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Discoveries in the Ruins of Nineveh and Babylon; With Travels in Armenia, Kurdistan, and the Desert


In this sequel to the author's Nineveh and Its Remains, and containing over 200 illustrations, Layard describes the second expedition he undertook to Nineveh. His words raise questions of cultural imperialism and epistemology central to modern critical debates.
Publisher: Gorgias Press LLC
Availability: In stock
SKU (ISBN): 1-931956-50-2
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Publication Status: In Print

Publication Date: Aug 26,2002
Interior Color: Black
Trim Size: 6 x 9
Page Count: 740
ISBN: 1-931956-50-2
$264.00
This book is a sequel to Layard's Nineveh and Its Remains (also available from Gorgias Press). It describes the second expedition to Nineveh, undertaken by Layard for the Trustees of the British Museum. The volume includes a reproduction of over 200 wood-cuts--the first illustrations made of sites in and around Nineveh.

This book is a sequel to Layard's Nineveh and Its Remains (also available from Gorgias Press). It describes the second expedition to Nineveh, undertaken by Layard for the Trustees of the British Museum. The volume includes a reproduction of over 200 wood-cuts--the first illustrations made of sites in and around Nineveh.

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Austen Layard

  • Preface
  • The Trustees of the British Museum Resume Excavations at Nineveh
  • The Lake of Wan
  • Reception by the Yezidis
  • State of the Excavations on my Return to Mosul
  • Renewal of Excavations at Kouyunjik
  • Discovery of Grand Entrance to the Palace of Kouyunjik
  • Road Opened For Removal of Winged Lions
  • Contents of Newly-Discovered Chamber
  • Visit to the Winged Lions by Night
  • Visit to Kalah Sherghat Prevented
  • Preparations for a Journey to the Khabour
  • Arban
  • Residence at Arban
  • Leave Arban
  • Departure from the Khabour
  • Discoveries at Kouyunjik
  • The Summer
  • Mehement Pasha
  • Leave Wan
  • Discoveries at Khouyunjik During the Summer
  • Preparation for Leaving Nineveh
  • The Chiefs of Hillah
  • State of the Ruins of Babylon
  • Ruins in Southern Mesopotamia
  • Preparations for Departure
  • Results of the Discoveries to Chronology and History