Between 1956 and 1960 he wrote for the ipcs widely read journal the articles of which eventually became ancient iraq the authoritative work on political cultural and socioeconomic history from mesopotamia days of prehistory to the christian era first published in english in 1964 the work has also been translated into french arabic . The go to book for ancient iraq an easy to read yet very informative book mr roux outlines all the major events of the time up to the fall of babylon to the persians and offers brief outlines of the various periods following the fall it is an enjoyable book and it definitely enhanced my understanding of the history of ancient mesopotamia. Now in its 3rd edition ancient iraq remains the most complete and readable overview of the history of this cradle of civilization interestingly the word iraq comes from the name of the sumerian city state uruk there is now a village called warka near the ruins of the ancient city. Ancient iraq third edition penguin history author roux georges publisher penguin books publication date 1993 buy this book 1773 plus shipping dollar1829 free shipping worldwide recommended by ancient history encyclopedia foundation is a non profit organization registered in canada. Abebookscom ancient iraq third edition penguin history 9780140125238 by roux georges and a great selection of similar new used and collectible books available now at great prices
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