NaNoWriMo – 5 – Libraries in the Ancient World

libraries in the ancient world

It was in Egypt and Mesopotamia, lands abundantly watered by great rivers, that civilization arose. And it is there that we find the earliest examples of that key feature of civilization, writing: inscribed clay tablets that date shortly before 3000 B.C. have been discovered among the archaeological remains of the Sumerians, a gifted people settled in southern Mesopotamia.
~~ Lionel Casson



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Casson, L. (2001). The Beginnings: The Ancient Near East. In Libraries in the ancient world (p. 1). New Haven: Yale University Press.

For the most part, this blog is about reading and writing m/m romances, but there are a few personal reflections, some writerly information, and a bit of writing practice. Thank you for stopping by.

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