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Mesopotamia Leaders

Caption   : Building the Palace at Dur-Sharrukin.

Sargon, Assyrian King (722-705 B.C.) founded a new capital for his empire below the hill, a few miles to the east of Nineveh and named it Dur-Sharrukin, 'Sargon's Town'; On a high terrace upon the north-west side he erected a great palace, adorned with sculptures and bas-reliefs and with the walls decorated with enamelled brick

Building The Palace At Dur-Sharrukin, Illustration From 'Hutchinson's History Of The Nations'. Fine Art. Encyclopædia Britannica Image Quest. Web. 17 Nov 2011.http://quest.eb.com/media/image.htm?mediaId=108_274510

 

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Topic Center: Ancient Mesopotamia: 4000 BCE to 650 CE

Akkadians

 

Akkadians

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Ancient Civilizations (Vol. 1)
Call Number: R 930 ANC V. 1
ISBN: 0717294714
See the article on the Akkadian Empire starting on p. 23

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Ancient Mesopotamia - Jane R. McIntosh
Call Number: 935 MCI
ISBN: 1576079651
Publication Date: 2005
See section on Sargon and the Akkadian Empire starting on p. 76

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The Great Armies of Antiquity - Richard A. Gabriel
Call Number: 355.009 GAB
ISBN: 0275978095
Publication Date: 2002
See Chapter 2: "The World's First Armies, Sumer and Akkad," p.48 - 58.

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Mesopotamia and the Fertile Crescent - John Malam
Call Number: 935 MAL
ISBN: 081725434X
Publication Date: 1999
See section starting on p.18

 

Babylonians

Cover Art
Ancient Civilizations (Vol. 2)
Call Number: R 930 ANC V. 2
ISBN: 0717294714
See the article on the Babylonia starting on p. 18

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The Babylonians - Elaine Landau
Call Number: 935 LAN
ISBN: 0761302166
Publication Date: 1997
This is useful in learning about Babylonia, Hammurabi, and his laws.

Cover Art
Mesopotamia and the Fertile Crescent - John Malam
Call Number: 935 MAL
ISBN: 081725434X
Publication Date: 1999
See section starting on p.21

Cover Art
Ancient Mesopotamia - Jane R. McIntosh
Call Number: 935 MCI
ISBN: 1576079651
Publication Date: 2005
See section on Hammurabi and Babylon starting on p. 87

 

Assyrians

Cover Art
Ancient Civilizations (Vol. 1)
Call Number: R 930 ANC V. 1
ISBN: 0717294714
See the article on the Akkadian Empire starting on p. 56

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The Assyrian Empire - Don Nado
Call Number: 935 NAR
ISBN: 1560063130
Publication Date: 1998
This presents an in-depth look at the Assyrian Empire. It includes information on Ashurbanipal and Tiglath-pileser III as well as, Assyrian military tactics.

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Ancient Mesopotamia - Jane R. McIntosh
Call Number: 935 MCI
ISBN: 1576079651
Publication Date: 2005
See section on Assyria on p. 100

Cover Art
Mesopotamia and the Fertile Crescent - John Malam
Call Number: 935 MAL
ISBN: 081725434X
Publication Date: 1999
See section starting on p.22

Cover Art
Great Armies of Antiquity - Richard A. Gabriel
Call Number: 355.009 GAB
ISBN: 0275978095
Chapter 7: "The Iron Age of Assyria" discusses Assyrian military might.

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Warfare in the Ancient World - General Sir John Hackett
Call Number: REF 355 HAC
ISBN: 0816024596
See the chapter, "The Assyrians," beginning on page 36.

 

Neo-Babylonians

Cover Art
Ancient Civilizations (Vol. 2)
Call Number: R 930 ANC V. 2
ISBN: 0717294714
See the article on the Akkadian Empire starting on p. 14 called "Babylon."

Cover Art
The Babylonians - Elaine Landau
Call Number: 935 LAN
ISBN: 0761302166
Publication Date: 1997
See Chapters 5 and 6 for information on the Neo-Babylonians and Nebuchadnezzar.

Cover Art
Mesopotamia and the Fertile Crescent - John Malam
Call Number: 935 MAL
ISBN: 081725434X
Publication Date: 1999
See section starting on p.35 on Babylon.

Cover Art
Ancient Mesopotamia - Jane R. McIntosh
Call Number: 935 MCI
ISBN: 1576079651
Publication Date: 2005
See section on Babylonia and Nebuchadrezzar starting on p. 108

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