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The City Besieged free pdf Exploring the military, legal, social and literary aspects of ancient warfare this study examines the multifaceted nature of the siege phenomenon in the ancient Near East. The book is based on Akkadian and biblical (and, to lesser degree, Greek, Aramaic, Egyptian, Hittite and Ugaritic) sources as well as on the depictions on reliefs from Assyrian palaces and Egyptian temples. The analysis incorporates lexical study and military thinking and focuses on the technology of warfare and human behaviour is a state of emergency.

About Israel Eph'al

Israel Eph'al is Professor Emeritus of History of the Jewish Poeple at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. His academic interests include Israelite history within the Assyrian, Babylonian and Persian empires- ancient Near Eastern military history- West Semitic epigraphy. He is author of The Ancient Arabs: Nomads on the Borders of the Fertile Crescent, 9th-5th Centuries BC- (with (J. Naveh) Aramaic Ostraca of the Fourth Century BC from Idumaea, and of papers on the history of the People and the Land of Israel in the 9th-4th centuries BC, on epigraphy, and on Ancient Near Eastern military history.

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Author : Israel Eph'al
Publisher : Magnes Press,Israel
Data Published : 30 July 2013
ISBN : 9654933128
EAN : 9789654933124
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 232 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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    . Exploring the military, legal, social and literary aspects of ancient warfare this study examines the multifaceted nature of the siege phenomenon in the ancient Near East. The book is based on Akkad