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Published: 26 December 2013

168 Pages | 10 b/w illustrations


ISBN: 9780195377996

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The Ancient Near East: A Very Short Introduction

Amanda H. Podany

Very Short Introductions

  • Explores an area of ancient history not well covered for general readers
  • Illuminates the influential role of gods in the personal lives of the region's inhabitants during the period discussed
  • Closely examines cuneiform documents such as personal letters, treaties, a contract, and a hymn
  • Part of the bestselling Very Short Introduction series - over six million copies sold worldwide