• Ur: A Captivating Guide to One of the Most Important Sumerian City-States in Ancient Mesopotamia

  • By: Captivating History
  • Narrated by: Duke Holm
  • Length: 3 hrs and 2 mins
  • 3.8 out of 5 stars (17 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Explore the captivating history of Ur

This audiobook is about the city which houses the mighty Ziggurat - the Biblical “Ur of the Chaldees” where Abraham was supposedly born. The site near which the earliest human cultures were found. The site which held the most glorious Sumerian Dynasty in ancient history. This is the story of the city that was destined to die and be reborn every millennium or so, a city full of intrigue, magnificence, tragedy, and glory.

By listening to Ur: A Captivating Guide to One of the Most Important Sumerian City-States in Ancient Mesopotamia, you will...

  • Get a sense of how Ur came to existence, how it grew, reached its zenith, fell, re-rose, and ultimately perished until it reemerged a little over a century and a half ago
  • Learn of its history, laden with wars, trade, divine worship, political corruption, and entertainment
  • Know why people of Abrahamic faiths in particular hold this city in high regard
  • And learn much, much more about this remarkable ancient city.

So listen to this audiobook now if you want to learn about Ur!

©2018 Captivating History (P)2018 Captivating History
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Ur: A Captivating Guide to One of the Most Important Sumerian City-States in Ancient Mesopotamia is an eye-opening audiobook to learn about UR. I really enjoyed it and would like it to recommend it to all.

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Very disappointed with this book. Much too.short and cursery. I could have read wikipedia for the same inf. I will not be purchasing any more of this.series.

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The content is valid and the narrator only made bad material worse. Not worth listening to at all

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Captivating

Anything ancient I love, also love reading about the Sumerian's. read these books to understand the bible better.