chapter  4
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Assyria and Babylon: Previewing the Multinational in The Middle Bronze Age (2000–1500 BCE)

As best can be ascertained, the poet John Masefi eld did not study at the London School of Economics. Yet his elegant word picture of ancient Assyria is one not well-known to most. Assyria the Warrior is a fi gure well-researched; Assyria the innovative Merchant Prince is the theme of this chapter.