Daily Life in Ancient Mesopotamia

Daily Life in Ancient Mesopotamia
Title Daily Life in Ancient Mesopotamia PDF eBook
Author Karen Rhea Nemet-Nejat
Publisher Baker Academic
Pages 0
Release 2001-12-01
Genre Religion
ISBN 9780801047305

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The ancient world of Mesopotamia (from Sumer to the subsequent division into Babylonia and Assyria) vividly comes alive in this portrayal of the time period from 3100 BCE to the fall of Assyria (612 BCE) and Babylon (539 BCE). Readers will discover fascinating details about the lives of these people taken from the ancients' own descriptions. Beautifully illustrated, this easy-to-use reference contains a timeline and a historical overview to aid student research.




Everyday Life in Ancient Mesopotamia

Everyday Life in Ancient Mesopotamia
Title Everyday Life in Ancient Mesopotamia PDF eBook
Author Jean Bottéro
Publisher JHU Press
Pages 292
Release 2001-09-05
Genre History
ISBN 9780801868641

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Described by the editor as unpretentious roamings on the odd little byways of the history of ancient Mesopotamia, these 15 articles were originally published in the French journal L'Histoire and are designed to serve as an introductory sampling of the historical research on the lost civilization. Chapters explore cuisine, sexuality, women's rights, architecture, magic and medicine, myth, legend, and other aspects of Mesopotamian life. Originally published as Initiation a l'Orient ancien . Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR




Daily Life in Ancient Mesopotamia

Daily Life in Ancient Mesopotamia
Title Daily Life in Ancient Mesopotamia PDF eBook
Author Karen Rhea Nemet-Nejat
Publisher
Pages 370
Release 2002
Genre History
ISBN 9781565637122

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The ancient world of Mesopotamia (from Sumer to the subsequent division into Babylonia and Assyria) vividly comes alive in this portrayal of the time period from 3100 BCE to the fall of Assyria (612 BCE) and Babylon (539 BCE). Readers will discover fascinating details about the lives of these people taken from the ancients' own descriptions. Beautifully illustrated, this easy-to-use reference contains a timeline and a historical overview to aid student research. Annotation. This account brings the ancient world of Mesopotamia to life with details taken from primary texts such as economic records, scientific and mathematical texts, legal documents, official and personal correspondence, and magic and religious texts, drawing on the most recent discoveries of new excavation sites and artifacts. The focus is on historical Mesopotamia from 3100 BCE to the fall of Assyria (612 BCE) and Babylon (539 BCE). A glossary is included, plus b & w photos of artifacts. The author teaches at Yale University and has written other books on Mesopotamia. This is a paperbound reprint of a 1998 book published by Greenwood Press.




Handbook to Life in Ancient Mesopotamia

Handbook to Life in Ancient Mesopotamia
Title Handbook to Life in Ancient Mesopotamia PDF eBook
Author Stephen Bertman
Publisher Oxford University Press, USA
Pages 410
Release 2005-07-14
Genre History
ISBN 0195183649

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Modern-day archaeological discoveries in the Near East continue to illuminate man's understanding of the ancient world. This illustrated handbook describes the culture, history, and people of Mesopotamia, as well as their struggle for survival and happiness.




Life in Ancient Mesopotamia

Life in Ancient Mesopotamia
Title Life in Ancient Mesopotamia PDF eBook
Author Shilpa Mehta-Jones
Publisher Crabtree Publishing Company
Pages 36
Release 2005
Genre Juvenile Nonfiction
ISBN 9780778720362

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In between the fertile banks of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, in what was called the cradle of civilization, the first known civilization on earth evolved. Life in Ancient Mesopotamia describes the lives of ancient Sumerians, Babylonians, and Assyrians, and explores the gifts they brought to the world, including the wheel, plow, and sailboat. Great lawmakers such as Hammurabi, the architectural beauty of ziggurats and the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, along with the invention of cuneiform writing are also featured.




Living in Ancient Mesopotamia

Living in Ancient Mesopotamia
Title Living in Ancient Mesopotamia PDF eBook
Author Norman Bancroft Hunt
Publisher Chelsea House Pub
Pages 96
Release 2008-11-01
Genre History
ISBN 9780816063376

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Explores the ancient civilization of Mesopotamia by examining all aspects of daily life across all strata of society and focusing on the cycles of farming and trade, marriage and family life, education, and entertainment.




Daily Life in Ancient Mesopotamia

Daily Life in Ancient Mesopotamia
Title Daily Life in Ancient Mesopotamia PDF eBook
Author Karen Rhea Nemet-Nejat
Publisher Gem Online
Pages 368
Release 2002-12-01
Genre
ISBN 9780313326639

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A lively and engaging description of the everyday lives of ordinary people who lived in Ancient Mesopotamia.