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origins of north Mesopotamian civilization

Ninevite 5 chronology, economy, society

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Published by Brepols in Turnhout, Belgium .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Iraq.,
  • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Syria.,
  • Iraq -- Civilization -- To 634.,
  • Iraq -- Antiquities.,
  • Syria -- Antiquities.,
  • Nineveh (Extinct city)

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesNinevite 5 chronology, economy, society.
    Statementedited by Elena Rova & Harvey Weiss.
    SeriesSubartu -- 9
    ContributionsRova, Elena., Weiss, Harvey, 1945-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS70 .O75 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 624 p. :
    Number of Pages624
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15635669M


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Mesopotamia: A Captivating Guide to Ancient Mesopotamian History and Civilizations, Including the Sumerians and Sumerian Mythology, Gilgamesh, Ur, Assyrians, Babylon, Hammurabi and the Persian Empire The Sumerians: A History From Beginning to End (Mesopotamia History Book 1) Hourly History.

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* Mesopotamia, as generally known, developed writing. Mesopotamia literally means "between the rivers" in ancient oldest known occurrence of the name Mesopotamia dates to the 4th century BC, when it was used to designate the land east of the Euphrates in north Syria.

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