Our ancestors, the Mesopotamians, invented writing and with it a new way of looking at the world In this collection of essays, the French scholar Jean Bottero attempts to go back to the moment which marks the very beginning of history.To give the reader some sense of 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 This transmission, compounded with countless discoveries, would not have been possible without the surprising decipherment of the cuneiform writing system Bottero also focuses on divination in the ancient world, contending that certain modes of worship in Mesopotamia, in their application of causality and proof, prefigure the scientific mind. Best Read [ Mesopotamia ] by [ Jean Bottéro ] –

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  • Paperback
  • 326 pages
  • Mesopotamia
  • Jean Bottéro
  • English
  • 16 July 2017
  • 0226067270

10 thoughts on “Mesopotamia

  1. says:

    I thoroughly enjoyed reading this collection of Essays Not only does it give a historical overview of the birth of the Mesopotamian civilization, their invention of writing and a history of how we came to decyphre it, much later , the development of their mythology and religion, but it also provides interpretations for the logical framework of these ancient humans, with which they interpreted everything happening around them and understood the structure of the world and the workings of their c I thoroug...

  2. says:

    Any book written by Bott ro is necessary reading for anyone who has an interest in Mesopotamia, whether one agrees with his ideas or not, they are a must

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