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The Sumerians.

by Woolley, Leonard Sir.

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Published by W. W. Norton in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

First published in theNorton library 1965 by arrangement with Oxford University Press.

SeriesThe Norton library
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15025799M
ISBN 100393002926

  Book from the Archaeological Survey of India Central Archaeological Library, New Delhi. Book Number: Book Title: Sumerians Book Author: Woolley, Leonard Book Language: English. The earliest record of a Sumerian creation myth, called The Eridu Genesis by historian Thorkild Jacobsen, is found on a single fragmentary tablet excavated in Nippur by the Expedition of the University of Pennsylvania in , and first recognized by Arno Poebel in It is written in the Sumerian language and dated to around BCE. Other Sumerian creation myths from .

Angelic characteristics, the sun disc, and stories of the afterlife from the Book of the Dead hint strongly at an ancient Sumerian influence. Exactly how the Egyptians were in contact with the Sumerians, or which civilization was established first remains largely in debate. The Sumerians, the pragmatic and gifted people who preceded the Semites in the land first known as Sumer and later as Babylonia, created what was probably the first high civilization in the history of man, spanning the fifth to the second millenniums B.C. This book is an unparalleled compendium of what is known about sor Kramer /5(95).

The Sumerians were the people of southern Mesopotamia whose civilization flourished between c. BCE. Their name comes from the region which is frequently – and incorrectly – referred to as a “country”. Sumer was never a cohesive political entity, however, but a region of city-states each with its own was the southern counterpart to the northern region Author: Joshua J. Mark.   Called The 12th Planet, Stichin’s book claims ancient Sumerians said the Anunnaki came from a mythical planet called Nibiru. Nibiru, according to Sitchin, has an elongated orbit of 3, years. When Nibiru was close to Earth at one point in the distant past, the Anunnaki decided to say “hello” to humanity around , years : William Delong.


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In this fully revised and expanded edition of her classic text, Sumer and the Sumerians, Harriet The Sumerians. book reviews the extraordinary social and technological developments The Sumerians. book the region over a period of two millennia, from to by: Sumerians - Ancient History Encyclopedia.

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Kramer, Samuel N. The Sumerians: Their History, Culture, and Character. The SumeriansA legendary civilization vanished under the Fertile Crescent and escaped a fate worse than death until Sumerologists questioned widely accepted truths. The Sumerians reemerged onto the extraordinary timeline of human history.

Their tales of kings and gods, including the Epic 5/5(4). The Sumerians had reached a very high level of culture by B.C.E., and may be said with some justice to be the forerunners of all the Old World civilizations of Egypt, Assyria, Asia Minor, Crete, and Greece. This book will appeal to /5(2).

The Sumerians reemerged onto the extraordinary timeline of human history. Their tales of kings and gods, including the Epic of Gilgamesh, and their fearless trade in distant lands, during the remarkable Bronze Age, centered in the world’s first city-states that chronicled ancient rivalries and their enduring impact.

Sumer (/ ˈ s uː m ər /) is the earliest known civilization in the historical region of southern Mesopotamia (now southern Iraq), during the Chalcolithic and Early Bronze Ages, and one of the first civilizations in the world, along with Ancient Egypt, Norte Chico, Ancient Greece, Ancient China and the Indus along the valleys of the Tigris and Euphrates, Sumerian Geographical range: Mesopotamia, Near East.

The Sumerians, the pragmatic and gifted people who preceded the Semites in the land first known as Sumer and later as Babylonia, created what was probably the first high civilization in the history of man, spanning the fifth to the second millenniums B.C.

This book is an unparalleled compendium of what is known about them. Professor Kramer communicates his enthusiasm 3/5(1). The idea that Egypt was the earliest civilization has been entirely exploded.

The Sumerians had reached a very high level of culture by B.C.E., and may be said with some justice to be the forerunners of all the Old World civilizations of Egypt, Assyria, Asia Minor, Crete, and Greece.

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The people known as Sumerians were in control of the area by B.C. Their culture was comprised of a group of city-states, including Eridu, Nippur, Lagash, Kish, Ur and the very first true city. This book is an in-depth study of ancient Sumer, with a great focus on the actual writings of the Sumerians themselves.

The author has chapters on history, society, religion, literature, education, and by:. The Sumerians, the pragmatic and gifted people who preceded the Semites in the land first known as Sumer and later as Babylonia, created what was probably the first high civilization in the history of man, spanning the fifth to the second millenniums B.C.

This book is an unparalleled compendium of what is known about sor Kramer communicates his enthusiasm. Mesopotamia produced one of the best-known ancient civilizations, with a literate, urban culture and highly-developed political institutions.

In this fully revised and expanded edition of her classic text, Sumer and the Sumerians, Harriet Crawford reviews the extraordinary social and technological developments in the region from to BC.3/5(2).

The Book of Enoch and The Ancient Sumerians There is some crossover in the biblical texts of Enoch and ancient Sumerian texts, particularly when it comes to the Watchers.

Known as the Annunaki, or visitors from a planet called Nibiru, the Sumerians also looked upon these Watchers as gods, showing a crossover between the two ancient cultures.