The Ancient Arabs: Nomads on the Borders of the Fertile Crescent, 9Th-5Th Centuries B.C.

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BRILL, 1982 - History - 265 pages
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Contents

Preface
1
THE AKKADIAN AND BIBLICAL SOURCES
20
The biblical sources
60
From mid9th century B C to Assyrian imperial
75
From TiglathPileser III to Sargon II 738705 B C
81
Sargons economic policy and its effect upon the nomads
101
From Sennacherib to Assurbanipal
112
B The reign of Esarhaddon 681669 B C
125
The Chaldaean period 605539 B C
170
The Achaemenid period 539ca 450 B C
192
B Achaemenid rule in North Arabia and Transjordan
201
Problems of identification
210
Appendix B The Sons of Qeturah and the Sons of Ishmael
231
Abbreviations
243
General index
249
Index of sources
259

The reign of Assurbanipal 668627 B C
142

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