Trevor Bryce, Honourary Research Consultant, University of Queensland, Australia
Trevor Bryce is an Honorary Research Consultant in the University of Queensland, and an Emeritus Professor of the University of New England, Australia, where he was Professor of Classics and Ancient History. He is also a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities and has been awarded an Australian Centenary medal for services to History. Although trained as a Classicist, primarily in Latin language and literature, most of his research has been conducted in the field of Near Eastern history and civilization, with some emphasis also on the links between the Classical and Near Eastern worlds. He is the author of numerous books and articles on Near Eastern history, including The World of the Neo-Hittite Kingdoms (2012) and Babylonia: A Very Short Introduction (2016), also published by Oxford University Press.
The Tale to be Told Part I: The Bronze Ages 1. The First Kingdoms 2. The International Intruders 3. The Amorite Warrior-Chiefs 4. The Empires Collide 5. The End of an Era Part II: From the Iron Age to the Macedonian Conquest 6. The Age of Iron 7. The Wolf upon the Fold: The Neo-Assyrian Invasions 8. From Nebuchadnezzar to Alexander Part III: Syria under Seleucid Rule 9. The Rise of the Seleucid Empire 10. The Seleucid Empire in its Prime 11. The Maccabean Rebellion 12. The Decline and Fall of the Seleucids Part IV: Syria under Roman Rule 13. The Coming of the Romans 14. Nabataean Excursus 15. The Syrian Emperors 16. The Crisis Years Part V: The Rise and Fall of Palmyra 17. From Desert Oasis to Royal Capital: The Story of Palmyra 18. Syria's 'King of Kings': The Life and Death of Odenathus 19. Zenobia, Queen of the East The Last Farewell Appendix I: Chronology Appendix II: King-Lists Appendix III: Literary Sources Notes Bibliography Index