Uruk—City of Gilgamesh
Lecture no. 4 from the course: Cities of the Ancient World
Taught by Professor Steven L. Tuck | 28 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
Shift your attention to one of the most marvelous cities in the ancient world. Located in the heart of Mesopotamia, Uruk exhibits many of the hallmarks of ancient civilization, including division of labor among its craftsmen, a class hierarchy that included professional priests, and records of art and literature.