Empires of the Plain: Henry Rawlinson and the Lost Languages of Babylon

Empires of the Plain: Henry Rawlinson and the Lost Languages of Babylon
 
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ISBN/EAN: 9780007128990
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Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS
Pub. Date: 2003
Author: ADKINS L
Format: Hardback
Page Count: 423
 
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This is the story of the soldier, scholar and explorer Henry Rawlinson, who, in the early nineteenth century, became Political Agent in Baghdad where he embarked on the decipherment of cuneiform, the world's first writing system, and made discoveries about the ancient civilizations of Iraq.
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