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  UR | BoardGameGeek
This was the main factor enabling them to found marvelous cities like Ur and to construct gigantic buildings like Ziggurats.
Just like Mesopotamia’s ancient Kings, each player will have to achieve the highest prestige by precisely dosing the development of Agriculture, Trade, Politics, Culture and finally War, so that thanks to these efforts the long desired construction of five Ziggurats is completed.
The intrinsic speed of the game, the simplicity of rules, the very alluring artwork, together with the subtlety of the innumerable strategies which can be pursued, render Ur a gaming experience which you will play and play and keep playing again for a very, very long time!
www.boardgamegeek.com /game/25420   (374 words)

  
  Archaeological Sites
Ur is known in the Bible as Ur of the Chaldees.
This biblical name, Ur of the Chaldees, refers to the Chaldeans, who settled the area about 900 B.C. It is known as the ancient city of the Sumerian civilization and the home of Abraham, father of the Hebrews.
Ur became occupied by Babylonians, but was eventually ridden with drought and was covered by many layers of sand.
www.mnsu.edu /emuseum/archaeology/sites/middle_east/ur.html   (533 words)

  
  Ur - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ur was an ancient city in southern Mesopotamia, located near the original mouth of the Euphrates and Tigris rivers on the Persian Gulf and close to Eridu.
Ur was inhabited in the earliest stage of village settlement in southern Mesopotamia, the Ubaid period.
Ur is considered by many to be the city of Ur Kasdim mentioned in the Book of Genesis as the birthplace of the patriarch Abram (Abraham).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ur   (1978 words)

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