Chapter 1:
World Origins
Chapter 2:
Human Origins
Chapter 3:
Middle East
Chapter 4:
India
Chapter 5:
Africa
Chapter 6:
China
Chapter 7:
Americas
Chapter 8:
Greece
Chapter 9:
Rome
Chapter 10:
Europe
Chapter 11:
Higher Religions
Chapter 12:
Byzantium

Origins of Civilization in the Middle East

  • Mesopotamia (being prepared by Matt Budziak)

  • Sumarians

  • Assyria

  • Babylonia

  • Hittites

  • Persia (being prepared by Jacob Kirsten)






Burney Relief — also known as the Queen of the Knight Relief — likely shows the Mesopotamian goddess Ishtar.


Photo Credit: Manuel Parada López de Corselas