Discover Ancient Mesopotamia

Discover Ancient Mesopotamia

by Stephen Feinstein


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Ancient civilizations have always been a source of fascination. From the first farmers of Mesopotamia, to ancient China, the world's oldest continuing civilization, to Egypt's breathtaking pyramids, to Cyrus the Great of Persia who set up one of the greatest empires of the ancient world, through the glories of Greece and the rise and fall of Rome, each civilization has left behind stories and secrets for those who have followed. The books in the Discover Ancient Civilizations series explore the lands, people, cultures, and conquests of ancient China, Egypt, Greece, Mesopotamian, Persia, and Rome.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780766041974
Publisher: Enslow Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/01/2014
Pages: 104
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile: 1120L (what's this?)
Age Range: 10 - 13 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Mesopotamia: Land Between the River 9

Chapter 2 Sumer: The World's First Civilization 22

Chapter 3 Akkad: The World's First Empire 38

Chapter 4 The Babylonian Empire 55

Chapter 5 The Assyrian Empire 67

Chapter 6 The Chaldean Empire: Babylon Reborn 85

Timeline 95

Glossary 97

Chapter Notes 99

Further Reading 101

Internet Addresses 102

Index 103

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