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The Sumerian civilization thrived in the regions that are now part of Iraq. I recognized the rights of his passion which I could very well see. Gradually the whole city converted to that faith. Rome was a united empire and with the support of its citizens the empire went on to live for many years. The history of Mesopotamia was then both uniquely creative and uniquely violent and destructive; marked by invasions and devastating wars in which the great achievements of its civilisation were smashed many times, from the ruin of the Ur III dynasty through Mongols, Tartars and Seljuks, to the savagery of recent wars.

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Publisher: Forgotten Books (May 21, 2012)

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