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Edited by T. Abusch, M.J. Geller, S.M. Maul, and F.A.M. Wiggermann
Joan Goodnick Westenholz and Aage Westenholz
The cuneiform inscriptions in this volume illuminate the political, juridical, economical, and religious conditions in Babylonia around 1800 B.C.E. In particular, the large document on the daily cult in Larsa (no. 1) is unique.
The so-called Sumerian conjugation prefixes are the most poorly understood and perplexing elements of Sumerian verbal morphology. Approaching the problem from a functional-typological perspective and basing the analysis upon semantics, Professor Woods argues that these elements, in their ...
Edited by Ann K. Guinan, Maria deJ. Ellis, A.J. Ferrara, Sally M. Freedman, Matthew T. Rutz, Leonhard Sassmannshausen, Steve Tinney, and M.W. Waters
The articles represent the latest thinking of leading scholars in the field of Assyriology/Sumerology. Thirty-eight contributions cover the following subjects: history, divination, magic, religion, literature, prosopography, lexicography, and art. Some fifty texts are published and discussed for ...
Erica Reiner in collaboration with David Pingree
This volume presents the edition and translation of first-millennium BC Babylonian omens derived from the appearance and movements of the planet Jupiter. David Pingree’s introduction and astronomical commentary shows the extent of the Babylonian scholars’ knowledge of astronomical phenomena.
This study provides the archaeological record and pictorial documentation of ornamental wall painting produced for Assyrian royal residences. It examines the changing trends in the decorative designs and selection of motifs, some with symbolic meaning. Many illustrations are from the excavation ...
This is the first ever modern treatment of literary theory in Babylonian literature. The volume deals with all aspects of the discipline; modes of expression, tropes, commonplaces, etc, etc.
Tonia M. Sharlach
Marc J.H. Linssen
This publication provides new information about the temple ritual texts from ancient Mesopotamia, in particular from the cities Uruk and Babylon, and shows how important the public cults were in Hellenistic times, at least until the first century B.C.
A careful analysis of the 9th to 5th century archive of the Eanna (Ishtar) temple in Uruk, providing a wealth of data on the Neo-Babylonian pantheon.
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