Civilization Before Greece and RomeBook - 1989 --
In this fascinating work, H.W.F. Saggs presents a wide-ranging survey of the greatest achievements of the ancient civilizations of the Near and Middle East--from the Phoenician alphabet to mathematics, astronomy, medicine, religion, and international law--and shows how their influence is still felt today.
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, 1989. --
Characteristics: 322 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm