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Life in Ancient Mesopotamia

Mehta-Jones, Shilpa (Book - 2005 )
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Life in Ancient Mesopotamia

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In between the fertile banks of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, in what was called the cradle of civilization, the first known civilization on earth evolved. Life in Ancient Mesopotamia describes the lives of ancient Sumerians, Babylonians, and Assyrians, and explores the gifts they brought to the world, including the wheel, plow, and sailboat. Great lawmakers such as Hammurabi, the architectural beauty of ziggurats and the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, along with the invention of cuneiform writing are also featured.
Authors: Mehta-Jones, Shilpa
Title: Life in ancient Mesopotamia
Publisher: New York :, Crabtree Pub.,, 2005
Characteristics: 32 p. :,col. ill. ;,29 cm
Statement of Responsibility: written by Shilpa Mehta-Jones
Notes: Includes index
Contents: The land between the rivers
Mountains to marshes : the lands of Mesopotamia
The great empires
Mesopotamian economy
Language & learning
Daily life in Mesopotamia
Mesopotamian myths, legends, and religion
Words and works of Mesopotamia
Invention, innovation, and discoveries
The fall from greatness
ISBN: 0778720365
Branch Call Number: j 935 M498L 2005
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