Epics of Early Civilization: Middle Eastern Myth

Epics of Early Civilization: Middle Eastern Myth

by Time-Life Books
     
 

For centuries, the epics, legends and myths of Mesopotamia's ancient civilization lay buried under the desert sands, along with great cities like Babylon, Nineveh, Ur, and Ashur, waiting for the day when archaeologists would reveal them to the modern world. These myths represent some of the earliest literature ever found. Peopled with characters like the goddess…  See more details below

Overview

For centuries, the epics, legends and myths of Mesopotamia's ancient civilization lay buried under the desert sands, along with great cities like Babylon, Nineveh, Ur, and Ashur, waiting for the day when archaeologists would reveal them to the modern world. These myths represent some of the earliest literature ever found. Peopled with characters like the goddess Ishtar and the warrior-king Gilgamesh, they are filled with universal themes that resonate even today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780705435536
Publisher:
Time-Life Custom Publishing
Publication date:
08/01/1999
Series:
Myth and Mankind Ser.
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
9.16(w) x 11.03(h) x 0.68(d)

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