The Cambridge Ancient History Volume 3, Part 2:
The Assyrian and Babylonian Empires and Other States of the Near East, from the Eighth to the Sixth Centuries BC
by John Boardman, I. E. S. Edwards, E. Sollberger, N. G. L. Hammond (Editors)
The Cambridge Ancient History Volume III Part 2 carries on the history of the Near East from the close of Volume III Part 1 and covers roughly the same chronological period as Volume III Part 3. It describes the rise and fall of the great empires of Assyria and Babylonia, the sack of Jerusalem and the exile of the Jews in Babylon.