Flinders Petrie, by George Frederic Watts, 1900.
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Syria and Egypt from the Tell El Amarna Letters by Flinders Petrie

W.M. Flinders Petrie [1853-19W.M. Flinders Petrie [1853-1942], Syria and Egypt. From the Tell El Amarna Letters

Today’s free book is an examination of the Tell El Amarna Letters’ portrait of ancient Egypt and Syria by the “father of palestinian archaeology”, Sir Flinders Petrie. This public domain title was digitised from the copy held in Spurgeon’s College library.

W.M. Flinders Petrie [1853-19W.M. Flinders Petrie [1853-1942], Syria and Egypt. From the Tell El Amarna Letters. London: Methuen & Co., 1898. Hbk. pp.187. [Click here to visit the download page for this title]

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
    • 1. Discovery of the Letters at Tell el Amarna
    • 2. Transliteration and summaries
    • 3. Historical order of the Letters
    • 4, Allegiance of the Syrians to Egypt
    • 5. Chronology of the Letters
    • 6. Identification of the places named.
    • 7. Published sources
    • 8. Conquests of the Egyptians in Syria
    • 9. Position of the principal personages named
  2. Letters of the Peace
    • 10. Kings of the Khatti
    • 11. Dushratta of Mitani
    • 12. Kallimasin of Babylonia
    • 13. Burnaburyash of Babylonia
    • 14. King of Alashia
    • 15. Kings of Assyria and N ukhashi
    • 16. Petty Governors in peace
  3. The North Syrian War
    • 17. Troubles in Amki with the Khatti
    • 18. Trouble about Damascus
    • 19. Namyawaza in trouble
    • 20. Galilee rebelling
    • 21. Aziru in peace
    • 22. Abdashirta stating his fidelity
    • 23. Ribaddi attacked
    • 24. Ribaddi in Simyra
    • 25. Ribaddi in Gubla
    • 26. Simyra lost
    • 27. Abimilki of Tyre in trouble
    • 28. Ribaddi in Beyrut
    • 29. Ribaddi in Gubla
    • 30. Ribaddi in Beyrut
    • 31. Beyrut lost, Ribaddi in Gubla
  4. The South Syrian War
    • 32. Abdkhiba in trouble
    • 33. Milkili and allies doubtful
    • 34. Abdkhiba attacked
    • 35. Fighting round Gezer
    • 36. Fighting round Megiddo
    • 37. Shuwardata in trouble
    • 38. Abdkhiba failing
    • 39. Loss of South Palestine
    • 40. Movements of the Hittites and Amorites
    • 41. Varieties of Government in Syria
    • 42. Biographical notices of the principal persons
    • 43. Index of persons
    • 44. Index of places
    • 45. Identification of places

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