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Peoples of the Ancient World

This series stands as the first port of call for anyone who wants to know more about the historically important peoples of the ancient world and the early middle ages.

Reliable, up-to-date and with special attention paid to the peoples’ enduring legacy and influence, Peoples of the Ancient World will ensure the continuing prominence of these crucial figures in modern-day study and research.

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  1. The Babylonians

    An Introduction

    By Gwendolyn Leick

    Series: Peoples of the Ancient World

    Gwendolyn Leick's approachable survey introduces the Babylonians, the people, the culture and the reality behind the popular myth of Babylon. Spanning some 1800 years in the history of the Babylonians, from the time of Hammurabi, famous for his Law-Code, to the time when Alexander's heirs...

    Published September 11th 2002 by Routledge

  2. Arabia and the Arabs

    From the Bronze Age to the Coming of Islam

    By Robert G. Hoyland

    Series: Peoples of the Ancient World

    Long before Muhammed preached the religion of Islam, the inhabitants of his native Arabia had played an important role in world history as both merchants and warriorsArabia and the Arabs provides the only up-to-date, one-volume survey of the region and its peoples, from prehistory to the coming of...

    Published August 22nd 2001 by Routledge

  3. The Israelites

    An Introduction

    By Antony Kamm

    Series: Peoples of the Ancient World

    Antony Kamm presents an accessible, user-friendly introduction to the people of the kingdoms of Israel and Judah from earliest times up to AD 135. Charting the history of the Israelites, Kamm discusses their origins, land, society, culture and religion, as well as their relationship to the Roman...

    Published July 28th 1999 by Routledge

  4. Archaeology of the Mississippian Culture

    A Research Guide

    By Peter N. Peregrine

    Series: Peoples of the Ancient World

    First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published October 31st 1995 by Routledge

  5. The Greeks

    An Introduction to Their Culture

    By Robin Sowerby

    Series: Peoples of the Ancient World

    A concise yet wide-ranging introduction to the culture of ancient Greece, The Greeks is a lucid survey that:* covers all the key elements of ancient Greek civilization from the age of Homer to the end of the classical period* provides detailed discussions of the main trends in literature and...

    Published September 20th 1995 by Routledge

  6. The Romans

    An Introduction

    By Antony Kamm

    Series: Peoples of the Ancient World

    The Romans: an introduction 2nd edition is a concise, readable, and comprehensive survey of the civilization of ancient Rome. It covers more than 1200 years of political and military history, including many of the famous, and infamous, personalities who featured in them, and describes the religions...

    Published September 20th 1995 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. The Vikings
    By Neil Price
    To Be Published July 30th 2015

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