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Sumer and Akkad (Iraq), c. 3500–2000 BCE

Harriet Crawford

Harriet Crawford is Reader Emerita at the Institute of Archaeology, University College London, and Senior Fellow at the McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, Cambridge. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture Volume 1

© the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) and the University of London, 2019

Sir Banister Fletcher chapter

...The marshes and plains of southern Iraq, known as Sumer from about 3000 BCE, were very productive, though the plain needed irrigation before cultivation was possible. The area lacked certain essentials like good-quality stone and strong...

The Historic HammĀms of Damascus and Fez

Magda Sibley

Magda Sibley is a senior lecturer in architecture at the University of Liverpool. She has studied the urban form and architecture of world heritage Islamic cities in North Africa and the Middle East with the aim of informing new design projects. She has co-edited Courtyard Housing: Past, Present and Future published in 2006 by Taylor & Francis and participated in the European HAMMAM project. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Lessons from Vernacular Architecture

Routledge, 2014

Book chapter

... THE HISTORIC HAMMĀMS OF DAMASCUS AND FEZ Magda Sibley Introduction Bath houses, or public baths, have existed since the Hellenistic period and flourished throughout the time of the Romans and Byzantines. Although the bathing tradition...