Mario Liverani (born 1939 in Rome), is Professor of Ancient Near East History at the University of Rome La Sapienza. He is a member of many institutions, such as the American Oriental Society, Accademia delle Scienze di Torino, and doctor Honoris Causa of the University of Copenhagen and the Autonomous University of Madrid.

Awards and honorsEdit

Selected worksEdit

  • International Relations in the Ancient Near East, 1600-1100 BC (Studies in Diplomacy)
  • Myth And Politics In Ancient Near Eastern Historiography - written in co-operation with Zainab Bahrani.
  • Israel's History And the History of Israel
  • Antico Oriente. Storia, società, economia
  • Liverani, Mario (2006). Bahrani, Zainab; Van de Mieroop, Marc (eds.). Uruk: The First City. Translated by Bahrani, Zainab; Van De Mieroop, Marc. London: Equinox. ISBN 978-1-84553-191-1.
  • Liverani, Mario (2014). The Ancient Near East: history, society and economy. London: Routledge. ISBN 978-0415679060.


  1. ^ "Sheikh Zayed Book Award names Personality of the Year 2014". Sheikh Zayed Book Award. April 16, 2014. Archived from the original on May 28, 2014. Retrieved May 27, 2014.

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