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Mesopotamian Kings and Scribes

Lecture no. 3 from the course: Origins of Great Ancient Civilizations

 Mesopotamian Kings and Scribes

Taught by Professor Kenneth W. Harl | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses

A look at three classes of people—kings, scribes, and soldiers—illuminates the creation of wider political institutions in ancient Mesopotamia, from the regional kingdoms to the territorial empires of the early and middle Bronze Age.


March 14, 2017