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Ancient Mesopotamia

The Sumerians, Babylonians, and Assyrians
Schomp, Virginia (Book - 2004 )
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The Romans were a powerful force during ancient times, evolving into an empire that spread to much of present-day Europe as well as parts of Africa and the Middle East. They brought their culture and rules of law to the areas they conquered, and left their mark through construction. Aqueducts to provide water, roadways to travel their vast lands, and temples to honor their gods are just some of the structures created by the Romans. This book explores ancient Rome through its social structure. It takes a look at its people and details the duties of an emperor, the activities of an architect, and much more. It also describes some of the discoveries and writings that have led to our present-day understanding of this fascinating civilization. Book jacket.
Authors: Schomp, Virginia
Title: Ancient Mesopotamia
the sumerians, babylonians, and assyrians
Publisher: New York : Franklin Watts, c2004
Characteristics: 112 p. :,col. ill., col. map ;,25 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Virginia Schomp
Contents: Cradle of civilization
The warrior-kings
Nobles, government officials, and priests
Merchants and traders
Artisans and artists
Peasant farmers
Soldiers and slaves
Doctors and scientists
Scribes and poets
The legacy of ancient Mesopotamia
ISBN: 0531118185
Branch Call Number: j 935 S369a 2004
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 100) and index
Subject Headings: Iraq Civilization To 634 Juvenile literature
LCCN: 2004001947
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