Evil Demons: Canonical Utukku- Lemnu-tu Incantations (State Archives of Assyria Cuneiform Texts)
By Neo-Assyrian Text Corpus Project
ean: 9789521013317, isbn: 9521013311,
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Everyone knows that all the ills of life, from headaches to athlete’s foot and from minor annoyances (like a broken shoelace) to major catastrophes (like a fallen soufflé) are the result of evil demons at work. Call them what you will—gremlins, goblins, imps, afrit, rakshasas, poltergeists, whatever—these supernatural creatures together account for all the world’s misfortunes.The ancient Sumerians and their cultural heirs, the Assyrians and Babylonians, knew this as well as anyone, and
The Nuzi Texts of the Oriental Institute: A Catalogue Raisonné (Studies on the Civilization and Culture of Nuzi and the Hurrians)
sku: 83,1883053900,60.0,1883053900,02, ean: 9781883053901, isbn: 1883053900,
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Monographs and collections of essays on the history, religion, social life, and literature of northern Mesopotamia during the second millennium B.C., when the Hurrians, a people with their own language and culture dominated much of northern Mesopotamia..
Why Should Someone Who Knows Something Conceal It?: Cuneiform Studies in Honor of David I. Owen on His 70th Birthday
ean: 9781934309308, isbn: 1934309303,
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Twenty essays on the history, culture, and literature of Ancient Mesopotamia, the land of the Sumerians, Babylonians, and Assyrians, from ca. 300-–400 BC. Essays include analysis of previously unpublished legal and administrative documents, the waging of war, aromatic and date production, newly found royal inscriptions, the treatment of orphans, and more..
CUSAS 14: Early Dynastic mu-iti Cereal Texts
ean: 9781934309391, isbn: 1934309397,
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Economic documents dealing with the administration and distribution of barley, emmer, flour, seed, malt, bread, and wheat in Sumer in the middle of the third millennium BC.
Biblical Translation in Context (The Joseph and Rebecca Meyerhoff Center for Jewish Studies)
ean: 9781883053406, isbn: 1883053404,
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Studies and Texts in Jewish History and Culture, The Joseph and Rebecca Meyerhoff Center for Jewish Studies, University of Maryland, no. 10.Scholars from various American religious denominations, who are currently involved in producing new translations of the Bible directed to their constituencies, discuss their methodology and philosophy of biblical translation..
CUSAS 13: Classical Sargonic Tablets Chiefly from Adab in the Cornell University Collections
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ean: 9781934309124, isbn: 1934309125,
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These texts add significantly to our understanding of Sargonic history, socio-economics, lexicography and language.Chapter 1 deals with the possible provenance of the tablets, their dating, and a discussion on some remarkable aspects of the data provided (e.g., archives, calendar, cultic activities). Chapters 2, 3 and 4 include transliterations, translations, handcopies, and commentaries to the texts, Chapter 5 provides a sign list and syllabary..