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Religion in Ancient Mesopotamia
One of the world's foremost experts on Assyriology, Jean Bottéro has studied the religion of ancient Mesopotamia for more than fifty years. Building on these many years of research, Bottéro here presents the definitive account of one of the world's oldest known religions. He shows how ancient Mesopotamian religion was practiced both in the public and private spheres, how i ...more
Paperback, 260 pages
Published September 1st 2004 by University Of Chicago Press
(first published 2001)
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This book was nicely translated from French and easy to read. The author balances philosophical and theoretical discussions with facts and selections from texts. He repeated his main points throughout the book so that one knew them by the end. My only quibble is that he often does not specify date date or cultural period a particular text or custom is from.