Schools in Ancient Mesopotamia - Ancient Mesopotamia: Portrait of a Dead Civilization, E23

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Video

Joshua J. Mark
by Digital Hammurabi
published on 13 January 2023

What was school like in Ancient Mesopotamia? How did scribes learn to read and write in a difficult language like Sumerian? Dr. Josh explores the education of these early bureaucrats.

This series is based on the entertaining and engaging book, 'Ancient Mesopotamia: Portrait of a Dead Civilization'. Published in 1964, this book by A. Leo Oppenheim is a standard introductory work in the field of Assyriology and is an excellent read for the non-specialist. A free download is available via the Oriental Institute website: https://tinyurl.com/y9pobcm4

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Hammurabi, D. (2023, January 13). Schools in Ancient Mesopotamia - Ancient Mesopotamia: Portrait of a Dead Civilization, E23. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/video/2887/schools-in-ancient-mesopotamia----ancient-mesopota/

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Hammurabi, Digital. "Schools in Ancient Mesopotamia - Ancient Mesopotamia: Portrait of a Dead Civilization, E23." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 13, 2023. https://www.worldhistory.org/video/2887/schools-in-ancient-mesopotamia----ancient-mesopota/.

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Hammurabi, Digital. "Schools in Ancient Mesopotamia - Ancient Mesopotamia: Portrait of a Dead Civilization, E23." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 13 Jan 2023. Web. 24 Jul 2024.

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