Latest news
Most popular
Main menu
News
History
Structure
Personalia
Events
Manuscripts
Publications
IOM Journals
PhD Program
Videos (rus)
Buy books (rus)
Library (rus)
IOM (rus)
What's most interesting for you?

  Print

Kozyreva N.V. Studies in the History of Southern Mesopotamia in Early Antiquity (from the 7th to the middle of the 2nd millennium BC). St. Petersburg : Contrast, 2016. 552 p., ill. (Studia Mesopotamia). ISBN 978-5-4380-0149-2


The book provides a historical reconstruction o f the social institutions, economic and political structures of Southern Mesopotamia and its neighbours in Early Antiquity. The period was marked by dynamic interactions o f the different ethnic groups with different cultural and economical background which culminated in creating the earliest forms o f life and labour organization in the city-states along with the first systems o f government, the appearance o f written language and writing down the first law collections. The study relies on exhaustive research o f the numerous epigraphic evidences (Sumerian and Akkadian cuneiform texts), excavated artifacts and the interpretation o f the archaeological record as a whole. The book is accessible to a wider audience, while it also provides a wealth o f new material to the specialist in the field.

PDF-files

Annotation, Introduction [in Russian], Contents

Keywords


Southern Mesopotamia

IOM's page contains
Publications498
Monographs244
Papers253
b_petrosyan_co_2000.jpg
b_barannikov_co_1993.jpg
Random news: Announcements
On February 20, 2017, at the Far Eastern Studies Seminar organized by the Department of Far Eastern Studies of the IOM RAS,  P.V. Rud' will submit her presentation History of the Collections of the Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography of the Russian Academy of Sciences in the Pre-revolutionary Period (before 1917).  
Read more...


Programming© N.Shchupak; Design© M.Romanov

 Российская академия наук Yandex Money Counter
beacon typebeacon type