Daily Life in Ancient Mesopotamia

Daily Life in Ancient Mesopotamia
Title Daily Life in Ancient Mesopotamia PDF eBook
Author Karen Rhea Nemet-Nejat
Publisher Greenwood Publishing Group
Pages 376
Release 1998
Genre History
ISBN 9780313294976

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The ancient world of Mesopotamia (from Sumer to the subsequent division into Babylonia and Assyria) 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.




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.




Everyday Life in Ancient Mesopotamia

Everyday Life in Ancient Mesopotamia
Title Everyday Life in Ancient Mesopotamia PDF eBook
Author Jean Bottéro
Publisher
Pages 296
Release 2001-09-05
Genre History
ISBN

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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




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.




Ancient Mesopotamian Daily Life

Ancient Mesopotamian Daily Life
Title Ancient Mesopotamian Daily Life PDF eBook
Author Barbara Krasner
Publisher The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
Pages 50
Release 2016-07-15
Genre Juvenile Nonfiction
ISBN 1477789073

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A day in the life of the average Mesopotamian was quite a bit different from the daily lives of most of us today. Readers will enjoy this engrossing volume as it guides them through the everyday lives of ancient Mesopotamians. They will learn about the overreaching class structure as well as the organization of the homes. The informative text informs readers about everything from the clothes they wore, to the jewelry they adorned themselves with, and to the ways they wore their hair. Readers can expect an enjoyable read that provides them with much insight into these ancient lives.




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.




Ancient Mesopotamian Daily Life

Ancient Mesopotamian Daily Life
Title Ancient Mesopotamian Daily Life PDF eBook
Author Barbara Krasner
Publisher The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
Pages 50
Release 2016-07-15
Genre Juvenile Nonfiction
ISBN 1477789081

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"Readers of this interactive eBook will enjoy learning about the everyday lives of ancient Mesopotamians through engaging text, rich illustrations, and interactive features, such as timelines, quizzes, primary sources, videos, and more. They will learn about the overreaching class structure as well as the organization of the homes. The informative text with professionally read audio informs readers about everything from the clothes they wore, to the jewelry they adorned themselves with, and to the ways they wore their hair. Readers can expect an enjoyable read that provides them with much insight into these ancient lives"--Provided by the publisher.