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Ancient Mesopotamia: portrait of a dead civilization,

Author: A Leo Oppenheim
Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press [1964]
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
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Oppenheim, A. Leo, 1904-1974.
Ancient Mesopotamia: portrait of a dead civilization.
Chicago, University of Chicago Press [1964]
(OCoLC)579406760
Online version:
Oppenheim, A. Leo, 1904-1974.
Ancient Mesopotamia: portrait of a dead civilization.
Chicago, University of Chicago Press [1964]
(OCoLC)610175060
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A Leo Oppenheim
OCLC Number: 1175501
Description: ix, 433 pages illustrations, maps (1 folded in pocket) portrait 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. The making of Mesopotamia. The background --
The setting --
The actors --
The world around --
pt. 2. Go to, let us build us a city and a tower. The social texture --
Economic facts --
"The great organizations" --
The city --
Urbanism --
pt. 3. Regnum a gente in gentem transfertur. Historical sources or literature --
An essay on Babylonian history --
An essay on Assyrian history --
pt. 4. Nah ist-und schwer zu fassen der gott. Why a "Mesopotamian religion" should not be written --
The care and feeding of the gods --
Mesopotamian "psychology" --
The arts of the diviner --
pt. 5. Laterculis coctilibus. The meaning of writing --
The scribes --
The creative effort --
Patterns in non-literary texts --
pt. 6. There are many strange wonders, but nothing more wonderful than man. Medicine and physicians --
Mathematics and astronomy --
Craftsmen and artists.
Responsibility: by A. Leo Oppenheim.

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