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Multcolib School Corps Picks Mesopotamian Cultures Grades 6-8

Ancient Mesopotamia
Ancient Mesopotamia (DVD - 2004 ) DVD j 935 ANCIENT All copies in use. Availability details Holds: 1 on 3 copies

Annotation:Join archaeologist Arizona Smith and a young detective-in-training as they unlock the mysteries of the ancient Sumerian, Assyrian abd Babylonian civilizations.

Between the Rivers
Between the Rivers The History of Ancient Mesopotamia (DVD - 2006 ) DVD 935 BETWEEN All copies in use. Availability details

Annotation:Explores Mesopotamian societies from the Neolithic era (c. 9,000 B.C.) to the defeat of the great Persian Empire at Gaugamela by Alexander the Great (331 B.C.).

Ancient Egyptians and Their Neighbors
Ancient Egyptians and Their Neighbors An Activity Guide By Broida, Marian (Book - 1999 ) j 939.4 B866a 1999 Available in some locations

Annotation:Uses activities and handicraft projects to reinforce information about the clothing, architecture, writing, work, food, and religion of the Egyptians, Mesopotamians, Nubians, and Hittites who lived in the Near East in ancient times.

Ancient Egyptians and Their Neighbors
Ancient Egyptians and Their Neighbors An Activity Guide By Broida, Marian (eBook - 1999 ) Click here for full text »

Annotation:Uses activities and handicraft projects to reinforce information about the clothing, architecture, writing, work, food, and religion of the Egyptians, Mesopotamians, Nubians, and Hittites who lived in the Near East in ancient times.

Mesopotamia, Iraq in Ancient Times
Mesopotamia, Iraq in Ancient Times By Chrisp, Peter (Book - 2004 ) j 935 C554m 2004 Available in some locations

Annotation:First cultivated by the Sumerians, who were replaced by the Assyrians and the Babylonians, Mesopotamia is commonly known as the cradle of civilization, for it was there that the first cities and monumental temples were built, and there too that writing, schools, libraries, written law codes, mathematics and astronomy developed.

Mesopotamia
Mesopotamia By Deedrick, Tami (Book - 2002 ) j 935 D311m 2002 Available in some locations

Annotation:Mesopotamian history -- Daily life of the Mesopotamians -- Mesopotamian culture -- What did the Mesopotamians do? -- How do we know?

National Geographic Investigates Ancient Iraq
National Geographic Investigates Ancient Iraq Archaeology Unlocks the Secrets of Iraq's Past By Gruber, Beth (Book - 2007 ) j 935 G885n 2007 Available in some locations

Annotation:Archaeology gives us a window into the wondrous world of ancient Iraq, in the region once known as Mesopotamia, the cradle of civilization. Join scientists as they study the Citadel in northern Iraq; explore the ancient city of Nineveh; and see how ancient treasures help scientists reassemble the mosaic-like puzzle of Iraq's past.

Clothes of the Ancient World
Clothes of the Ancient World By Hatt, Christine (Book - 2001 ) j 391 H366ca 2001 Available in some locations

Annotation:From the earliest times, people have worn clothes, not just for warmth, but to show their status or role in a group. Some wore special clothes for religious purposes, others dressed simply to look good and attract a partner. Clothes of the Ancient World looks at how fashions developed with the rise and fall of the early civilizations.

The Assyrians
The Assyrians By Landau, Elaine (Book - 1997 ) j 935.03 L253a 1997 Available in some locations

Annotation:Examines Assyria's growth from warlike city-state to huge empire, through its conquest of all of Mesopotamia and Egypt, and aspects of its culture.

The Babylonians
The Babylonians By Landau, Elaine (Book - 1997 ) j 935.02 L253b 1997 Available in some locations

Annotation:Examines the history of the Babylonian empire and the evolution of its society, including the progressive legal code of Hammurabi, the development of valuable trade routes, and contributions in art, science, and other areas.

The Sumerians
The Sumerians By Landau, Elaine (Book - 1997 ) j 935.01 L253s 1997 Available in some locations

Annotation:Examines Sumer, the earliest advanced society to emerge from Mesopotamia, including its contributions in written language, farming, art, and science.

Outrageous Women of Ancient Times
Outrageous Women of Ancient Times By León, Vicki (Book - 1998 ) j 920.02 L579o 1998 Available in some locations

Annotation:Recounts the stories of bold, notorious, or successful women in such early cultures as ancient Greece, Mesopotamia, and China.

Mesopotamia and the Fertile Crescent, 10,000 to 539 B.C
Mesopotamia and the Fertile Crescent, 10,000 to 539 B.C By Malam, John (Book - 1999 ) j 935 M236m 1999 Available in some locations

Annotation:Describes ancient Mesopotamia, now located in present-day Iraq, and traces its history, technological innovations, people, and culture from 10,000 to 539 B.C.

You Wouldn't Want to Be An Assyrian Soldier!
You Wouldn't Want to Be An Assyrian Soldier! An Ancient Army You'd Rather Not Join By Matthews, Rupert (Book - 2007 ) j 935.03 M441y 2007 Available in some locations
The Epic of Gilgamesh
The Epic of Gilgamesh By McCaughrean, Geraldine (Book - 2003 ) j 398.21 M123e 2003 Available in some locations

Annotation:A retelling, based on seventh-century B.C. Assyrian clay tablets, of the wanderings and adventures of the god king, Gilgamesh, who ruled in ancient Mesopotamia (now Iraq) in about 2700 B.C., and of his faithful companion, Enkidu.

Life in Ancient Mesopotamia
Life in Ancient Mesopotamia By Mehta-Jones, Shilpa (Book - 2005 ) j 935 M498L 2005 Available in some locations

Annotation: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.

Hands-on Ancient People
Hands-on Ancient People Vol. I, Art Activities About Mesopotamia, Egypt and Islam By Merrill, Yvonne Young (Book - 2002 ) j 745.5 M571hap1 2002 Available in some locations

Annotation:Step-by-step instructions show readers how to make projects based on arts and crafts of ancient civilizations.

Mesopotamia
Mesopotamia The Mighty Kings (Book - 1995 ) 935 M586 Available in some locations

Annotation:Down through the centuries, travelers hurried across the bleak deserts of Syria and Iraq little knowing that, only a few yards off the beaten track, cities that had once loomed over a green, fertile landscape now lay buried under blank, enigmatic mounds of earth.

You Wouldn't Want to Be A Sumerian Slave!
You Wouldn't Want to Be A Sumerian Slave! A Life of Hard Labor You'd Rather Avoid By Morley, Jacqueline (Book - 2007 ) j 935 M864y 2007 Available in some locations
The Assyrian Empire
The Assyrian Empire By Nardo, Don (Book - 1998 ) j 935.03 N224a 1998 Available in some locations

Annotation:Discusses the history of the Assyrian Empire, including its early people, the rise of the Assyrian nation, its rebirth, the empire at its height, and the nation's collapse.

Empires of Mesopotamia
Empires of Mesopotamia By Nardo, Don (Book - 2001 ) j 935 N224e 2001 Available in some locations

Annotation:Among the most exciting archaeological discoveries made in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries took place in the region of the confluence of the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers, an area often called the "cradle of civilization."

Ancient Mesopotamia
Ancient Mesopotamia The Sumerians, Babylonians, and Assyrians By Schomp, Virginia (Book - 2004 ) j 935 S369a 2004 Available in some locations

Annotation:Who were the people of the ancient world? What was it like to be a farmer, a soldier, or an artisan in ancient times? What did their experiences contribute to modern-day culture? Find out as you journey back in time for an extraordinary look at People of the Ancient World.

Mesopotamia
Mesopotamia By Steele, Philip (Book Plus CD - 2007 ) j 935 S814mr 2007 Available in some locations

Annotation:Full-color illustrated photographs describe the history, culture, and people of Ancient Mesopotamia.

The Ancient Near East
The Ancient Near East By Stefoff, Rebecca (Book - 2005 ) j 939.4 S817a 2005 Available in some locations

Annotation:Text plus historical and contemporary maps provide a look at the history of the Ancient Near East.

Finding the Lost Cities
Finding the Lost Cities By Stefoff, Rebecca (Book - 1997 ) j 930 S817f Available in some locations

Annotation:Explores twelve archeological "lost cities," with accounts of site discovery and investigation of the meaning of recovered objects.

Take Me Back to the Beginning
Take Me Back to the Beginning (Book - 2008 ) j 909 T1365 2008 Available in some locations

Annotation:Presents a chronological exploration of the people and events that have shaped societies through time with bold, irreverent art--from Mesopotamia to Mao, the Incas to Iraq, and the Spartans to the Space Shuttle.

Ancient Assyria
Ancient Assyria By Tracy, Kathleen (eBook - 2013 ) Click here to access the OverDrive title »

Annotation:Readers learn about the culture and history of ancient Assyria.

Bible Lands
Bible Lands By Tubb, Jonathan N. (Book - 2000 ) j 220.91 T884b 2000 Available in some locations

Annotation:Photographs and text document life in Biblical times, surveying the clothing, food, and civilizations of a wide variety of cultures, including the Israelites, Babylonians, Persians, and Romans.

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