study of early southern Mesopotamian archaeological periods with special
development of Sumerian culture.
and architecture of the earliest Sumerian culture.
outline of the development of the recognisably Sumerian cultural elements of the
Dynastic period from the culture of the Predynastic period.
Cosmology, Cosmogony and Pantheon of Sumer, with paraphrases and analyses of
the myths which have been preserved.
The First Early Dynasties
Tales from the Heroic Age
history of the later Early Dynastic period and the dominance of the First
illustrating the political struggles of the Early Dynastic period.
forms and functions of the Sumerian city in its mature form up to the end of the
10. Cities of Sumer
historical characters and archaeological features of some major Sumerian cities
history of the Land from the establishment of Sargon's empire to the Gutian
folklore, and some records relating to the history of the Empire of Agade.
culture of the Akkadian period with particular notice of the contribution of the
to Sumerian culture.
of Sargonís daughter in the service of Sargonís empire.
history of Sumer from the time of the dominance of Lagash II to the fall of Ur
documents from the Neo-Sumerian period.
The Climax of
civilisation of the Neo-Sumerian Period including that of the Empire of Ur III.
illustrating the civilization of the Neo-Sumerian Period.
19. The Submergence of Sumer
last period of Sumerian political power and the permanent ascendancy of the
Semites in Mesopotamia.
Sumerian King List and the Tummal Inscription.