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  • Who's Who in the Ancient Near Eastby Gwendolyn Leick

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 25.95

    From Palestine to Iran and from Alexander the Great to Zechariah, Who's Who in the Ancient Near East presents a unique and comprehensive reference guide for all those with an interest in the ancient history of the area. more...

  • The Babyloniansby Gwendolyn Leick

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 36.95

    This survey introduces the people and the reality behind the popular myth of Babylon. It explores the social, historical, geographical and cultural context in which this extraordinary civilization flourished for so many centuries. more...

  • Mesopotamiaby Gwendolyn Leick

    Penguin Books Ltd 2002; Not Available

    Situated in an area roughly corresponding to present-day Iraq, Mesopotamia is one of the great, ancient civilizations, though it is still relatively unknown. Yet, over 7,000 years ago in Mesopotamia, the very first cities were created. This is the first book to reveal how life was lived in ten Mesopotamian cities: from Eridu, the Mesopotamian Eden,... more...

  • Tombs of the Great Leadersby Gwendolyn Leick

    Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 40.00

     A visit to Ankara, Turkey, would include a trip to Anitkabir, the burial site of Turkey’s founder and first president, Ataturk. The massive stone building houses numerous sculptures and a large ceremonial plaza and is surrounded by an elaborate park. Ataturk is far from the only former leader to be remembered by such decorative means. Since... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of Mesopotamiaby Gwendolyn Leick

    Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 89.99

    The second edition of the Historical Dictionary of Mesopotamia defines concepts, customs, and notions peculiar to the civilization of ancient Mesopotamia, from adult adoption to ziggurats. This is accomplished through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, appendixes, and hundreds of cross-reference dictionary entries on religion, economy,... more...

  • The Babylonian Worldby Gwendolyn Leick

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 55.95

    The Babylonian World presents an extensive, up-to-date and lavishly illustrated history of the ancient state Babylonia and its 'holy city', Babylon. Historicized by the New Testament as a centre of decadence and corruption, Babylon and its surrounding region was in fact a rich and complex civilization, responsible for the invention of the dictionary... more...

  • Dictionary of Ancient Near Eastern Architectureby Dr Gwendolyn Leick; Gwendolyn Leick

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 49.95

    A comprehensive survey of a whole range of ancient Near Eastern architecture showing the development of the principal styles within their geographical and historical context. more...

  • Sex and Eroticism in Mesopotamian Literatureby Dr Gwendolyn Leick; Gwendolyn Leick

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95

    Sex and Eroticism in Mesopotamian Literature is a new contribution to current debates about sex and eroticism. It gives an insight into Mesopotamian attitudes to sexuality by examining the oldest preserved written evidence on the subject - the Sumero-Akkadian cuneiform sources - which were written between the 21st and the 5th centuries B.C. Using... more...

  • A Dictionary of Ancient Near Eastern Mythologyby Dr Gwendolyn Leick

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 67.95

    Through accessible entries this Dictionary provides a scholarly guide to this complex and fascinating area. The wide-ranging bibliography makes use of unfamiliar sources, and there is an extensive index for ease of reference. more...

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