UR : A captivating guide to one of the most important Sumerian city-states in ancient Mesoptamia / Captivating History [print]

By: Captivating History [author]Material type: TextTextSeries: Captivating HistoryPublisher: [Place of publication not identified], [Publisher not identified], [(c)2018Description: 90 pages : illustrations, maps, photos ; 22.8 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1727255488; 9781727255485LOC classification: DS71.H578.U7 2018COPYRIGHT NOT covered - Click this link to request copyright permission: COPYRIGHT NOT covered - Click this link to request copyright permission: https://lib.ciu.edu/copyright-request-form
Contents:
The brief history of UR: Founding of the city, rise, fall, rediscovery ; UR in depth: The Ubaid, Uruk, and Jemdat Nasr periods, the first and second dynasty, Akkadian Dominion ; The third dynasty of UR ; Post-UR III: The Isin-Larsa period, Babylonian rule, Kassite rule, abandonment of the city ; Important finds at UR: Architecture and the city layout, notable buildings, and artistic objects ; Social makeup of UR from period to period ; Notable historical events in UR ; Abraham of UR: the importance of the biblical figure.
Scope and content: "This book is about the city which houses the mighty Ziggurat. The Biblical Ur of the Chaldees where Abraham was supposedly born. The site near which the earliest human cultures were found. The site which held the most glorious Sumerian Dynasty in ancient history."
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The brief history of UR: Founding of the city, rise, fall, rediscovery ; UR in depth: The Ubaid, Uruk, and Jemdat Nasr periods, the first and second dynasty, Akkadian Dominion ; The third dynasty of UR ; Post-UR III: The Isin-Larsa period, Babylonian rule, Kassite rule, abandonment of the city ; Important finds at UR: Architecture and the city layout, notable buildings, and artistic objects ; Social makeup of UR from period to period ; Notable historical events in UR ; Abraham of UR: the importance of the biblical figure.

"This book is about the city which houses the mighty Ziggurat. The Biblical Ur of the Chaldees where Abraham was supposedly born. The site near which the earliest human cultures were found. The site which held the most glorious Sumerian Dynasty in ancient history."

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