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Late Achaemenid and Hellenistic Babylon

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This edition published in by Peeters in Leuven, . Dudley, MA.

Written in English

385 pages

This study presents the famous city of Babylon in its latest phase of occupation: from the end of the Achaemenid period (second half of the fourth century B.C.), during the reign of Alexander, the Successors, the Seleucid and Arsacid dynasty until the very end of cuneiform literature and other historical sources (around third-fourth century AD). It contains first of all a survey of the available Classical and Oriental sources (chapter 1), a topography of the city (chapter 2), an overview of political events and Babylon's role in the Empire (chapter 3). Furthermore Babylon's institutions (chapter 4), its social and economic (chapter 5), religious (chapter 6) and cultural (chapter 7) life are discussed. Finally, Babylon's legacy and its significance for later cultures appears in chapter 8.

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Late Achaemenid and Hellenistic Babylon
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Late Achaemenid and Hellenistic Babylon

This edition published in by Peeters in Leuven, . Dudley, MA.


Edition Description

This study presents the famous city of Babylon in its latest phase of occupation: from the end of the Achaemenid period (second half of the fourth century B.C.), during the reign of Alexander, the Successors, the Seleucid and Arsacid dynasty until the very end of cuneiform literature and other historical sources (around third-fourth century AD). It contains first of all a survey of the available Classical and Oriental sources (chapter 1), a topography of the city (chapter 2), an overview of political events and Babylon's role in the Empire (chapter 3). Furthermore Babylon's institutions (chapter 4), its social and economic (chapter 5), religious (chapter 6) and cultural (chapter 7) life are discussed. Finally, Babylon's legacy and its significance for later cultures appears in chapter 8.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [322]-350) and indexes.

Series
Orientalia Lovaniensia analecta ;

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
935
Library of Congress
DS70.5.B3 B65 2004

The Physical Object

Format
Hardcover
Pagination
xx, 385 p.:
Number of pages
385

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL3302945M
ISBN 10
9042914491
ISBN 13
978-9042914490
LC Control Number
2004043518
Library Thing
3077552
Goodreads
1807926

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