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    DescriptionThe ancient world of Mesopotamia (from Sumer to the subsequent division into Babylonia and Assyria) vividly comes alive in this portrayal of the time period from 3100 bce to the fall of Assyria (612 bce) and Babylon (539 bce). Readers will discover fascinating details about the lives of these people from the society where writing began-taken from the ancients' own quotations and descriptions. A wealth of information is provided on such varied topics as: education; literature; mathematics and science; city vs. country life; family life; and religion. Similarities between daily life in ancient Mesopotamia and modern-day Iraq are also discussed. Beautifully illustrated, this easy-to-use reference contains a timeline and an historical overview to aid student research.


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    Title
    Daily Life in Ancient Mesopotamia
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Karen Rhea Nemet-Nejat
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 368
    Width: 155 mm
    Height: 231 mm
    Thickness: 30 mm
    Weight: 771 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780313294976
    ISBN 10: 0313294976
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: HBG
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.1
    BIC subject category V2: HBTB
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBLA
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: HBJF1
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    Libri: I-HP
    BISAC V2.8: HIS003000
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET135
    Ingram Theme: CULT/MIDEST
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15540
    BISAC V2.8: HIS026000
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 07
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A14202000
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAM
    Abridged Dewey: 935
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 935
    DC21: 935
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: HIS039000
    BIC subject category V2: 1QDAM
    LC classification: DS69.5 .N4 1998
    Thema V1.0: NHB, NHTB, NHC, NHG
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Illustrations note
    glossary, bibliography, index, map
    Publisher
    ABC-CLIO
    Imprint name
    Greenwood Press
    Publication date
    30 September 1998
    Publication City/Country
    Westport
    Review quote
    "Utilizing a generation of new scholarship, Karen Nemet-Nejat has given us a lively, up-to-date account of daily life in ancient Mesopotamia--from the foods that were eaten, the games that were played, the gods who were served, to methods of surveying and fortune-telling--in short, the whole gamut of life over two thousand years in one of the great literate civilizations of the ancient world."-Robert Biggs Professor of Assyriology, Oriental Institute University of Chicago