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The Resource The Age of god-kings : time frame--3000-1500 BC, by the editors of Time-Life Books

The Age of god-kings : time frame--3000-1500 BC, by the editors of Time-Life Books

Label
The Age of god-kings : time frame--3000-1500 BC
Title
The Age of god-kings
Title remainder
time frame--3000-1500 BC
Statement of responsibility
by the editors of Time-Life Books
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Photographs and text describe the birth of civilization in Sumer, the pharoahs in Egypt, the Aegean Empire, and civilization in Asia
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
930
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • photographs
Index
index present
LC call number
D57
LC item number
.A34 1987
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Time frame
Target audience
general
Label
The Age of god-kings : time frame--3000-1500 BC, by the editors of Time-Life Books
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 168-169) and index
Contents
  • The Kingdom on the Nile
  • The Ziggurats of Ur
  • Master Builders on the Indus Valley
  • Lords of the Labyrinth
  • Yellow River Dynasties
  • The Sacred Megaliths
  • Hieroglyphics
  • The Way of the Pharoahs
  • Djoser's Pyramid
  • King Djer
  • Nilometer
  • Mesopotamian Culture
  • Memphis, Heliopolis, Hermopolis and Thebes
  • Egyptian Pantheon
  • Burial-Mummification
  • The Great Pyramid
  • Breakthrough at Sumer
  • The Sphinx
  • King Pepy II
  • The Bastion at Buhen
  • Last Rites of Royalty
  • Descent to the Grave -- Sumerian City, Ur
  • Burying the God-King
  • Khufu at Giza
  • funeral Procession
  • The Empire on the Aegean
  • Crete
  • Asia Minor
  • Men in the Frescoes at Knossos
  • The Minoans
  • The Labyrinth of Minos
  • Dynasty of Kings, who were called Minos
  • Artworks for Certain Walls
  • Stonecutters at Gournia
  • Serfs
  • Metalworkers
  • Dance, Prayer and Athletic Competition
  • Europe's Sacred Megaliths
  • A City for the Moon God
  • Western Europe
  • Edifice on an English Plain
  • Heel Stone
  • The Engineered Mound
  • Temple on a Maltese Hill
  • Stirrings in Asia
  • Indus River, Pakistan
  • Gulf of Cambay
  • Southeast Asian Rice Farmers
  • Banks of the Ravi
  • Ancient Pastimes
  • Eastern Punjab
  • Harappa -
  • Indus Culture
  • Craft Industries
  • trading Posts
  • A Well-Ordered City
  • Persian Gulf
  • Harappan Religion
  • Sumerian Hero Gilgamesh
  • Mohenjo-daro
  • The Power of the Written Word
  • The Kiln's Outpouring
  • Ban Chiang
  • Banpo in Shaanxi Province
  • Chinese Legend-taming the Yelllow River
  • Yu the Great
  • The fruits of Exchange
  • The Quest for Bronze
  • The Lure of Silver
  • A Lust for Gold
  • Gemstones from Afar
  • From Picture to Symbol
  • Timeframe:3000-1500 BC
  • Mesopotamia
  • Egypt
  • Mediterranean
  • Asia
  • Index
  • The Multipurpose Script
  • Reading Egyptian
Control code
ocm16091660
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
178 pages
Isbn
9780809464012
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg.)
Lccn
87010229 //r88
Other physical details
color illustrations, color photographs, color maps
System control number
(Sirsi) i0809464004
Label
The Age of god-kings : time frame--3000-1500 BC, by the editors of Time-Life Books
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 168-169) and index
Contents
  • The Kingdom on the Nile
  • The Ziggurats of Ur
  • Master Builders on the Indus Valley
  • Lords of the Labyrinth
  • Yellow River Dynasties
  • The Sacred Megaliths
  • Hieroglyphics
  • The Way of the Pharoahs
  • Djoser's Pyramid
  • King Djer
  • Nilometer
  • Mesopotamian Culture
  • Memphis, Heliopolis, Hermopolis and Thebes
  • Egyptian Pantheon
  • Burial-Mummification
  • The Great Pyramid
  • Breakthrough at Sumer
  • The Sphinx
  • King Pepy II
  • The Bastion at Buhen
  • Last Rites of Royalty
  • Descent to the Grave -- Sumerian City, Ur
  • Burying the God-King
  • Khufu at Giza
  • funeral Procession
  • The Empire on the Aegean
  • Crete
  • Asia Minor
  • Men in the Frescoes at Knossos
  • The Minoans
  • The Labyrinth of Minos
  • Dynasty of Kings, who were called Minos
  • Artworks for Certain Walls
  • Stonecutters at Gournia
  • Serfs
  • Metalworkers
  • Dance, Prayer and Athletic Competition
  • Europe's Sacred Megaliths
  • A City for the Moon God
  • Western Europe
  • Edifice on an English Plain
  • Heel Stone
  • The Engineered Mound
  • Temple on a Maltese Hill
  • Stirrings in Asia
  • Indus River, Pakistan
  • Gulf of Cambay
  • Southeast Asian Rice Farmers
  • Banks of the Ravi
  • Ancient Pastimes
  • Eastern Punjab
  • Harappa -
  • Indus Culture
  • Craft Industries
  • trading Posts
  • A Well-Ordered City
  • Persian Gulf
  • Harappan Religion
  • Sumerian Hero Gilgamesh
  • Mohenjo-daro
  • The Power of the Written Word
  • The Kiln's Outpouring
  • Ban Chiang
  • Banpo in Shaanxi Province
  • Chinese Legend-taming the Yelllow River
  • Yu the Great
  • The fruits of Exchange
  • The Quest for Bronze
  • The Lure of Silver
  • A Lust for Gold
  • Gemstones from Afar
  • From Picture to Symbol
  • Timeframe:3000-1500 BC
  • Mesopotamia
  • Egypt
  • Mediterranean
  • Asia
  • Index
  • The Multipurpose Script
  • Reading Egyptian
Control code
ocm16091660
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
178 pages
Isbn
9780809464012
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg.)
Lccn
87010229 //r88
Other physical details
color illustrations, color photographs, color maps
System control number
(Sirsi) i0809464004

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