Videos On Ancient Mesopotamia

This thread is an attempt to list all videos and audiobooks on ancient Mesopotamia out there. Please add to it and don’t be afraid to propose additions. No ancient aliens need apply, those are firmly the domain of Lizardmen Old Ones. :smiley:

The Epic of Gilgamesh (animated): The Epic of Gilgamesh - YouTube

Fall of Civilizations
The Sumerians - Fall of the First Cities: 8. The Sumerians - Fall of the First Cities - YouTube
The Assyrians - Empire of Iron: 13. The Assyrians - Empire of Iron - YouTube

Kings and Generals
Rise of Sumer: Rise of Sumer: Cradle of Civilization DOCUMENTARY - YouTube
Rise and Fall of the Akkadian Empire: Rise and Fall of the Akkadian Empire - YouTube
Amorite Kingdoms and the Sumerian Renaissance: Amorite Kingdoms and the Sumerian Renaissance - Ancient Mesopotamia DOCUMENTARY - YouTube
How Bronze Age Trade Was Conducted: Oldest Businessmen in History - YouTube
Rise of Babylon and Hammurabi: Rise of Babylon and Hammurabi - Ancient Mesopotamia DOCUMENTARY - YouTube
Rise of the Neo-Assyrian Empire: Rise of the Neo-Assyrian Empire - Ancient Mesopotamia DOCUMENTARY - YouTube

Epimetheus
The Copper Age Explained: The Copper Age Explained (The rise of civilization) - YouTube
Bronze Age Geography, People and Resources: The Bronze Age Summarized (Geography People and Resources) - YouTube
What Happened After the Bronze Age Collapse?: What Happened After The Bronze Age Collapse? - YouTube
Elamites: Who were the Elamites? History of Ancient Elam - YouTube
Hittites: Who were the Hittites? The history of the Hittite Empire explained in 10 minutes - YouTube
Mitanni: The Mitanni…The Greatest Ancient Empire you have never heard of - YouTube
Babylon the Great: Babylon the great (2,000 years of Mesopotamian history explained in ten minutes) - YouTube
History of the Assyrian Empire: Who were the Assyrians? History of the Assyrian Empire - YouTube
Assyrian Army: What was the first professional army in History? - YouTube

History with Cy
Over 30 videos on ancient Mesopotamia: The Complete and Concise History of the Sumerians and Early Bronze Age Mesopotamia (7000-2000 BC) - YouTube

History Time
The Entire History of the Akkadians: The Entire History of the Akkadians // Ancient Mesopotamia Documentary - YouTube
Shamshi-Adad & the Old Assyrian Empire (2000-1750 BC): Shamshi-Adad & the Old Assyrian Empire (2000-1750 BC) // Ancient History Documentary - YouTube
History of the Neo-Assyrian Empire (911-609 BC): Entire History of the Neo-Assyrian Empire (911-609 BC) // Ancient History Documentary - YouTube

Voices from the Past
The Epic of Gilgamesh (Pt. 1): The Epic of Gilgamesh (Pt. 1) - YouTube
Letter To Ea-Nassir // World’s Oldest Complaint Letter (1750 BC) // Ancient Babylonian Tablet: World's Oldest Complaint Letter (Ancient Sumeria) // 2nd Millennium BC // Ancient Primary Source - YouTube
Assyrian God-King Speaks of his Conquests // Ancient Primary Source // 640 BC Sennacherib: Assyrian God-King Speaks of his Conquests // Ancient Primary Source // 640 BC Sennacherib - YouTube
Trial Notes of a Slave from Judah // 549 BC // Ancient Babylonian Tablet: Trial Notes of a Slave from Judah // 549 BC // Ancient Babylonian Tablet - YouTube

Stefan Milo
Human Sacrifice in the Ancient Near East: The Royal Tombs of Ur: Human Sacrifice In The Ancient Near East: The Royal Tombs of Ur - YouTube
Who was Esarhaddon? The Life of an Ancient Assyrian King: Who was Esarhaddon? The Life of an Ancient Assyrian King - YouTube

The British Museum
Cracking Ancient Codes: Cuneiform Writing with Irving Finkel: Cracking Ancient Codes: Cuneiform Writing - with Irving Finkel - YouTube
Ancient Demons with Irving Finkel: Ancient Demons with Irving Finkel I Curator's Corner S3 Ep7 #CuratorsCorner - YouTube
The Ark Before Noah with Irving Finkel: Irving Finkel | The Ark Before Noah: A Great Adventure - YouTube
The Great Library of Nineveh with Irving Finkel: The Great Library of Nineveh with Irving Finkel - YouTube
The First Ghost Stories with Irving Finkel: The First Ghost Stories | Dr. Irving Finkel - Live Events - YouTube

Oriental Institute
Assyrian Imperial Power and How to Oppose it, by Karen Radner: Karen Radner | Assyrian Imperial Power and How to Oppose It - YouTube

Harvard Museum of the Ancient Near East
The Epic of Gilgamesh, by Andrew George: The Epic of Gilgamesh, Lecture by Andrew George - YouTube

Will Durant
Sumeria: Will Durant ---Sumeria - YouTube
Babylonia: Will Durant---Babylonia - YouTube
Assyria: Will Durant---Assyria - YouTube

The French Whisperer ASMR
Sumerian Mythology Sleep Stories: Epic of Gilgamesh: Sumerian Mythology Sleep Stories: Epic of Gilgamesh (2 hours+ ASMR) - YouTube

Abed Azrié - Epic of Gilgamesh full concert: Abed Azrié - Epic of Gilgamesh full concert - YouTube

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holy mesopotamian empire… this is a lot…

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Wow. Thank you, this is so useful!

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Can never have enough Irving Finkel in my life . Thanks for compiling this @Admiral

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I’ve watched quite a few of these gems…looking forward to watching more while sitting on the beach and enjoying an ice cold Coca Cola.
Seems only proper for a CD to enjoy historical epics alongside a refreshing beverage :beers:

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