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Late Hittite Emar the chronology, synchronisms, and socio-political aspects of a Late Bronze Age fortress town by Murray R. Adamthwaite

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Published by Peeters Press in Louvain, Sterling, Va .
Written in English



  • Emar (Extinct city),
  • Syria


  • Bronze age -- Syria -- Emar (Extinct city),
  • Emar (Extinct city) -- Politics and government -- Sources,
  • Emar (Extinct city) -- Social conditions -- Sources.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographhical references (p. [283]-293).

StatementMurray R. Adamthwaite.
SeriesAncient Near Eastern studies., 8
LC ClassificationsDS99.E52 A34 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 293 p. :
Number of Pages293
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3536661M
ISBN 109042909099
LC Control Number2001440871

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BOOK REVIEWS 77 Late Hittite Emar: The Chronology, Synchronisms, and Socio-Political Aspects of a Late Bronze Age Fortress Town, by Murray R. Adamthwaite. An-cient Near Eastern Studies Supplement 8. Louvain: Peeters Press, XXIII + pp., 26 figures, 11 plates, 13 tables. In spite of being eclipsed a generation ago by the. Get this from a library! Late Hittite Emar: the chronology, synchronisms, and socio-political aspects of a Late Bronze Age fortress town. [Murray R Adamthwaite]. This book presents a comprehensive history of the Late Bronze Age kingdom of the Hittites, and the role it played within the context of the ancient Near Eastern world. From their capital, Hattusa, in central Anatolia, the Hittite kings ruled a vast network of subject territories and vassalstates reaching from the Aegean coast of Anatolia through Syria to the river Euphrates.5/5(2). He holds a BD, a Masters, and a PhD in Ancient History and Languages, and has taught at the University of Melbourne, and other tertiary institutions. His PhD thesis was published in under the title Late Hittite Emar. Presently he teaches history courses at seniors' institutions.

The City of Emar Among the Late Bronze Age Empires: History, Landscape, and Society. Proceedings of the Konstanz Emar Conference, (Alter Orient Und Altes Testament) by Yoram Cohen, Lorenzo D'Alfonso, et al. The Hittite Gilgamesh Book Description: From the late third millennium BCE on, the adventures of Gilgamesh were well known throughout Babylonia and Assyria, and the discovery of fragmentary Akkadian-language fragments of versions of his tale at Bogazkoy, Ugarit, Emar, and Megiddo in Palestine demonstrates that tales of the hero's exploits had. The actual progress in the study of social and economic structures of Late Bronze Age societies requires a general overview of the historical process in the area of the Eastern Mediterranean as a whole. This was the purpose of the symposium the proceedings of which are collected in the form of articles in the present volume. They are studies dealing with the Mycenaean world, with the Hittite. The Hittites (/ ˈ h ɪ t aɪ t s /) (in Greek Χετταίοι, in Latin Hetthaei) were an Anatolian people who played an important role in establishing an empire centered on Hattusa in north-central Anatolia around BC. This empire reached its height during the midth century BC under Suppiluliuma I, when it encompassed an area that included most of Anatolia as well as parts of the.

COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. Late Hittite Emar: The Chronology, Synchronisms, and Socio-Political Aspects of a Late Bronze Age Fortress Town Daniel E. Fleming & Murray Adamthwaite Journal of . Abstract: A comparison of the structure of administration in two key areas of the Hittite empire of the Late Bronze Age: central Anatolia and the Syrian dependencies.   Previous studies of the Emar texts dealing with the Hittite administration in Emar have clarified that although there was a strong Hittite presence in Emar, the Hittites ruled it as a vassal kingdom, using the principle of indirect control. While admitting this point, this paper discusses an aspect of the rule which has been almost ignored, i. e., the aspect of direct control. In this regard.