A Political History Of The Arameans: From Their Origins To The End Of Their Polities (Archaeology And Biblical Studies)
Publish Date: 2016-10-07
Author: K. Lawson Younger Jr.
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An up-to-date analysis of the history of the ancient Near East and the Arameans
K. Lawson Younger Jr. presents a political history of the Arameans from their earliest origins to the demise of their independent entities. The book investigates their tribal structures, the development of their polities, and their interactions with other groups in the ancient Near East. Younger utilizes all of the available sources to develop a comprehensive picture of this complex, yet highly important, people whose influence and presence spanned the Fertile Cresent.
The best, recent understanding of tribal political structures, aspects of mobile pastoralism, and models of migration
A regional rather than a monolithic approach to the rise of Aramean polities
Thorough integration of the complex relationships and interactions of the Arameans with the Luwians, the Assyrians, the Israelites, and others