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Ancestor of the West : writing, reasoning, and religion in Mesopotamia, Elam, and Greece

Author: Jean Bottéro; Clarisse Herrenschmidt; Jean-Pierre Vernant; François Zabbal; Teresa Lavender Fagan
Publisher: Chicago [etc.] : University Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this work, historians explore the emergence of rationality and writing in the ancient world: how it developed and how it is similar to our own tradition. It locates the origins of today's  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Bottéro; Clarisse Herrenschmidt; Jean-Pierre Vernant; François Zabbal; Teresa Lavender Fagan
ISBN: 0226067157 9780226067155
OCLC Number: 638834036
Notes: Indice.
Description: XIII, 192 p. : il. ; 23 cm.
Responsibility: Jean Bottéro, Clarisse Herrenschmidt and Jean-Pierre Vernant ; with a foreword by François Zabbal ; translated by Teresa Lavender Fagan.

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