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The A to Z of Mesopotamia

Author: Gwendolyn Leick
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, ©2010.
Series: A to Z guide, 150.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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"The Greek name Mesopotamia means "land between the rivers." Romans used this term for the area between the Euphrates and Tigris rivers, from the south Anatolian mountains ranges to the Persian Gulf, which they controlled only briefly, between 115 and 117 A.D. It comprises the civilizations of Sumer and Akkad (third millennium B.C.) as well as the later Babylonian and Assyrian empires of the second and first  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Bio-bibliography
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gwendolyn Leick
ISBN: 9780810875777 0810875772
OCLC Number: 610833844
Description: xxx, 269 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm.
Series Title: A to Z guide, 150.
Responsibility: Gwendolyn Leick.

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The A to Z of Mesopotamia defines concepts, customs, and notions peculiar to the civilization of ancient Mesopotamia, from adult adoption to ziggurats. This is accomplished through a chronology, an  Read more...

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