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Published by Brill in Leiden, Boston .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Middle East

Subjects:

  • Older people -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Middle East -- History.,
  • Support (Domestic relations) -- Middle East -- History.,
  • Older people -- Services for -- Middle East -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statement[edited] by Marten Stol and Sven P. Vleeming.
SeriesStudies in the history and culture of the ancient Near East,, vol. xiv, Studies in the history and culture of the ancient Near East ;, v. 14.
ContributionsStol, Marten., Vleeming, S. P.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKMC181 .C37 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination280 p. ;
Number of Pages280
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL352952M
ISBN 109004108963
LC Control Number98012595

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