The Ancient World: Extraordinary People in Extraordinary Societies, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1682171906
  • ISBN-13: 9781682171905
  • DDC: 930.03
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 1500 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released April 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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This sweeping work covers world cultures from prehistory through the year 700 C.E. with in-depth analysis of civilizations, key figures, cities, cultures and daily life. Its three volumes stretch beyond the boundaries of the ancient world of Greece, Rome and Egypt to include Egypt, China, the Near East, Europe, Africa, the Americas, and more. Coverage is broad in scope, yet easy to use, with guides for pronunciation, geography, word usage, and timelines included.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Publisher's Note.
Editor's Introduction.
Key to Pronunciation.
Contributors.
Table of Contents.
List of Maps.
Ancient Near East Overviews.
1: Ancient Near East Government.
2: Ancient Near East Literature.
3: Ancient Near East Science.
4: Ancient Near East City Life.
5: Ancient Near East Country Life.
6: Ancient Near East Food & Agriculture.
7: Ancient Near East Family Life.
8: The Hurrian People.
9: The Mamluks.
10: The Sāsānid Empire.
11: The Kassites.
12: The Ancient Warka (Uruk).
13: Ancient Near East Trade.
14: Ancient Near East Warfare.
15: Ancient Near East Women.
16: Ancient Near East Royals.
17: Ancient Near East Artists.
18: Egyptian Soldiers.
19: Near Eastern Soldiers.
20: Ancient Near East Tradesmen.
21: Ancient Near East Scribes.
22: Ancient Near East Slaves.
Ancient Near East People Places & Events.
23: ‘Abd Allāh ibn al-’ Abbās.
24: ‘Abd Allāh ibn az-Zubayr.
25: ‘Abd Allāh ibn Sa‘d ibn Abī Sarḥ.
26: ‘Abd al-Malik.
27: Abraha.
28: Abū Bakr.
29: Achaemenian Dynasty.
30: Ahab.
31: ‘Ā’ishah bint Abī Bakr.
32: Akiba ben Joseph.
33: ‘Alī ibn Abī ṬāLib.
34: Amos.
35: ‘Amr ibn al-‘Āṣ Mosque.
36: Anatolia.
37: Aqhat Epic.
38: Arabia.
39: Arameans.
40: Ardashīr I.
41: Argishti I.
42: Armenia.
43: Arsacid Dynasty.
44: Artabanus I–V.
45: Artavasdes II of Armenia.
46: Artemisia I.
47: Artemisia II.
48: Astyages.
49: Atossa.
50: Attalid Dynasty.
51: Avesta.
52: Bar Kokhba.
53: Bathsheba.
54: Ben-Hadad I.
55: Bible: Jewish.
56: Canaanites.
57: Christianity.
58: Croesus.
59: Cyaxares.
60: Cyrus the Great.
61: Damascus Document.
62: Darius III.
63: Darius the Great.
64: David.
65: Dead Sea Scrolls.
66: Elijah.
67: Essenes.
68: Exodus.
69: Ezekiel.
70: Ezra.
71: Greco-Persian Wars.
72: Gyges.
73: Hattusilis I.
74: Henotheism.
75: Herodian Dynasty.
76: Hezekiah.
77: Hittites.
78: Hosea.
79: Ḥusayn.
80: Isaiah.
81: Islam.
82: Israel.
83: James the Apostle.
84: Jehu.
85: Jeremiah.
86: Jeroboam I.
87: Jerusalem, Temple of.
88: Jesus Christ.
89: Jewish Diaspora.
90: Johanan ben Zakkai.
91: John the Baptist, Saint.
92: John the Evangelist, Saint.
93: Josiah.
94: Judaism.
95: Kadesh, Battle of.
96: Kaska.
97: Labarnas I.
98: Luwians.
99: Lycia.
100: Lydia.
101: Maccabees.
102: Manichaeanism.
103: Mary.
104: Masada, Battle of.
105: Mausolus.
106: Midas.
107: Mithradates I.
108: Mithradates II.
109: Mithradates VI Eupator.
110: Mithrism.
111: Moabites.
112: Montanism.
113: Moses.
114: Mu‘allaqāt, Al-.
115: Muḥammad.
116: Muwatallis.
117: Narses (Sāsānian Emperor).
118: Parthia.
119: Paul, Saint.
120: Persia.
121: Peter, Saint.
122: Philistines.
123: Phineas.
124: Phoenicia.
125: Phrygia.
126: Qur'ān.
127: Samson.
128: Samuel.
129: Saracen Conquest.
130: Sarduri I.
131: Sarduri II.
132: Sarduri III.
133: Sāsānian Empire.
134: Saul.
135: Scylax of Caryanda.
136: Shāpūr I.
137: Shāpūr II.
138: Solomon.
139: Suppiluliumas I.
140: Talmud.
141: Telipinus.
142: Tigranes the Great.
143: Umayyad Dynasty.
144: ‘Umar ibn al-Khaṭtāb.
145: Urartu.
146: Uruk.
147: ‘Uthmān ibn ‘Affān.
148: Xerxes I.
149: Yannai.
150: Yose Ben Yose.
151: Zealots.
152: Zenobia.
153: Zoroaster.
154: Zoroastrianism.
155: Zurvanism.
Ancient India Overviews.
156: The Harappan Civilization.
157: Mohenjo-Daro.
158: The Maurya Empire.
159: Ancient India Art & Architecture.
160: Ancient India Religion.
161: Ancient India Literature.
162: Ancient India Government.
163: Ancient India City Life.
164: Ancient India Country Life.
165: Ancient India Family Life.
166: Ancient India Food & Agriculture.
167: Ancient India Women.
168: Ancient India Trade.
169: Ancient India Warfare.
170: Ancient India Brahmans.
171: Ancient India Soldiers.
172: Ancient India Artists.
173: Ancient India Untoucables.
Ancient India People, Places & Events.
174: Advaita.
175: Aiṅkururnūru.
176: Ājīvikas.
177: Akanāṉūṟu.
178: Amaravātī School.
179: Amaru.
180: Ānanda.
181: Andhradesha School.
182: Appar.
183: Āraṇyakas.
184: Āryabhaṭa.
185: Asaṅga.
186: Ashvaghosa.