SOTW1: Mesopotamia

Here are some resources specifically for the chapters pertaining to Mesopotamia (by no means comprehensive):

**Please preview materials to make sure they are appropriate for your family**

Mesopotamia (in general)

Books:
Mesopotamia (True Books) by Sunita Apte
Mesopotamia by Jane Shuter
Life in Ancient Mesopotamia
Ancient Egyptians and Their Neighbors (multiple good activities for Mesopotamia)
DK Eyewitness Mesopotamia
Rich and Poor in Mesopotamia
Ancient Mesopotamia
Hands-On History Mesopotamia
Hands-On Ancient People, Volume 1: Art Activities about Mesopotamia…
Ancient Near East (Coloring Book)
Ancient Mesopotamians by Elena Gambino
Ancient Mesopotamia (How’d They Do That in)
Ancient Mesopotamia by Cynthia Klingel

Videos:
Legacy: The Origins of Civilization, “Iraq: Cradle of Civilization”
Ancient Civilizations for Children: Mesopotamia
Nat Geo Kids Mesopotamia Video (direct link to video)
Kid’s Animated History with Pipo, Disc 2

Websites:
British Museum Mesopotamia Site
Ancient Mesopotamian Civilization
Dig Into History: Mesopotamia (U of Chicago)
Ancient Mesopotamian Teacher Resource (U of Chicago)
The Met: Mesopotamian Art

Sumer

Books:
You Wouldn’t Want To Be A Sumerian Slave
The Sumerians  by Elaine Landau
The Sumerians by Jane Shuter

Websites:
The Royal Tombs of Ur
Queen Puabi
Standard of Ur
Sumeria
Penn Museum: Ur (other info on Mesopotamia as well)

Babylon

Books:
The Babylonians by Elaine Landau
The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World by Reg Cox
The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World by Lynn Curlee
King Nimrod’s Tower
The King in the Garden
The Babylonians: Life in Ancient Babylon
Daniel and the Beast of Babylon
Hammurabi: Babylonian Ruler

Videos:
The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
Ancient Mysteries – The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
History & Exploration, “Iraq’s Lost Treasure”

Websites:
Code of Hammurabi
Stone of Code of Hammurabi
Hammurabi Laws
You Be the Judge of Hammurabi’s Code
Write Like a Babylonian

Assyria

Books:
The Assyrians Activity Book
Gilgamesh the King
The Revenge of Ishtar
The Last Quest of Gilgamesh
You Wouldn’t Want to Be an Assyrian Soldier
The Ancient Assyrians

Websites:
Assyrian Empire Builders
British Museum: Assyria
The Met: Assyria
Gilgamesh Tablet
Khorsabad Relief Project

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