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The Ancient East

The Ancient East

D. G. Hogarth

The Ancient East covers the history of Babylonia and the surrounding areas from 1000 B.C. to 400 B.C. It also has a chapter on the victory of the West, which includes Alexander’s conquest of the East. Simple and readable, no footnotes, written in clear language, it goes into considerable detail for such a short book.

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The Ancient Fragments

The Ancient Fragments

I. P. Cory

This book contains the fragments of writings and literature from the Ancient Near East, including Assyria, Babylon, Persia and Carthage. The writings are those of Sanchoniatho, Berossus, Abydenus, Megasthenes and Manetho as well as The Hermetic Creed, The Old Chronicle, The Laterculus of Eratosthenes, The Tyrian Annals, The Oracles of Zoroaster…

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An Assyrian Doomsday Book

An Assyrian Doomsday Book

C. H. W. Johns

An Assyrian Doomsday Book or Liber Censualis, Of The District Round Harran; In The Seventh Century B. C. Copied From The Cuneiform Tablets In The British Museum. Taken from the Preface: ‘In the following pages are set out the remains of the earliest survey of the district about Harran, of which we have any record. I am not without hope that the light…

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Astrology and Religion Among the Greeks and Romans

Astrology and Religion Among the Greeks and Romans

Franz Cumont

This is a study of star-worship collected from all available astrological and astronomical texts from antiquity. This book summarizes the authors knowledge and theories on this subject. Cumont shows that astronomical knowledge was developed over time in the ancient Near East, eventually allowing prediction of phenomena such as the location of the planets…

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The Babylonian Legends of Creation

The Babylonian Legends of Creation

E. A. Wallis Budge

With 25 illustrations. Chapters include: Discovery Of The Tablets; Publication Of The Creation Tablets; The Object Of The Babylonian Legend Of The Creation; Variant Forms Of The Babylonian Legend Of The Creation; The “Bilingual” Version Of The Creation Legend; The Legend Of The Creation According To Berosus And Damascius; and more.

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Babylonian Life and History

Babylonian Life and History

E. A. Wallis Budge

Babylonian Life And History gives detailed accounts of this ancient civilisation. Chapters include Babylon According to the Cuneiform Inscriptions, Babylon According to the Classical Authors, Babylonian History from 3800 B.C. to 668 B.C., Babylon Under the Persians, Life and Art in Ancient Babylon, Religion and Babylonian writing and literature.

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