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By John Boardman, I. E. S. Edwards, N. G. L. Hammond, E. Sollberger

Quantity III of The Cambridge historical heritage used to be first released in 1925 in a single quantity. the recent version has elevated to such an volume, as a result of the significant quantity of recent info now on hand, that it has needed to be divided into 3 components. quantity III half 1 opens with a survey of the Balkans north of Greece within the Prehistoric interval. this can be the 1st time this type of survey has been released of this sector which along with its intrinsic curiosity is necessary for its effect at the cultures of the Aegean and Anatolia. the remainder of the booklet is dedicated to the 10th to the 8th centuries B. C. In Greece and the Aegean the most subject is the sluggish regeneration from the darkish Age and the emergence of a society within which might be visible the beginnings of the city-state. through the comparable interval in Western Asia and the center East the Kingdoms of Assyria and Babylonia upward thrust to strength, the Urartians seem, and in Palestine the kingdoms of Israel and Judah flourish. In Egypt the country's fortunes revive in brief below Shoshenq I. the ultimate bankruptcy during this half offers with the languages of Greece and the Balkans and with the discovery and unfold of alphabetic writing.

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