An Introduction to the Ancient World

R.J. van der Spek, Lukas de Blois

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Abstract

This third edition is thoroughly updated and some chapters are completely rewritten to cover recent historical research. Changes include:
• more attention to economic structures and developments, and to the history of the later Roman Empire (third to sixth centuries AD);
• incorporation of the results of recent archaeological and historical research, and recently published studies of ancient literature;
• ‘boxes’ that support the main text, on topics including economic and political systems, religion and terminology;
• redrawn maps and new, higher-quality images;
• the inclusion of useful websites in the bibliography.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherRoutledge
Number of pages402
Edition3rd
ISBN (Electronic)9781351245463
ISBN (Print)9780815372417, 9781138504561
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2019

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Keywords

  • ancient history
  • classics
  • assyriology
  • egyptology
  • archaeology
  • history
  • ancient studies

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van der Spek, R. J., & de Blois, L. (2019). An Introduction to the Ancient World. (3rd ed.) London: Routledge.
van der Spek, R.J. ; de Blois, Lukas. / An Introduction to the Ancient World. 3rd ed. London : Routledge, 2019. 402 p.
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