By Susan Pollock, Reinhard Bernbeck
Archaeologies of the center East presents an leading edge advent to the archaeology of this attention-grabbing zone and a window on either its previous and current.
- Written by way of the various best archaeologists of the center East: students from assorted backgrounds with quite a lot of pursuits and highbrow approaches
- Coverage spans 100,000 years: from the Paleolithic to Hellenistic times
- Explores the connections among modern day politics and the social context of archaeological perform and diverse underutilized techniques to archaeological interpretation
- Designed for scholar use
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The Parthian dynasty established itself as a political counterweight against Rome. The territory reached from Afghanistan to the upper Euphrates which was the border with Rome. Despite a dynasty that is one of the longest-lasting of the Near East, Parthian history is marginalized in Near Eastern historiography because written sources are scarce, and much of what we know is derived from the adversarial information of Roman authors (Ball 2000:12–13). During the Parthian reign, a shift is perceptible in Mesopotamia from Philhellenism to ideological recourse to the Achaemenids as political ancestors (Schippmann 1980:75–76).
Archaeologies of the Middle East : critical perspectives by Susan Pollock, Reinhard Bernbeck