Philip Womack

Greco-Roman civilisation has dominated ancient history for too long

Philip Matyszak enlightens us about the many earlier, neglected civilisations that existed, beginning with the Akkadians

The Ziggurat of Ur, part of a vast temple complex built by the Sumerians c. 2100 BC, was first rescued from oblivion by King Nabonidus in the 6th century BC (Alamy)

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