By Michael Bronski
<b>Winner of a 2012 Stonewall booklet Award in nonfiction
</b>A Queer historical past of the United States is greater than a “who’s who” of queer historical past: it's a ebook that noticeably demanding situations how we comprehend American historical past. Drawing upon primary-source files, literature, and cultural histories, pupil and activist Michael Bronski charts the breadth of lesbian, homosexual, bisexual, and transgender heritage, from 1492 to the 1990s.
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A damaged tablet depicting ancient constellations was among the writings found in the ruins of Nineveh’s famous library. indd 59 10/30/14 11:07 AM Babylonian Empire, seize Babylon, and become the first of many long-term regional occupiers. An indigenous Mesopotamian empire would never again take the world stage. Akkadian and Sumerian would gradually fall out of use, replaced completely by The Babylonian Clock The units of time in use in the contemporary world were invented in Babylon. 5 The only major difference from today was that Babylon used a lunar calendar.
The Hanging Gardens of Babylon are more mysterious. Although classified as one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, they remain frustratingly elusive to historians today, even though ancient historians seemed to be casually familiar with them. One of these historians was the Babylonian priest and astrologer Berosus. He was in touch with the ancient traditions of his people, but he also communicated well in the Greek language of the Macedonian Empire that ruled over Babylon during his lifetime.
Recorded in 1772 BCE and discovered by archaeologists in 1901 CE, Hammurabi’s code is the part of ancient Mesopotamian culture with which most people are most familiar today. The Code of Ur-Nammu The Code of Ur-Nammu, who reigned between approximately 2112 and 2095 BCE, predates the Code of Hammurabi by more than 300 years, but it is not nearly as widely known. The most important reason for this is that historians have no complete text of the Code of Ur-Nammu; they have only fragments. The text is notable primarily because it may document a changing role of women in the culture at the end of the Sumerian period.
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