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Bert van der Spek

R.J. (Bert) van der Spek, professor of Ancient Mediterranean and West Asian history at the Vrije Universiteit (VU University) Amsterdam, specializes in the history of Hellenistic Babylonia. Presently he is working on an edition of Babylonian Chronicles of the Hellenistic Period (BCHP), here online, with the historical sections of the Astronomcial Diaries to be added. He also is working on projects concerning the history of market performance and the history of silver and money from Ancient Mesopotamia to the Present.

This page was last modified on 17 January 2014.