Journals Higher Education



Published: 16 September 2010

432 Pages | 15 halftones & maps


ISBN: 9780195313987

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Brotherhood of Kings

How International Relations Shaped the Ancient Near East

Amanda H. Podany

  • First book to give an overview of diplomatic contacts across the Near East from the earliest records of diplomacy in the 24th century BCE to the height of the international community of the 14th century BCE
  • Fluid and accessible narrative style
  • A sweeping overview of ancient Near Eastern history
  • Dates the origins of international diplomacy to the ancient world