Also, the Bible clearly places the Garden of Eden “eastward,” near the Mesopotamian empire of Sumer.
To begin with, China, like Sumer and like Egypt, was a land of city states.
Let us take six gentlemen met together to learn the old thirteenth-century part-song, the round entitled ‘Sumer is icumen in.’
There is one that reminded me of the old English song—‘Sumer is i-kumen in—lude sing kuku.’
Alesbery with whome he vsually spent his Sumer in Windesor park, and was welcom, for he was harmless and quet.
The Sumer of 1855 found Miss Swain, then twenty-one years of age, teaching a few private pupils in the village.
This might account for the existence of the celebrated example of early English polyphony, a "canon" called "Sumer is icumen in."
The earliest 'burden' known is that in the ancient Round 'Sumer is icumen in,' of the 13th century.
He was welcomed in Babylon, which opened its gates to him, and he had himself proclaimed king of Sumer and Akkad.
He built it of bricks of Sumer, and the timbers which he set in place were as strong as the dragon of the deep.