23/6/21. Beginning with a description of the physical changes that occurred in the region following the last Ice Age, and their influence on patterns of settlement, the atlas tells the story of the cultural, technological, political and economic achievements of the different peoples, races and tribes who occupied the area in the course of nearly 12,000 years. From the early nomads, it charts the growth of the warring city states, through the rise of Babylon and Assyria, and culminating in the mighty Persian empire of Darius and its destruction by Alexander the Great in 330 BC. 53 maps; 468 illustrations, 342 in color.
Cultural Atlas of Mesopotamia and the Ancient Near East / M. Roaf
Uitgeverij;Facts on File.
Hardcover met omslag. 2000.