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Nebuchadrezzar and Babylon: The Schweich Lectures of the British Academy 1983

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Nebuchadrezzar and Babylon: The Schweich Lectures of The British Academy 1983 - Wiseman, D. J.
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This new examination of the region of Nebuchadrezzar II of Babylon (605-562 BC) includes revised interpretations of the Babylonian Chronicles for his reign, especially for the years of the campaigns against the West and the capture of Jerusalem. Excavations at Babylon are used to give a view of the city in Neo-Babylonian times, including the royal `Hanging Gardens' and the ziggurat. The varied literary genres current in this city of learning in the sixth century BC (including dreams and prophecies) and the role of hostages ...

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Nebuchadrezzar and Babylon: The Schweich Lectures of The British Academy 1983 1991, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780197261002

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