Historical Dictionary of Mesopotamia

Historical Dictionary of Mesopotamia

by Gwendolyn Leick

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Historical Dictionary of Mesopotamia by Gwendolyn Leick

This dictionary provides a useful resource on the civilization, history, religion, and culture of Mesopotamia, with entries on rulers, peoples, heroes, goddesses, religious practice, myths, funerary practice, archives, and aspects of daily life, among other topics. An introduction outlines Mesopotamian history and the highlights of its civilization. Appendices contain an extensive bibliography, which is organized by subject; a list of museums with major Mesopotamian collections; and a list of rulers. Leick, who has an impressive list of publications in the field, teaches at the Chelsea College of Art and Design in London, UK. Not indexed. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780810861824
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 12/16/2009
Series: Historical Dictionaries of Ancient Civilizations and Historical Eras Series , #26
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 302
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Gwendolyn Leick teaches at Chelsea College of Art & Design in London.

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