Handbook to Life in Ancient Mesopotamia

Handbook to Life in Ancient Mesopotamia

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Examines ancient Mesopotamian life, geography, society, government, religion, architecture, language, economy, arts, transportation, trade, and the military.

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Bertman (emeritus, classical studies, U. of Windsor, Ontario; art history, U. of Michigan) examines the succession of civilizations that flourished in ancient Mesopotamia from 3500 to 500 B.C.E.: Sumer, Babylonia, and Assyria. Topics explored include geography, archaeology and history, government and society, religion and myth, language, writing, literature, architecture and engineering, sculpture and other arts, economy, transportation and trade, military affairs, everyday life, sacred scripture, and the legacy of the region. Illustrated with original line drawings, photographs, and maps. For students, researchers, and general readers. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: New York : Facts on File, c2003
ISBN: 9780816043460
Characteristics: xii, 396 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm


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