Letters of the great kings of the ancient Near East : the royal correspondence of the late Bronze Age

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Full title: Letters of the great kings of the ancient Near East : the royal correspondence of the late Bronze Age / Trevor Bryce.
Main author: Bryce, Trevor, 1940-
Format: Book           


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245 1 0 |a Letters of the great kings of the ancient Near East :  |b the royal correspondence of the late Bronze Age /  |c Trevor Bryce. 
260 |a London ;  |a New York :  |b Routledge,  |c 2003. 
300 |a xi, 253 p. :  |b ill., maps ;  |c 24 cm. 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-243) and index. 
505 0 |a Setting the scene. The main players: the five great kingdoms. The interaction of the players: imperial administration and international relationships -- The letters and their themes. Letters and messengers. The club of royal brothers. Gift-exchanges. The marriage market. Sending for the doctor -- Historical episodes. The Syrian principalities. The warlords of Amurru. Hittite frontier correspondence. An extraordinary request. Letter to a Mycenaean king. The elusive Urhi-teshub -- Last days. 
651 0 |a Middle East  |x History  |y To 622  |v Sources. 
651 0 |a Middle East  |x Kings and rulers  |v Correspondence. 
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