The Cambridge Ancient History: Plates, Bk.1: Plates to Volumes 1 and 2

The Cambridge Ancient History: Plates, Bk.1: Plates to Volumes 1 and 2

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Edited by I.E.S. Edwards, Edited by C.J. Gadd, Edited by N. G. L. Hammond, Edited by E. Sollberger

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  • Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Format: Hardback | 223 pages
  • Dimensions: 157mm x 234mm x 18mm | 454g
  • Publication date: 15 September 1977
  • Publication City/Country: Cambridge
  • ISBN 10: 0521205719
  • ISBN 13: 9780521205719
  • Edition: 2, Revised
  • Edition statement: 2nd Revised edition

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A new Plates Volume to accompany the four new Parts of The Cambridge Ancient History, Volumes I and II. The editors have selected many new as well as familiar subjects for illustration, and contributors to the text Volumes have made frequent references to these illustrations. The Plates Volume can also, however, stand on its own as a visual guide to the formative period of civilization in Egypt, the Middle East and the Aegean region from earliest times to about 1000 B.C.

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In selecting the illustrations for this volume the main considerations have been to exemplify the material on which the arguments in the text are based and to show pieces of particular artistic or technical merit.

Table of contents

1. Primitive man in Europe in Mesolithic times J. G. D. Clark; 2. Ancient Western Asia M. B. Rowton; 3. Anatolia before c.4000 B.C. J. Mellaart; 4. The development of cities from Al-'ubaid to the end of Uruk 5 Sir Max Mallowan; 5. Predynastic Egypt Elise J. Baumgartel; 6. Palestine during the Neolithic and Chalcolithic periods R. de Vaux; 7. Cyprus in the Neolithic and Chalcolithic periods H. W. Catling; 8. The Stone Age in the Aegean S. S. Weinberg; 9. The early dynastic period in Egypt I. E. S. Edwards; 10. The cities of Babylonia C. J. Gadd; 11. The old kingdom in Egypt and the beginning of the first intermediate period W. Stevenson Smith; 12. Palestine in the early Bronze Age R. de Vaux; 13. Syria before 2200 B.C. Margaret S. Drower; 14. Anatolia c.4000-2300 B.C. J. Mellaart; 15. The identification of Troy Carl W. Blegen; 16. The dynasty of Agade and the Gutian invasion C. J. Gadd; 17. The middle kingdom in Egypt William C. Hayes; 18. Syria and palestine c. 2160-1780 B.C.: the archaeological sites Kathleen M. Kenyon; 19. Babylonia c. 2120-1800 B.C. C. J. Gadd; 20. Anatolia c. 2300-1750 B.C. J. Mellaart; 21. Greece, Crete and the Aegean Islands in the Early Bronze Age John L. Caskey; 22. Cyprus in the early Bronze Age H. W. Catling; 23. Northern Mesopotamia and Syria J.-R. Kupper; 24. Egypt: from the death of Ammenemes III to Seqenenre II William C. Hayes; 25. Palestine in the middle Bronze Age Kathleen M. Kenyon; 26. Greece and the Aegean Islands in the Middle Bronze Age John L. Caskey; 27. The maturity of Minoan civilization F. Matz; 28. Cyprus in the Middle Bronze Age H. W. Catling; 29. Egypt: from the expulsion of the Hyksos to Amenophis I T. G. H. James; 30. Egypt: international affairs from Tuthmosis I to the death of Amenophis III William C. Hayes; 31. Syria c. 1550-1400 B.C. Margaret S. Drower; 32. Palestine in the time of the eighteenth dynasty Kathleen M. Kenyon; 33. The Zenith of Minoan civilization F. Matz; 34. The linear scripts and the tablets as historical documents: literacy in Minoan and mycenaean lands Sterling Dow; 35. The rise of Mycenaean civilization Frank H. Stubbings; 36. Troy VI Carl W. Blegen; 37. Assyria and Babylon c.1370-1300 C. J. Gadd; 38. Egypt: the Amarna period and the end of the eighteenth dynasty Cyril Aldred; 39. Ugarit Margaret S. Drower; 40. Troy VII Carl W. Blegen; 41. The expansion of Mycenaean civilization Frank H. Stubbings; 42. Cyprus in the Late Bronze Age H. W. Catling; 43. Egypt: from the inception of the nineteenth dynasty to the death of Ramesses III R. O. Faulkner; 44. Assyrian military power 1300-1200 B.C. J. M. Munn-Rankin; 45. Elam c.1600-1200 B.C. Rene Labat; 46. Phygia and the peoples of Anatolia in the Iron Age R. D. Barnett; 47. Assyria and Babylonia c.1200-1000 B.C. D. J. Wiseman; 48. Egypt: from the death of Ramesses III to the end of the twenty-first dynasty J. Cerny; 49. The end of Mycenaean civilization and the Dark Age: the archaeological background V. R. D'A. Desborough; 50. The Western Mediterranean Glyn Daniel and J. D. Evans; 51. Greek settlement in the Eastern Aegean and Asia minor J. M. Cook; 52. The religion and mythology of the Greeks W. K. C. Guthrie.