The Babylonian World
Gwendolyn Leick
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Sep 21, 2019 - 00:47 AM By Gwendolyn Leick

The Babylonian World presents an extensive, up to date and lavishly illustrated history of the ancient state Babylonia and its holy city , Babylon.Historicized by the New Testament as a centre of decadence and corruption, Babylon and its surrounding region was in fact a rich and complex civilization, responsible for the invention of the dictionary and laying the foundatioThe Babylonian World presents an extensive, up to date and lavishly illustrated history of the ancient state Babylonia and its holy city , Babylon.Historicized by the New Testament as a centre of decadence and corruption, Babylon and its surrounding region was in fact a rich and complex civilization, responsible for the invention of the dictionary and laying the foundations of modern science This book explores all key aspects of the development of this ancient culture, including the ecology of the region and its famously productive agriculture, its political and economic standing, its religious practices, and the achievements of its intelligentsia.Comprehensive and accessible, this book will be an indispensable resource for anyone studying the period.
  • Title: The Babylonian World
  • Author: Gwendolyn Leick
  • ISBN: 9780415497831
  • Page: 216
  • Format: Paperback

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Patyta Sep 21, 2019 - 00:47 AM
«We can only experience the remote past in a tentative and fragmentary way and through the lens of our contemporary patterns of thought. How we think about history always reflects our current preoccupations. The Babylonian world seen through the eyes of the leading specialists in the field at the beginning of the third millennium AD brings into focus areas of concern typical for our time: ecology, productivity, power relations, economics, epistemology, scientific paradigms, complexity. The gene [...]
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Nicholas Sep 21, 2019 - 00:47 AM
An unwieldy door-stopper of a paperback, but packed with amazing information and insight into Babylon and its environs. The scope of the book is wide, including such mundane matters as the kinds of food and drink that the Babylonians appear to have enjoyed and such lofty ones as their religious and mythological beliefs. It also covers a great amount of time ranging from the Old Babylonian Period at the 2nd Millennium BC right down to the Persian Empire that was contemporary with Archaic and Clas [...]
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The Babylonian World By Gwendolyn Leick The Babylonian World presents an extensive, up to date and lavishly illustrated history of the ancient state Babylonia and its holy city , Babylon.Historicized by the New Testament as a centre of decadence and corruption, Babylon and its surrounding region was in fact a rich and complex civilization, responsible for the invention of the dictionary and laying the foundatioThe Babylonian World presents an extensive, up to date and lavishly illustrated history of the ancient state Babylonia and its holy city , Babylon.Historicized by the New Testament as a centre of decadence and corruption, Babylon and its surrounding region was in fact a rich and complex civilization, responsible for the invention of the dictionary and laying the foundations of modern science This book explores all key aspects of the development of this ancient culture, including the ecology of the region and its famously productive agriculture, its political and economic standing, its religious practices, and the achievements of its intelligentsia.Comprehensive and accessible, this book will be an indispensable resource for anyone studying the period.

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