In which John presents Mesopotamia, and the early civilizations that arose around the Fertile Crescent. Topics covered include the birth of territorial kingdoms, empires, Neo-Assyrian torture tactics, sacred marriages, ancient labor practices, the world's first law code, and the great failed romance of John's undergrad years.
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The British Museum's Mesopotamia site: http://goo.gl/Fn4dN5
The Epic of Gilgamesh: http://goo.gl/9i7svQ or get a hard copy at https://goo.gl/iKsCDD
Mesopotamia: Assyrians, Sumerians, Babylonians by Enrico Ascalone: http://goo.gl/iL487J
The Mesopotamians by TMBG: https://goo.gl/1D4lXo
Written by Raoul Meyer and John Green
Produced by Stan Muller
Animations by Smart Bubble Society: http://thoughtbubble.org/
Thought Bubble team:
Jin Kyung Myung
Original Music: Jason Weidner
Script Supervisor & Doll Costumer: Danica Johnson
Set Design: Donna Sink
Props: Brian McCutcheon
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