Discover Ancient Mesopotamia, 1st Edition

  • Stephen Feinstein
  • Published By: Enslow Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 0766058174
  • ISBN-13: 9780766058170
  • DDC: 935
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - 12th Grade +
  • 48 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released October 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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Overview

Mesopotamia is often called the Cradle of Civilization and it is this region that is the focus of this book. Ancient Mesopotamia, centering on the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers, features the rise of city-states and innovations in agriculture. The people of Mesopotamia also developed complex systems of writing, architectural wonders, advancements in military tactics and weaponry, and some of the first recorded legal codes.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Frontispiece.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
1: Mesopotamia: Land Between the Rivers.
2: Sumer: The World's First Civilization.
3: Akkad: The World's First Empire.
4: The Babylonian Empire.
5: The Assyrian Empire.
6: The Chaldean Empire: Babylon Reborn.
Timeline.
Glossary.
Chapter Notes.
Further Reading.
Index.