Pocket Timeline of Ancient Mesopotamia

Pocket Timeline of Ancient Mesopotamia

by Katharine Wiltshire

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Overview

Discover the peoples of ancient Mesopotamia, the area around modern-day Iraq, who thousands of years ago started to farm, began to use writing, built some of the world's earliest cities, and founded empires that rivaled ancient Egypt in power and influence. Meet the Sumerians, Akkadians, Assyrians, and Babylonians, and follow the rise and fall of their cities and empire.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780195301335
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 01/12/2006
Series: Pocket Timeline Series
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 6.20(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Early Mesopotamia4
First cities7
Sumer8
Farming10
Uruk11
Writing12
Cities and empires14
Akkadian empire15
Third Dynasty of Ur16
Buildings18
Arts and crafts19
Babylonian period20
Religion22
Ziggurats23
Assyrian empire24
Learning26
Neo-Babylonian empire27
Later History29
Map of Mesopotamia31
Further Reading32
Timeline of Ancient Mesopotamia

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