South of this lies Babylonia , named after the city of Babylon. However, in the broader sense, the name Mesopotamia has come to be used for the area bounded on the northeast by the Zagros Mountains and on the southwest by the edge of the Arabian Plateau and stretching from the Persian Gulf in the southeast to the spurs of the Anti-Taurus Mountains in the northwest. As a result of the slow flow of the water, there are heavy deposits of silt, and the riverbeds are raised. Consequently, the rivers often overflow their banks and may even change their course when they are not protected by high dikes.
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Farrar, Straus and Giroux, , Children's book bound in fake red leather stamped with designs. Bear and rabbit go on a quest with the whole bear family traveling around the world getting rhyming clues to find something heart of a bear? A large red book bound in fake leather with designs stamped on it in squares and a colour illustration in the middle. I got this book in the early 80's but I don't know how long it had been in print. It's about a very affluent bear family.
History of Mesopotamia
Excellent to near mint dustjacket hardcover , ISBN The knife both as a utilitarian implement and as an art object. More than one thousand objects are illustrated, showing the evolution of the knife, the wide variety of styles ranging from the practical to the beautiful, and the exquisite craftsmanship applied to blades, handles and sheaths. Knife World Publications, Knoxville. Hughes and Jack Lewis. Digest Books, Northfield, Illinois.
A slave owner punishes a slave in Brazil. This painting by Johann Moritz Rugendas depicts a scene below deck of a slave ship headed to Brazil. Rugendas was an eyewitness to the scene. Punishing slaves at Calabouco, in Rio de Janeiro , c.