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  1. A Dictionary of Ancient Near Eastern Architecture

    By Gwendolyn Leick

    This Dictionary gives a comprehensive survey of the whole range of ancient Near Eastern architecture from the Neolithic round huts in Palestine to the giant temples of Ptolemaic Egypt. Gwendolyn Leick examines the development of the principal styles of ancient architecture within their geographical...

    Published November 11th 2011 by Routledge

  2. The Babylonian World

    Edited by Gwendolyn Leick

    Series: Routledge Worlds

    The Babylonian World presents an extensive, up-to-date and lavishly illustrated history of the ancient state Babylonia and its 'holy city', Babylon. Historicized by the New Testament as a centre of decadence and corruption, Babylon and its surrounding region was in fact a rich and...

    Published January 1st 2009 by Routledge

  3. Sex and Eroticism in Mesopotamian Literature

    By Dr Gwendolyn Leick, Gwendolyn Leick

    Sex and Eroticism in Mesopotamian Literature is a new contribution to current debates about sex and eroticism. It gives an insight into Mesopotamian attitudes to sexuality by examining the oldest preserved written evidence on the subject - the Sumero-Akkadian cuneiform sources - which were written...

    Published April 17th 2003 by Routledge

  4. The Babylonians

    An Introduction

    By Gwendolyn Leick

    Series: Peoples of the Ancient World

    Gwendolyn Leick's approachable survey introduces the Babylonians, the people, the culture and the reality behind the popular myth of Babylon. Spanning some 1800 years in the history of the Babylonians, from the time of Hammurabi, famous for his Law-Code, to the time when Alexander's heirs...

    Published September 12th 2002 by Routledge

  5. Who's Who in the Ancient Near East

    By Gwendolyn Leick

    What do we know of the real Nebuchadnezzar? Was there an historical precedent for the mythical Gilgamesh? Who were the Hittites? When did Isaiah preach? How did Jezebel get her reputation?These and many more questions are answered in this fascinating survey of the people who inhabited the Near East...

    Published September 27th 2001 by Routledge

  6. A Dictionary of Ancient Near Eastern Mythology

    By Dr Gwendolyn Leick

    The Dictionary of Ancient Near Eastern Mythology covers sources from Mesopotamia, Syro-Palestine and Anatolia, from around 2800 to 300 BC. It contains entries on gods and goddesses, giving evidence of their worship in temples, describing their 'character', as documented by the texts, and defining...

    Published October 1st 1998 by Routledge

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