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A Little Princess (A Stepping Stone Book) by Frances Hodgson Burnett, Cathy East Dubowski

By Frances Hodgson Burnett, Cathy East Dubowski

Sara Crewe is a pupil at pass over Minchin’s fancy boarding institution. She has the superior of every little thing. but if her wealthy father dies, she’s left and not using a penny. Now Sara lives within the school’s chilly attic and works for crusts of bread. With a few support from a mystery buddy and a marginally of magic, Sara’s global is set to alter in methods she by no means dreamed. An model of the vintage novel that’s ideal for younger readers!

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The outer precinct includes storerooms and workshops. There are workshops for bakers, potters, weavers, and jewelers. It also acts as a gathering place for the city’s inhabitants. 4. Sheep, goats, oxen, and donkeys are kept in special pens. 5. An arch leads to a stairway rising to the cella—the main temple precinct—on its higher platform. Here, the temple priests can be seen performing some of the daily rituals. 6. Residences of the priests and temple officials line the walls. 7. A second stairway climbs to a higher platform, on which stands the sanctuary.

I Having received the bride price and consented to his daughter’s marriage, the father adds his seal to the contract, while the bride’s mother watches the happy couple. Buying a slave Slaves are prisoners of war or people hopelessly in debt in their community. In Mesopotamia, those most sought after for servitude are the men and women from the mountains to the north and northeast, the regions of Urartu and Lullu. The best slave market in Sumer is at Eshnunna, between the important cities in the south and the hill country of Lullu.

Later ziggurats will be far taller than this early example (see pages 90–91). Many priests The temple’s inner precinct is called the cella and around its walls are many rooms to house the priests, priestesses, officials, musicians, and hierodules—slaves dedicated to the temple god. Under the king’s divine guidance, these religious servants of the city god perform the daily public rituals and make food sacrifices from the offerings given by the people. 1 3 2 CHAPTER 1: THE SUMERIANS This reconstruction is based on the Oval Temple of a city called Khafaji, which is situated in the northern part of Babylonia.

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