Publication date:25 December 2010
Length of book:272 pages
Twenty essays on the history, culture, and literature of Ancient Mesopotamia, the land of the Sumerians, Babylonians, and Assyrians, from ca. 300-400 BC. Essays include analysis of previously unpublished legal and administrative documents, the waging of war, aromatic and date production, newly found royal inscriptions, the treatment of orphans, and more.