The Sumerians

Author: Samuel Noah Kramer
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226452388
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The Sumerians, the pragmatic and gifted people who preceded the Semites in the land first known as Sumer and later as Babylonia, created what was probably the first high civilization in the history of man, spanning the fifth to the second ...

Sumerian Mythology

Author: Samuel Noah Kramer
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 9780812210477
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An authoritative sketch of the great myths of the Sumerians, their myths of origins, of creation, the nether world, and the deluge.

The Treasures Of Darkness

Author: Thorkild Jacobsen
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 9780300022919
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This is a text of history of Mesopotamia in its own right. By the time history gets back this far, the lines become very blurred, rather like parallel lines intersecting on the horizon.

The Sumerians

Author: C. Leonard Woolley
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 9780393002928
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Describes the civilization of the Sumerians, who inhabited the land which today is Iraq, in the beginning of the fourth millennium B.C.

Babylon

Author: Paul Kriwaczek
Publisher: Atlantic Books Ltd
ISBN: 1782395679
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In Babylon, Paul Kriwaczek tells the story of ancient Mesopotamia from the earliest settlements around 5400 BC, to the eclipse of Babylon by the Persians in the sixth century BC. He chronicles the rise and fall of dynastic power during this ...