The Mystery of the Hanging Garden of Babylon

The Mystery of the Hanging Garden of Babylon

An Elusive World Wonder Traced

Book - 2013
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"Identifies and locates one of the Ancient World wonders -- New description of a very early garden and the technology behind its water supply -- Identifies the early occurrence of the "Water-raising Screw" -- Links Assyrian texts and sculpture to later classical sources and explains legends surrounding the characters of Semiramis and Nebuchadnezzar -- Reassesses specific sculpture in the British Museum." --Publisher.
Publisher: Oxford, U.K. : Oxford University Press, 2013.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780199662265
Branch Call Number: 935 DAL
Characteristics: xviii, 279 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps, plans ; 22 cm.
Alternative Title: Hanging Garden of Babylon


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