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 honors
- 2014 Sheikh Zayed Book Award in the "Arabic Culture in Other Languages" category for his book "Imagining Babylon"
- 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
- Uruk: La Prima Città
- Liverani, Mario (2014). The Ancient Near East: history, society and economy. London: Routledge. ISBN 0415679060.
- "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.
- Faculty of Humanities at the University of Rome La Sapienza
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