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Living in Ancient Mesopotamia

Living in Ancient Mesopotamia covers the period from 4000 BCE (Sumer) and 1000 to 500 BCE (Assyria and Babylonia). It examines the day-to-day lives of ancient Mesopotamians,… (See Below for Full Description)
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Living in Ancient Mesopotamia covers the period from 4000 BCE (Sumer) and 1000 to 500 BCE (Assyria and Babylonia). It examines the day-to-day lives of ancient Mesopotamians, from kings and priests to slaves. The structures of the family and government are explained, as well as the effects on Mesopotamian law of several major rulers. Particular attention is paid to the contribution of Sumerian culture, including the plow, the pottery wheel, copper and bronze smithing, writing, and mathematics.

With timelines, maps, detailed photography, and full-color illustrations, Living in Ancient Mesopotamia is an engaging reference for young adults that brings the ancient world to life.

Chapters include:
  • The Sumerians
  • Creating Order
  • The Age of Super-States
  • New Babylonia.

Additional Info

ISBN-13 978-0-8160-6337-6
ISBN-10 816063370
eBook ISBN 978-1-4381-3542-7
Bundle Options Individual
Language English
Publisher Infobase Learning
From the Series Living in the Ancient World
Author Norman Bancroft Hunt
Publication Date 11/1/2008
Book's Binding Hardcover
Imprint Chelsea House
Specifications Full-color photographs and illustrations. Maps. Glossary. Cross-references. Timeline. Index.
Available Formats Print & eBook

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