Epics of Early Civilization

Epics of Early Civilization

Myths of the Ancient Near East

Book - 1998
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For centuries, the epics, legends and myths of Mesopotamia's ancient civilization lay buried under the desert sands, along with great cities like Babylon, Nineveh, Ur, and Ashur, waiting for the day when archaeologists would reveal them to the modern world. These myths represent some of the earliest literature ever found. Peopled with characters like the goddess Ishtar and the warrior-king Gilgamesh, they are filled with universal themes that resonate even today.
Publisher: Amsterdam : Time-Life, c1998.
ISBN: 9780705435536
0705435539
Branch Call Number: 299/.21/Ker 6173cg 1
Characteristics: 143 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. map. --
Additional Contributors: Vitebsky, Piers
Lothian, Alan
Alternative Title: Middle Eastern myth

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