Companion to the Ancient Near East offers students and general readers a comprehensive overview of Near Eastern civilization from the Bronze Age to the conquests of Alexander the Great.
Covers the civilizations of the Sumerians, Hittites, Babylonians, Assyrians, Israelites and Persians
Places particular emphasis on social and cultural history
Covers the legacy of the Ancient Near East in the medieval and modern worlds
Provides a useful bibliographical guide to this field of study