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Daily life in ancient Mesopotamia

Author: Karen Rhea Nemet-Nejat
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1998.
Series: '">Greenwood Press "Daily life through history" series.
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The ancient world of Mesopotamia (from Sumer to the subsequent division into Babylonia and Assyria) vividly comes alive in this portrayal of the time period from 3100 bce to the fall of Assyria (612  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Rhea Nemet-Nejat
ISBN: 0313294976 9780313294976
OCLC Number: 970441422
Notes: Contents: Introduction -- General information -- Historical overview -- Writing, education, and literature -- The sciences -- Society -- Recreation -- Religion -- Government -- Economy -- The legacy of Ancient Mesopotamia.
Description: xxi, 346 p. : il. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Time Line Preface Map Introduction General Information Historical Overview Writing, Education and Literature The Sciences Society, Part I: City Life, Country Life, Nomadic and Semi-Nomadic Life Society, Part II: Private Life Recreation Religion Government Economy The Legacy of Ancient Mesopotamia Glossary Selected Bibliography Index
Series Title: Greenwood Press "Daily life through history" series.
Responsibility: Karen Rhea Nemet-Nejat.


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"[A] readable and comprehensive overview of daily-life aspects of Mesopotamian civilization." - Religious Studies Review "Nemet-Nejat should be congratulated for her attempts to make ancient Read more...

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