Iraq - The Culture (Lands) (Library Binding)

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The contributions of Iraq to world culture are numerous. Iraq the culture traces the influence of early civilizations through the construction of ancient temples, the development of cuneiform writing, and the invention of the wheel. This book also explores the influence of Arabic and the religion of Islam on the traditions and celebrations of the people of Iraq. Topics include: - The traditional and modern art and music of Iraq - temples built in Mesopotamia for the worship of gods and goddesses such as Enlil, Shamash, Sin, and Ishtar - how Muslims use their lunar calendar, and their activities during Ramadan - Iraqi handicrafts such as ornate pottery, carpets, and textiles from Neneveh, Kirkuk, and Arbil - How the people of Iraq celebrate the holidays Nawruz and Eid ul-Fitar.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780778793205
ISBN-10: 0778793206
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
Publication Date: March 15th, 2004
Pages: 32
Language: English
Series: Lands