Letters from Mesopotamia

by Robert Palmer

Publisher: IndyPublish.com

Written in English
Cover of: Letters from Mesopotamia | Robert Palmer
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Subjects:

  • Warfare & Defence,
  • Military - General,
  • History,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Military,
  • Letters,
  • History - Military / War
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages124
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9644677M
ISBN 101421972441
ISBN 109781421972442

Letters from Mesopotamia: official, business, and private letters on clay tablets from two millennia.   Back in , the scholar A. Leo Oppenheim published a book filled with more reader-friendly samples of ancient Mesopotamian letters, which go some length toward bringing to life the everyday commotion, raiding, warfare, religion, commerce and political wrangling of those times. These letters were written in ancient Mesopotamia and beyond, in old Assyrian trading colonies in Anatolia . Ancient Mesopotamia Ancient Mesopotamia Ancient Mesopotamia Ancient Mesopotamia Ancient Mesopotamia Ancient Mesopotamia Ancient Mesopotamia. Informational (nonfiction), 1, words, Level Z1 (Grade 5+) Multilevel Book also available in levels W and Z Although humans have existed for nearly two hundred thousand years, civilized societies did not emerge until relatively recently.   Mesopotamia (from the Greek, meaning 'between two rivers’) was an ancient region located in the eastern Mediterranean bounded in the northeast by the Zagros Mountains and in the southeast by the Arabian Plateau, corresponding to today’s Iraq, mostly, but also parts of modern-day Iran, Syria and 'two rivers' of the name referred to the Tigris and the Euphrates rivers and Author: Joshua J. Mark.

Murder in Mesopotamia (Hercule Poirot Series #14), , Agatha Christie Murder in Mesopotamia is a work of detective fiction by British writer Agatha Christie, first published in the UK by the Collins Crime Club on 6 July and in the US by Dodd, Mead and Company later in the same year/5. Genre/Form: Electronic books Translations: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Letters from early Mesopotamia. Atlanta, Ga.: Scholars Press,   [3] Letters From Mesopotamia: Official, Business, and Private Letters on Clay Tablets from Two Millennia by A. Leo Oppenheim (), The University of Chicago Press, pages This book is currently out of print, but a more or less complete pdf version is available for download from The Oriental Institute at The University of Chicago.   Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Letters from Mesopotamia: official business, and private letters on clay tablets from two millennia by A. Leo Oppenheim, , University of Chicago Press edition, in EnglishPages:

Gertrude Margaret Lowthian Bell, CBE (14 July – 12 July ) was an English writer, traveller, political officer, administrator, and archaeologist who explored, mapped, and became highly influential to British imperial policy-making due to her knowledge and contacts, built up through extensive travels in Greater Syria, Mesopotamia, Asia Minor, and ion: Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford. Read "Letters from Mesopotamia in and January, " by Robert Palmer available from Rakuten Kobo.   In his overview Early Mesopotamia (), he points out that widespread literacy at the beginning of the second millennium BCE can be demonstrated on the basis of several indications: the private and often trivial content of letters as well as the frequency of inscribed clay labels, attached, for example, to the necks of animals who died Author: Dominique Charpin.

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Comments from the book publisher: “This book contains the translations of one hundred and fifty letters written in Akkadian on clay tablets. The earliest date from the time of King Sargon of Akkad (about B.C), the latest from the period of Persian domination over Mesopotamia 4/5(1).

The letters are well written though of They give a broad glimpse into the variety of Mesopotamian life, from the banal - New Year greetings, asking relatives for presents, and a customer service complaint - to the important - people suffering imprisonment, starvation, intrigues, and invasions, and the investigation of a gory murder/5.

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By studying the book, “Letters from Mesopotamia” by Leo Oppenheim, it looks like, writing letters in this style was a common practice in ancient Mesopotamia, for instance First Letter in the book starts with the same style.