The city besieged : : siege and its manifestations in the ancient Near East / / Israel Ephʻal.

Exploring the military, legal, social and literary aspects of ancient warfare, this study examines the multifaceted nature of the siege phenomenon in the Ancient Near East. The book is based on Akkadian and biblical (and, to lesser degree, Greek, Aramaic, Egyptian, Hittite and Ugaritic) sources as w...

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Superior document:Culture and history of the ancient Near East ; v. 36
Year of Publication:2009
Edition:1st ed.
Series:Culture and history of the ancient Near East ; v. 36.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xvii, 211 pages) :; illustrations, maps
Notes:Two printings were published in 2009; one had only the first 113 pages and was probably an error, and the other had 211 pages, with two additional chapters (4 and 5) which match the tables of contents (p. [x-xi) and bibliography and indexes.
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