The Civilization of Babylonia and Assyria: Volume One by Morris Jastrow. Archaeology of Mesopotamia: Theories and Approaches by Roger Matthews. Traces Babylonian history from the late Uruk and Jamdat Nasr periods up to the rise of Hammurabi, including the invention of writing, the emergence of the Semites as a political factor under Sargon, and the success of the Third Dynasty of Ur.The Buried Book: The Loss and Rediscovery of the Great Epic of Gilgamesh by David Damrosch.Composed around 1200 BC, The Epic of Gilgamesh was lost when the library of the wild king Ashurbanipal was sacked in a raid.
There have been many questions about the town's name.
Interpets the Gilgamesh epic and related Babylonian and Assyrian documents and compares them to the Old Testament.
Noah's Ark and the Ziusudra Epic: Sumerian Origins of the Flood Myth by Robert M. Reconstruction of a lost story about a Sumerian king named Ziusudra whose city was submerged by a flood.
One tract, north of Cranberry Brook and west of George's Road (now Main Street) was sold in 1703 to Philip French who, on April 29, 1734, sold it to Noah Burton.
(The 1734 deed of sale is preserved in the Cranbury History Center.