Uncovering Near Eastern Civilization
Lecture no. 1 from the course: Ancient Mesopotamia: Life in the Cradle of Civilization
Taught by Professor Amanda H. Podany | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
Although Egypt, Greece, and Rome may be better known to the public, in fact more written evidence survives from Mesopotamia, home to many of the great powers of the ancient world. As you embark on a journey through over 3,000 years of history, you will understand the ways we uncover ancient historical knowledge, and learn why Mesopotamia’s “rediscovery” is so valuable.