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Ancient Near East

Sumeria (c. 3100-c. 2000 BCE)

Akkadia (c.2350-2200 BCE)

Babylonia (c.2000-1600 BCE)

Kassites and Hittites (c.1600-717 BCE)

Assyria (c.1350- 612 BCE)

  • Code of the Assyrians, c. 1075 BCE
    Excerpts on sex and gender matters.
  • Tiglathpileser I (r. 1115-1077 BCE): Inscription [At Then Again]
  • Tiglathpileser I, King of Assyria, B.C  (r. 1115-1077 BCE): Inscription [At MUniv]

Chaldea/Neo-Babylonia (612-539 BCE)

Phoenicia 950 BCE on

Carthage: The Punic Empire

Gender and Sexuality

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Gender and Sexuality

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People of Israel

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Persian Religions

  • WEB Avesta Page [Website]
    A significant collection of Zoroastrian texts.

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The Hellenistic World

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Civil Wars and Revolution

The Principate to 192 CE

Later Roman Law

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Late Antiquity

Military Revolution and Government

The "Triumph" of the Church

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The date of inception was 4/8/1998.

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