By Mogens Trolle Larsen

ISBN-10: 1107119561

ISBN-13: 9781107119567

ISBN-10: 1107552036

ISBN-13: 9781107552036

the traditional Anatolian urban of Kanesh (present-day Kültepe, Turkey) used to be a consistently inhabited website from the early Bronze Age via Roman instances. the town flourished c.2000–1750 BCE as an outdated Assyrian exchange outpost and the earliest attested advertisement society in global background. greater than 23,000 difficult clay drugs from inner most service provider homes supply a close description of a approach of long-distance alternate that reached from imperative Asia to the Black Sea area and the Aegean. The texts checklist universal actions equivalent to alternate among Kanesh and town nation of Assur and among Assyrian retailers and native humans. The capsules let us know in regards to the economic climate in addition to tradition, language, faith, and personal lives of people we will be able to determine through identify, career, and occasionally even character. This e-book offers an in-depth account of this shiny Bronze Age Anatolian society, revealing the day-by-day lives of its inhabitants.

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