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The Seven Great Monarchies, Chaledean

The Seven Great Monarchies, Chaledean

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"The Seven Great Monarchies" by George Rawlinson is one of the limited sources on ancient history of human civilization which comes in different parts and this part is about one of the most ancient known human civilizations called Chaldea in the region of Mesopotamia.
"The Seven Great Monarchies" by George Rawlinson is one of the limited sources on ancient history of human civilization which comes in different parts and this part is about one of the most ancient known human civilizations called Chaldea in the region of Mesopotamia.

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The Project Gutenberg EBook of The Seven Great Monarchies Of The AncientEastern World, Vol 1. (of 7): Chaldaea, by George RawlinsonThis eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and withalmost no restrictions whatsoever. You may copy it, give it away orre-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License includedwith this eBook or online at www.gutenberg.netTitle: The Seven Great Monarchies Of The Ancient Eastern World, Vol 1. (of 7): ChaldaeaThe History, Geography, And Antiquities Of Chaldaea,Assyria, Babylon, Media, Persia, Parthia, And Sassanianor New Persian Empire; With Maps and Illustrations.Author: George RawlinsonIllustrator: George RawlinsonRelease Date: July 1, 2005 [EBook #16161]Language: EnglishCharacter set encoding: ASCII*** START OF THIS PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK THE SEVEN GREAT MONARCHIES ***Produced by David Widger
THE SEVEN GREAT MONARCHIES
OF THEANCIENT EASTERN WORLD;OR,THE HISTORY, GEOGRAPHY, AND ANTIQUITIES OF CHALDAEA, ASSYRIABABYLON, MEDIA, PERSIA, PARTHIA, AND SASSANIAN,OR NEW PERSIAN EMPIRE.
BYGEORGE RAWLINSON, M.A.,
CAMDEN PROFESSOR OF ANCIENT HISTORY IN THE UNIVERSITY OF OXFORDIN THREE VOLUMES.
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CONTENTS
PREFACE TO FIVE GREAT MONARCHIES.PREFACE TO SECOND EDITION.PREFACE TO THE SIXTH MONARCHY.PREFACE TO SEVENTH MONARCHY.REFERENCESTHE FIRST MONARCHY.CHALDAEA.CHAPTER I.GENERAL VIEW OF THE COUNTRYCHAPTER II.CLIMATE AND PRODUCTIONSCHAPTER III.THE PEOPLECHAPTER IV.LANGUAGE AND WRITINGCHAPTER V.ARTS AND SCIENCESCHAPTER VI.MANNERS AND CUSTOMSCHAPTER VII.RELIGIONCHAPTER VIII.HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGY
List of Illustrations
Plate 11. Plan of Mugheir ruins (after Taylor)Plate 22. Ruins of Warka (Erech) (after Loftus)Plate 33. Akkerkuf (after Ker Porter)4. Hamman (after Loftus)Plate 45. Tel-Ede (ditto)6. Palms (after Oppert)Plate 57. Chaldaean reeds, from an Assyrian sculpture (after Layard)Plate 68. Wild sow and pigs, from Koyunjik (Layard)9. Ethiopians (after Prichard)10. Cuneiform inscriptions (drawn by the Author, from bricks in the British Museum)Page 42Plate 710. Cuneiform inscriptions (drawn by the Author, from bricks in the British Museum)11. Chaldaean tablet (after Layard)12. Signet-cylinder (after Ker Porter)
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