The city besieged: siege and its manifestations in the ancient Near East

Exploring the military, legal, social and literary aspects of ancient warfare, this book examines the multifaceted nature of the siege phenomenon in the ancient Near East. It incorporates lexical study and military thinking and focuses on the technology of warfare and human behavior in a state of em...

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Contributors: Ephʻal, Israel (Other)
Format: Electronic Book
Language:English
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Published: Leiden Boston Brill 2009
In:Year: 2009
Reviews:[Rezension von: Israel Eph’al, The city besieged. Siege and Its manifestations in the Ancient Near East] (2011) (Marriott, John)
Series/Journal:Culture and history of the ancient Near East v. 36
Further subjects:B Military art and science History Middle East Middle East
B Military art and science (Middle East) History
B Siege warfare
B History
B HISTORY ; Military ; Strategy
B Sieges (Middle East)
B Middle East
B Electronic books History
B Siege warfare Middle East
B Military art and science
B Siege warfare (Middle East)
B Sieges Middle East
B Sieges
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Summary:Exploring the military, legal, social and literary aspects of ancient warfare, this book examines the multifaceted nature of the siege phenomenon in the ancient Near East. It incorporates lexical study and military thinking and focuses on the technology of warfare and human behavior in a state of emergency
Item Description: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. - Includes bibliographical references and indexes. - Description based on print version record
ISBN:9047427564