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<p><b>Discover a comprehensive and cross-disciplinary handbook exploring several sub-regions and key themes perfect for a new generation of students&nbsp;</b><b>&nbsp;</b></p> <p><i>A Companion to the Hellenistic and Roman Near East</i>&nbsp;delivers the first complete handbook in the area of Hellenistic and Roman Near Eastern&nbsp;history. The book is divided into sections dealing with interdisciplinary source material, each with a great deal of regional variety and engaging with several key themes. It integrates discussions of the classical Near East with the typical undergraduate teaching syllabus in the&nbsp;Anglo-Saxon&nbsp;world.&nbsp;</p> <p>All contributors in this edited volume are leading scholars in their field, with a combination of established researchers and academics,&nbsp;and emerging voices.&nbsp;Contributors&nbsp;&nbsp;hail&nbsp;from countries&nbsp;across several continents, and&nbsp;work in various disciplines,&nbsp;including&nbsp;Ancient History, Archaeology, Art History, Epigraphy, Numismatics, and Oriental Studies.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>In addition to furthering the integration of the Levantine lands in the&nbsp;classical&nbsp;periods into the teaching canon, the book offers readers:&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li>The first comprehensively structured Companion and edited handbook on the Hellenistic and Roman Near East&nbsp;</li> <li>Extensive regional and sub-regional variety in the cross-disciplinary source material&nbsp;</li> <li>A way to compensate for the recent destruction of&nbsp;monuments&nbsp;in the region&nbsp;and the new generation of researchers&rsquo; inability to examine these historical stages in person&nbsp;</li> <li>An integration of&nbsp;the study of the Hellenistic and Roman Near East with traditional undergraduate teaching syllabi in the&nbsp;Anglo-Saxon&nbsp;world&nbsp;</li> </ul> <p>Perfect for undergraduate&nbsp;history&nbsp;and classics&nbsp;students studying the&nbsp;Near East,&nbsp;<i>A Companion to the Hellenistic and Roman Near East</i>&nbsp;will also earn a place in the libraries of graduate students and&nbsp;scholars&nbsp;working&nbsp;within Near Eastern studies, as well as interested members of the public with a passion for history.&nbsp;</p>

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