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Explore the captivating history of the Sumerians.

The sheer importance of Sumerian culture in regards to world culture as a whole is impossible to overstate. This civilization is single-handedly responsible for some of the most major innovations in nearly every field relevant to maintaining a civilized society - this includes religion, lawmaking, architecture, schooling, art, literature, and even entertainment.  

Naturally, most of what we see as negative aspects of society were established in ancient Sumer as well. There wasn’t an aspect of Sumerian life that wasn’t plagued with corruption or devastation of one form or another. In other words, the Sumerians gave us both the sublimity of faith and the rigidness of religious thought coupled with a desire for political supremacy. They gave us both the benevolent, caring monarchs and cruel, punishing tyrants; the educated child and the spoiled brat; the hard-working agrarian and the drunken reveler; and the epic empires as well as the pathetic remnants of them. The Sumerians did it all, and they did it first.  

Some of the topics and questions covered in this audiobook include: 


The ancient Sumerians in a nutshell
The social structure of ancient Sumerians
The religion and mythology of ancient Sumerians
The Sumerian kingdoms chronology
The everyday life of ancient Sumerians
Sumerian innovations
Sumerian culture
Sumerian “foreign policy”: relations with other nations
And a great deal more you don't want to miss out on!


Get the audiobook now to learn more about the Sumerians!

GENRE
History
NARRATOR
DH
Duke Holm
LENGTH
02:53
hr min
RELEASED
2018
Juni 7
PUBLISHER
Captivating History
PRESENTED BY
Audible.co.uk
LANGUAGE
EN
English
SIZE
141
MB

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