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The ancient Near Eastern world, Amanda H. Podany & Marni McGee

Label
The ancient Near Eastern world
Title
The ancient Near Eastern world
Statement of responsibility
Amanda H. Podany & Marni McGee
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Discusses how the people of the Near East invented writing on clay tablets and how they stayed preserved for thousands of years and now we can study them and learn about them
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
939/.4
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
  • DS62.23
  • H3.1
LC item number
  • .P63 2005
  • .O50w 2006 Grade 6 Book 2
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
The world in ancient times
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The ancient Near Eastern world, Amanda H. Podany & Marni McGee
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 165) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ancient trash and buried treasure : archaeologists at work -- Rivers and ditches, temples and farms : irrigation and the growth of towns -- Of potters and pots, plowmen and plows : technology and the first cities -- How words changed the world : the invention of writing -- A world full of gods and goddesses : religion in Mesopotamia -- The death of a Sumerian lady : queens, kings, and religion in early cities -- The first superhero : the story of Gilgamesh -- The world's first empire builder : Sargon, king of Akkad -- The care and feeding of ancient gods : priestesses and priests in Mesopotamia -- Laying down the law : Hammurabi and the first lawmakers -- Order in the court! : the justice system in Mesopotamia -- Farmers and doctors, barbers and builders : Mesopotamian workers, slave and free -- Ur-Utu's story : the Mesopotamian family -- Scribes, school, and schoolboys : education in ancient Mesopotamia -- Lovers, sisters, and cooks : scenes from a Mesopotamian palace -- The surprise ending of the Babylonian Empire : Hittite victories and Indo-European languages -- Brides and brother kings : diplomacy and the great powers -- King David and his family : the settlements and movements of the Israelites -- One God, many stories : the beliefs of the Israelites -- The lost laws of the Israelites : the Exodus and the Ten Commandments -- Assyria's fighter kings : warriors build an empire -- A bright star shines briefly : Babylon rises, Judah falls -- A mother's love and a ruler's tears : the last Mesopotamian king -- Of camels, kings, and conquerors : the Persian Empire -- Epilogue : a world not truly lost
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
174 pages
Isbn
9780195222425
Lccn
2004013622
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), color maps
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm55633630
Label
The ancient Near Eastern world, Amanda H. Podany & Marni McGee
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 165) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ancient trash and buried treasure : archaeologists at work -- Rivers and ditches, temples and farms : irrigation and the growth of towns -- Of potters and pots, plowmen and plows : technology and the first cities -- How words changed the world : the invention of writing -- A world full of gods and goddesses : religion in Mesopotamia -- The death of a Sumerian lady : queens, kings, and religion in early cities -- The first superhero : the story of Gilgamesh -- The world's first empire builder : Sargon, king of Akkad -- The care and feeding of ancient gods : priestesses and priests in Mesopotamia -- Laying down the law : Hammurabi and the first lawmakers -- Order in the court! : the justice system in Mesopotamia -- Farmers and doctors, barbers and builders : Mesopotamian workers, slave and free -- Ur-Utu's story : the Mesopotamian family -- Scribes, school, and schoolboys : education in ancient Mesopotamia -- Lovers, sisters, and cooks : scenes from a Mesopotamian palace -- The surprise ending of the Babylonian Empire : Hittite victories and Indo-European languages -- Brides and brother kings : diplomacy and the great powers -- King David and his family : the settlements and movements of the Israelites -- One God, many stories : the beliefs of the Israelites -- The lost laws of the Israelites : the Exodus and the Ten Commandments -- Assyria's fighter kings : warriors build an empire -- A bright star shines briefly : Babylon rises, Judah falls -- A mother's love and a ruler's tears : the last Mesopotamian king -- Of camels, kings, and conquerors : the Persian Empire -- Epilogue : a world not truly lost
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
174 pages
Isbn
9780195222425
Lccn
2004013622
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), color maps
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm55633630

Library Locations

    • Harold B. Lee Library Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 84602, US
      40.249156 -111.649242
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