Journals Higher Education



Published: 19 January 2012

432 Pages | 15 halftones & maps


ISBN: 9780199858682

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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.
  • Winner of the Norris and Carol Hundley Award of the Pacific Coast Branch of the American Historical Association .
  • Fluid and accessible narrative of ancient Near Eastern history.
  • Dates the origins of international diplomacy to the ancient world.