Ancient History & Civilisation

Ancient Iraq: Third Edition

Ancient Iraq: Third Edition

Newly revised and containing information from recent excavations and discovered artifacts, Ancient Iraq covers the political, cultural, and socio-economic history from Mesopotamia days of prehistory to the Christian era.

INTRODUCTION

Chapter 1. THE GEOGRAPHICAL SETTING

Chapter 2. IN SEARCH OF THE PAST

Chapter 3. FROM CAVE TO FARM

Chapter 4. FROM VILLAGE TO CITY

Chapter 5. BIRTH OF A CIVILIZATION

Chapter 6. THE GODS OF SUMER

Chapter 7. AN AGE OF HEROES

Chapter 8. THE EARLY DYNASTIC PERIOD

Chapter 9. THE AKKADIANS

Chapter 10. THE GREAT KINGDOM OF UR

Chapter 11. THE AMORITES

Chapter 12. HAMMURABI

Chapter 13. IN THE DAYS OF HAMMURABI

Chapter 14. NEW PEOPLES

Chapter 15. THE KASSITES

Chapter 16. KASSITES, ASSYRIANS AND THE ORIENTAL POWERS

Chapter 17. THE TIME OF CONFUSION

Chapter 18. THE RISE OF ASSYRIA

Chapter 19. THE ASSYRIAN EMPIRE

Chapter 20. THE HOUSE OF SARGON

Chapter 21. THE GLORY OF ASSYRIA

Chapter 22. THE SCRIBES OF NINEVEH

Chapter 23. THE CHALDAEAN KINGS

Chapter 24. THE SPLENDOUR OF BABYLON

Chapter 25. DEATH OF A CIVILIZATION

EPILOGUE

LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS

BIBLIOGRAPHY AND NOTES

CHRONOLOGICAL TABLES

MAPS