Description - Babylon, Memphis, Persepolis by Walter Burkert
This book traverses the ancient world's three great centres of cultural exchange - Babylonian Nineveh, Egyptian Memphis, and Iranian Persepolis - to situate classical Greece in its proper historical place, at the Western margin of a more comprehensive Near Eastern-Aegean cultural community that emerged in the Bronze Age and expanded westward in the first millennium B.C.
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Author Biography - Walter Burkert
Walter Burkert is Professor Emeritus of Classics, University of Zurich.