Journals Higher Education



Published: 28 March 2021

400 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198841630

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The Neo-Assyrian Empire in the Southwest

Imperial Domination and its Consequences

Avraham Faust

  • An unparalleled, detailed exploration of the southwestern region of the Assyrian empire, both prior to Assyrian conquest and under its domination
  • Presents a comparative analysis between distinct political and ecological zones to investigate the impact of ecology and politics on the outcome of imperial conquest and control
  • A wider perspective on the Southern Levant offers new insights into the role of distant provinces in the economic and political structure of ancient empires, the challenges posed by distance, and the various ways later ancient empires overcame these challenges