Ancient World

The End of the Bronze Age: Changes in Warfare and the Catastrophe ca. 1200 B.C. - Third Edition

Paperback

Price:
$45.00 / £38.00
ISBN:
Published:
01/11/1996
Copyright:
1993
Pages:
264
Size:
6 x 9.25 in.
Illus:
10 halftones, 4 figures
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The Bronze Age came to a close early in the twelfth century b.c. with one of the worst calamities in history: over a period of several decades, destruction descended upon key cities throughout the Eastern Mediterranean, bringing to an end the Levantine, Hittite, Trojan, and Mycenaean kingdoms and plunging some lands into a dark age that would last more than four hundred years. In his attempt to account for this destruction, Robert Drews rejects the traditional explanations and proposes a military one instead.