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An edition of The Sumerians (1963)

The Sumerians

Their History, Culture, and Character (Phoenix Books) — New Ed edition

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This edition published in by University Of Chicago Press

Written in English

372 pages

A depiction of the Sumerian civilization in ancient Mesopotamia based on excavated literary tablets. Describes all that was understood about the civilization at the time of its writing. Tells of how the Sumerians were found from archaeological studies and then goes into interpretation of their history, society, religion, literature, education, character, and legacy among later cultures.

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The Sumerians: Their History, Culture, and Character (Phoenix Books)
February 15, 1971, University Of Chicago Press
Paperback in English - New Ed edition
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The sumerians: their history, culture and character.
1963, University of Chicago
in English

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Work Description

A depiction of the Sumerian civilization in ancient Mesopotamia based on excavated literary tablets. Describes all that was understood about the civilization at the time of its writing. Tells of how the Sumerians were found from archaeological studies and then goes into interpretation of their history, society, religion, literature, education, character, and legacy among later cultures.

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"Sumer, the land which came to be known in classical times as Babylonia, consists of the lower half of Mesopotamia, roughly identical with modern Iraq from north of Baghdad to the Persian Gulf."

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Format
Paperback
Number of pages
372
Dimensions
8.9 x 5.8 x 0.9 inches
Weight
1.2 pounds

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Open Library
OL9475872M
Internet Archive
sumerianstheirhi00samu
ISBN 10
0226452387
ISBN 13
9780226452388
Library Thing
86530
Goodreads
398062

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