Problems in Ancient History: The ancient Near East and Greece
Selected ancient sources in translation and modern commentaries provide a survey of major problems in ancient history from Sumeria to the late Roman Empire and offer insight into historical methods and techniques.
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Government in Mesopotamia
Gilgamesh and Agga
Primitive Democracy in Ancient Mesopotamia Thorkild Jacobsen
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