Ancestor of the West
Writing, Reasoning and Religion in Mesopotamia, Elam and Greece New edition
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Ancestor of the West by Jean Bottero
Book DescriptionWith "Ancestor of the West", three distinguished French historians reveal the story of the birth of writing and reason, demonstrating how the logical and religious structures of Near Eastern and Mesopotamian cultures served as precursors to those of the West.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780226067162
(228mm x 152mm x 12mm)
Imprint: University of Chicago Press
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Publish Date: 12-Aug-2003
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Jean Bottero
Oldest Cuisine in the World, Paperback (April 2011)
Offers a look at the delectable secrets of Mesopotamia. The author's broad perspective takes us inside the religious rites, everyday rituals, attitudes and taboos, and even the detailed preparation techniques involving food and drink in Mesopotamian high culture during the second and third millenniums BCE, as the Mesopotamians recorded them.
Everyday Life in Ancient Mesopotamia, Paperback (July 2001)
Jean Bottero and his colleagues take the reader on a voyage of discovery into the public and private realms of the lives of our first civilized ancestors, looking at everyday life in Ancient Mesopotamia.
Mesopotamia, Paperback (July 1995)» View all books by Jean Bottero
The Mesopotamians invented writing and with it a new way of looking at the world. To understand how Mesopotamian civilization has been mediated and interpreted in its transmission through time, Bottero begins with an account of Assyriology, the discipline devoted to the ancient culture.
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Author Biography - Jean Bottero
Jean Bottero is director emeritus of L'Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes in Paris. He is the author of many books, several of which have been translated and published by the University of Chicago Press, including "Mesopotamia: Writing, Reasoning, and the Gods.""
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