This a wonderfully produced catalogue of a current British Museum show of Assyrian art The quality of the photographs is very high and the essays included are extremely well written and helpful to the degree a non expert on the topic can judge Since most of the Assyrian palace art that is important is in the British Museum, this work is a necessity for anyone who cares about it Whether you can get to the Museum or not, this is one of the must have catalogues of recent years. ↠´ I am Ashurbanipal: king of the world, king of Assyria (British Museum) ↠´ I couldn t make it to London to see the exhibit in person so I bought this book It has stunning photos and detailed historical information I am very pleased with it. Fantastic book at a really good price I have always had an interest in these treasures from the ancient Middle East which the British Museum displays Now I am learning the background of each piece and therefore the history of the region Highly recommended for anyone with similar interests. Magnificient book, readable texts, excellent pictures A window to the glorious Assyrian empire Also, good price with. Fascinating Insight Into The Ancient Assyrian Empire, Told Through The Life Of Its Ruler, King Ashurbanipal, And Published To Coincide With A Once In A Generation Exhibition At The British MuseumIn BC Ashurbanipal Inherited The World S Largest Empire, Which Stretched From The Shores Of The Eastern Mediterranean To The Mountains Of Western Iran He Ruled From His Massive Capital At Nineveh, In Present Day Iraq, Where Temples And Palaces Adorned With Brilliantly Carved Sculptures Dominated The Citadel Mound, And Trailer ß I am Ashurbanipal: king of the world, king of Assyria (British Museum) PDF by ☆ Gareth Brereton An Elaborate System Of Aqueducts And Canals Brought Water To The King S Pleasure Gardens Ashurbanipal, Proud Of His Scholarship, Assembled The Greatest Library In Existence During His Reign Guided By This Knowledge, He Defined The Course Of The Assyrian Empire And Asserted His Claim To Be King Of The WorldBeautifully Illustrated And Written By An International Team Of Experts, This Book Features Images Of Objects Excavated From All Corners Of The Empire The British Museum S Unrivalled Collection Of Assyrian Reliefs Brings To Life The Tumultuous Events Of Ashurbanipal S Reign His Conquest Of Egypt, The Crushing Defeat Of His Rebellious Brother In Babylon And His Ruthless Campaign Against The Elamite Rulers Of South West Iran I Am Ashurbanipal King Of The World, King Of Assyria Provides An Illuminating Account Of The Assyrian Empire Told Through The Story Of Its Last Great Ruler, And Highlights The Importance Of Preserving Iraq S Rich Cultural Heritage For Future GenerationsTable Of ContentsForewords Nineveh The Centre Of The World Assyria In The World Violence Into Order Imagining Assyria
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