Foreign Relations of Babylonia from 1600 to 625 B. C.: The Documentary Evidence

@article{Brinkman1972ForeignRO,
  title={Foreign Relations of Babylonia from 1600 to 625 B. C.: The Documentary Evidence},
  author={John A. Brinkman},
  journal={American Journal of Archaeology},
  year={1972},
  volume={76},
  pages={271 - 281}
}
  • J. Brinkman
  • Published 1 July 1972
  • History
  • American Journal of Archaeology
Brinkman began by defining his topic and explained that he intended to discuss the period from the sack of Babylon by the Hittites (ca. 1595 B.C.) through the reign of Kandalanu (d. 627 B.c.),2 a time that is something of a dark age in Babylonian history. He would stress the foreign relations of Babylonia, particularly contacts with Assyria, Syria-Palestine, Anatolia, Egypt and Elam. He next discussed the documentary evidence concerning this period, on which his treatment would be based. The… 
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