Ancient Iraq (3rd Edition) by Georges Roux

By Georges Roux

Newly revised and containing details from contemporary excavations and chanced on artifacts, Ancient Iraq covers the political, cultural, and socio-economic historical past from Mesopotamia days of prehistory to the Christian period.

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