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Everyday life in ancient Mesopotamia

Author: Jean Bottéro; André Finet
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2001.
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Jean Bottero and his colleagues take the reader on a voyage of discovery into the public and private realms of the lives of our first civilized ancestors, looking at everyday life in Ancient  Read more...

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Bottéro, Jean.
Everyday life in ancient Mesopotamia.
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2001
(OCoLC)681277040
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Bottéro; André Finet
ISBN: 0748613870 9780748613878 0748613889 9780748613885
OCLC Number: 47917041
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Description: xi, 276 pages : map ; 25 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Origins --
Did the Sumerians emerge from the sea? ; The great enigma of the cemetery at Ur / Georges Roux --
pt. 2. Everyday life --
The oldest cuisine in the world ; The oldest feast / Jean Bottéro --
An ancient vintage / André Finet --
Love and sex in Babylon ; Women's rights / Jean Bottéro --
The women of the palace at Mari / Bertrand Lafont --
Semiramis : the builder of Babylon / Georges Roux --
Magic and medicine ; The birth of astrology / Jean Bottéro --
The ordeal / Bertrand Lafont --
pt. 3. Myth and legend --
The first account of the flood ; The epic of Gilgamesh ; How sin was born / Jean Bottéro.
Other Titles: Initiation à l'Orient ancien.
Responsibility: by Jean Bottéro ; with contributions from André Finet [and others] ; translated by Antonia Nevill.

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