King Hammurabi of Babylon by Marc van de Mieroop
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King Hammurabi of Babylon
By Marc van de Mieroop

King Hammurabi of Babylon

A Biography

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King Hammurabi of Babylon by Marc van de Mieroop

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This is the first biography in English of King Hammurabi, who ruled Babylon from 1792 to 1750 BC and presents a rounded view of his accomplishments. * Describes how Hammurabi dealt with powerful rivals and extended his kingdom. * Draws on the King's own writings and on diplomatic correspondence that has only recently become available. * Explores the administration of the kingdom and the legacies of his rule, especially his legal code. * Demonstrates how Hammurabi's conquests irrevocably changed the political organization of the Near East, so that he was long remembered as one of the great kings of the past. * Written to be accessible to a general audience.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405126601
ISBN-10: 1405126604
Format: Paperback
(215mm x 140mm x 12mm)
Pages: 184
Imprint: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 9-Sep-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Marc van de Mieroop

Marc Van De Mieroop is Professor of Ancient Near East History at Columbia University, New York. He has written numerous books and articles, including most recently A History of the Ancient Near East, c. 3000--323 BC (Blackwell Publishing, 2004).

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