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Mesopotamia: Assyrians, Sumerians, Babylonians

3.50  ·  Rating Details  ·  26 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
This beautifully illustrated guide to the ancient civilization of Mesopotamia, the region between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, is the perfect companion for travelers and armchair travelers alike. It provides a concise survey of three ancient cultures that have often been misunderstood, both because of Biblical and neoclassical traditions, and because of twentieth- and ...more
Paperback, 368 pages
Published July 2nd 2007 by University of California Press (first published June 2nd 2007)
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Qubitng
Jan 02, 2016 Qubitng rated it liked it
Shelves: art, history, abandon
A small size book with full colored pictures on nearly every page. Lots of details about artistic depictions and symbols and architecture. The biggest flaw in this book is the almost complete lack of information concerning their writing system and the two dominant languages of Mesopotamia: Sumerian and Akkadian; and one of the most beautiful-looking writing system: cuneiform which the Sumerians and Akkadians embed into their works of art like the Chinese and Egyptians. Also lacking is any thing ...more
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I really enjoyed the illustrations and artwor accompanied by wxplanations. Definitely a learning experience.
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