Royal Cities of the Biblical World

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Joan Goodnick Westenholz
Bible Lands Museum, 1996 - Babylon (Extinct city) - 334 pages
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Royal Cities of the Biblical World was published as a catalogue to accompany the exhibition "Jerusalem-A Capital for All times, Royal Cities of the biblical World" at the Bible Lands Museum Jerusalem, from 17.1 to 31.12.1996. This major exhibition explored the role, design and function of eight capitals of the ancient Near East. This catalogue includes 15 articles concerning the nature of the ancient capitals of Ur, Hattu sa, Akhetaten, Tanis, Nineveh, Babylon, Susa and Jerusalem by leading scholars of international renown.

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Contents

Ur The Primaeval City of Kingship
3
Hattusa The City of Silver
53
Akhetaten The City of One
83
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