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Multcolib Homework Center Picks: Mesopotamia

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

Annotation:The humorous text and illustrations to describe what daily life was like for Sumerians, how some of them became slaves, and what jobs they were forced to do.

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

Annotation:The humorous text and illustrations describe the daily life for Assyrians, including their daily chores, how soldiers were chosen, and the jobs soldiers had to do.

The Sumerians
The Sumerians By Landau, Elaine (Book - 1997 ) j 935.01 L253s 1997 All copies in use. Availability details Holds: 2 on 2 copies

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

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 Assyrians
The Assyrians By Landau, Elaine (Book - 1997 ) j 935.03 L253a 1997 All copies in use. Availability details

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.

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:This title discusses how archaeologists' work helps us learn about ancient Iraq, detailing major finds and mentioning the impact of modern history on priceless artifacts.

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.

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." Here, a number of magnificent ancient cultures rose and fell.

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.

Ancient Mesopotamia
Ancient Mesopotamia (DVD - 2004 ) DVD j 935 ANCIENT All copies in use. Availability details Holds: 3 on 2 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.

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

Annotation:This title 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.

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?

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

Annotation:Beginning with irrigation and the formation of cities, this book covers such topics as farming, writing, craft, trade, domestic life, religion, warfare, burial, kingship and law.

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

Annotation:Learn how the Mesopotamian people lived and worked, the structures they built, and their scientific and medical developments.

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.

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Books about ancient Mesopotamian life and culture


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