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THE ANCIENT NEAR EAST: THE ORIGINS OF CIVILIZATION

By: Caubet, Annie

Price: ¥1,300.00

Publisher: Brécourt Academic: 1998

Seller ID: RWARE0000039385

ISBN: 2879391520

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Mesopotamia is credited with the invention of writing and of agriculture, and so is seen as the cradle of civilisation . The dazzling quality of the art of the Sumerians, Akkadian. Hittite, Assyrian and Persian empires speaks to the present about the culture and belief systems of these peoples. The text covers the origins of the cities and empires concerned, their view of the gods and the evolution of writing, including a special feature on the epic o... View more info