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  • 1 BABYLONIAN ARCHITECTURE —    See ANCIENT NEAR EASTERN ARCHITECTURE …

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  • 2 Architecture of Mesopotamia — A ziggurat in Iraq The architecture of Mesopotamia is the ancient architecture of the region of the Tigris–Euphrates river system (also known as Mesopotamia), encompassing several distinct cultures and spanning a period from the 10th millennium… …

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  • 3 Babylonian literature — is one of the world s oldest. Drawing on the traditions of Sumerian literature, the Babylonians compiled a vast textual tradition of mythological narrative, legal texts, scientific works, letters and other literary forms. As a scribal society,… …

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  • 4 architecture — /ahr ki tek cheuhr/, n. 1. the profession of designing buildings, open areas, communities, and other artificial constructions and environments, usually with some regard to aesthetic effect. Architecture often includes design or selection of… …

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  • 5 art and architecture, Mesopotamian — Introduction       the art and architecture of the ancient Mesopotamian civilizations.       The name Mesopotamia has been used with varying connotations by ancient writers. If, for convenience, it is to be considered synonymous with the modern… …

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  • 6 Art and architecture of Assyria — Assyria flourished from the Old Assyrian period in the Middle Bronze Age until the Neo Assyrian Empire in the Early Iron Age. Building materials In Babylonia, an abundance of brick, and lack of stone, led to greater use of mudbrick; Babylonian… …

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  • 7 Mesopotamian art and architecture — encompasses all of the following:* Sumerian art Sumerian architecture [http://www.bartleby.com/65/su/Sumerian.html] * Babylonian art Babylonian architecture [http://www.bartleby.com/65/su/Sumerian.html] * Assyrian art Assyrian architecture… …

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  • 8 ANCIENT NEAR EASTERN ARCHITECTURE —    The various cultures of the Ancient Near East were extremely important in the development of architecture and the civic aspects of urban space. From the Sumerians, who developed the pyramidal religious structure called the ziggurat, to the… …

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  • 9 Proportion (architecture) — Proportion is the relation between elements and a whole. Architectural proportions In architecture the whole is not just a building but the set and setting of the site. The things that make a building and its site well shaped include the… …

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  • 10 Sumerian architecture — The Sumerians were a people who lived in Mesopotamia (modern day Iraq) from the 4th millennium BC to the 3rd millennium BC. Their accomplishments include, the invention of urban planning, the courtyard house, and the Ziggurats (high adobe brick… …

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  • 12 Middle Eastern Empires — The Middle East has been the political center of several empires through history. Many of the earliest known empires originated in the middle east. Middle eastern empires have been instrumental in the spreading of ideas, technology and religions… …

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  • 13 corbel — /kawr beuhl/, n., v., corbeled, corbeling or (esp. Brit.) corbelled, corbelling. Archit. n. 1. any bracket, esp. one of brick or stone, usually of slight extent. 2. a short horizontal timber supporting a girder. v.t. 3. to set (bricks, stones,… …

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  • 14 Tower — For other uses, see Tower (disambiguation). CN Tower (world s third tallest freestanding structure) in Toronto, Ontario, Canada …

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  • 15 Mesopotamia, history of — ▪ historical region, Asia Introduction  history of the region in southwestern Asia where the world s earliest civilization developed. The name comes from a Greek word meaning “between rivers,” referring to the land between the Tigris and… …

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  • 16 Babylone (royaume) — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Babylone (homonymie). Le mušhuššu, dragon serpent, symbole du dieu Marduk de Babylone. Détail de la …

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  • 17 Mesopotamia — For other uses, see Mesopotamia (disambiguation). Ancient Mesopotamia Euphrates · …

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  • 18 Achaemenid Empire — Persian Empire redirects here. For other uses, see Persian Empire (disambiguation). Persian Empire ← …

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  • 19 JERUSALEM — The entry is arranged according to the following outline: history name protohistory the bronze age david and first temple period second temple period the roman period byzantine jerusalem arab period crusader period mamluk period …

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  • 20 Iran, ancient — Introduction also known as  Persia        historic region of southwestern Asia that is only roughly coterminous with modern Iran. The term Persia was used for centuries, chiefly in the West, to designate those regions where Persian language and… …

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