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Iraq : the cradle of civilization

Author: Peter Spry-LevertonMichael WoodMaryland Public Television.Central Independent Television.NHK Entāpuraizu.All authors
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Ambrose Video Pub., 1991.
Series: Legacy, program 1.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the history and archaeology of ancient Iraq, where civilization first emerged between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers. Discusses the influence of Assyro-Babylonian tradition and mythology on Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Traces the history and cultural continuity of the region up to the present.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction television programs
Documentary television programs
Television programs
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Spry-Leverton; Michael Wood; Maryland Public Television.; Central Independent Television.; NHK Entāpuraizu.; Ambrose Video Publishing.
OCLC Number: 25188231
Notes: Episode title from cassette label.
Credits: Camera, Peter Harvey, Lynette Frewin ; editors, McDonald Brown, Anne Moore ; researcher, Chris Ledger ; music, Edward Wynne, Hal Lindes.
Performer(s): Host: Michael Wood.
Description: 1 videocassette (57 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Legacy, program 1.
Other Titles: Cradle of civilization
Legacy: the origins of civilization
Legacy (Television program)
Responsibility: produced by Maryland Public Television and Central Independent Television, in association with NHK Enterprises ; producer & director, Peter Spry-Leverton ; writer & presenter, Michael Wood.

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Explores the history and archaeology of ancient Iraq, where civilization first emerged between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers. Discusses the influence of Assyro-Babylonian tradition and mythology on Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Traces the history and cultural continuity of the region up to the present.

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