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The Origins of civilization

Author: William Hardy McNeill; Jean W Sedlar
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1968, 1976 printing.
Series: Readings in world history, vol. 1.
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Genre/Form: Sources
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Origins of civilization.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1968, 1976 printing
(OCoLC)609338478
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Hardy McNeill; Jean W Sedlar
ISBN: 019500969X 9780195009699 019680728X 9780196807287
OCLC Number: 5828840
Description: x, 203 pages : maps ; 21 cm.
Contents: I. Legends of creation. Enuma Elish --
The theology of Memphis --
The Vedas: From the Rig Veda ; From the Brhadaranyaka Upanishad --
From the book of Genesis --
II. Mesopotamian civilization. Lugalzaggisi, King of Erech --
Chronicles concerning Sargon, King of Agade --
A lamentation on the invasion of Sumer by the people of Gutium --
Gudea, King of Lagash --
Date lists of the kings of the first dynasty of Babylon --
The lamentation over the destruction of Ur --
The Gilgamesh epic --
III. Egyptian civilization. From the Pyramid texts: Utterance 570 ; Utterance 577 --
The admonitions of an Egyptian sage --
The story of Si-nuhe --
The teaching of Amenophis.
Series Title: Readings in world history, vol. 1.
Responsibility: edited by William H. McNeill and Jean W. Sedlar.

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