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Jac. Van dijk, M. Stol, H.L.J. Vanstiphout
Edited by Annette Merz and Teun L. Tieleman, Utrecht University
In The Letter of Mara bar Sarapion in Context Merz and Tieleman present an interdisciplinary collection of studies examining an intriguing yet neglected Syriac letter and its historical context.
This book examines a collection of twenty-two literary letters and related compositions, the Sumerian Epistolary Miscellany, studied as part of the Old Babylonian Sumerian scribal curriculum, in an attempt to better understand the nature of the curriculum as a whole.
Edited by Piotr Michalowski and Niek Veldhuis
This volume contains eleven articles, demonstrating the broad variety of scholarly approaches to the study of Sumerian literature. It is dedicated to H.L.J. Vanstiphout at the occasion of his retirement from the University of Groningen, July 14th 2006.
William W. Hallo. Introduction by Peter Machinist and Piotr Michalowski.
To propogate the invention of writing, the Sumerians established scribal schools which preserved and transmitted the accumulated wisdom of the past, usually in poetic form. The literature thus created has been studied by the author for half a century. His conclusions, often also important for ...
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.
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 ...
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.
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