Ancient History: To C 500 CE
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 8.14 USD
  • Dimensions: 122x173x9mm
  • Weight: 140g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Oxford, United Kingdom
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