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The ancient Near East : an anthology of texts and pictures

Author: James B Pritchard
Publisher: Princeton] : Princeton University Press, 1958.
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Genre/Form: Translations
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James B Pritchard
OCLC Number: 382004
Notes: Combined selections from, and condensation of, the editor's Ancient Near Eastern texts relating to the Old Testament, 2d ed., 1955, and The ancient Near East in pictures relating to the Old Testament, 1954.
Description: 380 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: V. 1: Pt. 1: Egyptian myths and tales / John A. Wilson --
Pt. 2: Myths and epics from Mesopotamia: A Sumerian myth / S. N. Kramer --
Akkadian myths and epics / E. A. Speiser --
Pt. 3: A Hittite myth / Albrecht Goetze --
Pt. 4: Ugaritic mythis and epics / H. L. Ginsberg --
Pt. 5: Legal texts --
Collections of laws from Mesopotamia: The laws of Eshnunna / Albrecht Goetze --
The code of Hammurabi / Theophile J. Meek --
Documents from the practice of law: Mesopotamian legal documents / Theophile J. Meek --
Aramaic papyri from Elephantine / H. L. Ginsberg --
Pt. 6: Egyptian historical texts / John A. Wilson --
Pt. 7: Assyrian and Babylonian historical texts / A. Leo Oppenheim --
Pt. 8: Palestinian inscriptions / W. F. Albright --
Pt. 9: Canaanite and Aramaic inscriptions / Franz Rosenthal --
Pt. 10: Rituals and hymns --
Egyptian Execration texts / John A. Wilson --
Egyptian Hymns / John A. Wilson --
An Akkadian hymn / Ferris J. Stephens --
Pt. 11: Wisdom, prophecy, and songs --
Egyptian instructions / John A. Wilson --
Proverbs from Mesopotamia / Robert H. Pfeiffer --
Aramaic proverbs and precepts / H. L. Ginsberg --
Akkadian observations on life / Robert H. Pfeiffer --
Egyptian prophecies, songs, and poems / John A. Wilson --
Pt. 12: Letters --
Akkadian letters / W. F. Albright --
Aramaic letters / H. L. Ginsberg --
V. 2: Pt. 1: Akkadian myths and epics / A. K. Grayson --
Pt. 2: A Hittite myth / Albrecht Goetze --
Pt. 3: Laws from Mesopotamia / J. J. Finkelstein --
Pt. 4: Treaties --
Hittite treaty / Albrecht Goetze --
Akkadian treaties from Syria and Assyria / Erica Reiner --
Pt. 5: Documents from the practice of law --
Mesopotamian legal documents / J. J. Finkelstein --
Aramaic papry from Elephantine / H. L. Ginsburg --
Pt. 6: Egyptian historical texts / John A. Wilson --
Pt. 7: Babylonian and Assyrian historical texts / A. Leo Oppenheim --
Pt. 8: Palestinian inscriptions / W. F. Albright --
Pt. 9: Sumerian hymns / S. N. Kramer --
Pt. 10: Sumerian wisdom text / S. N. Kramer --
Pt. 11: Akkadian didactic and wisdom literature / Robert D. Biggs --
Pt. 12: Akkadian oracles and prophecies / Robert D. Biggs --
Pt. 13: Akkadian letters / William L. Moran --
Pt. 14: Aramaic letter / H. L. Ginsburg --
Pt. 15: Miscellaneous Sumerian texts / S. N. Kramer --
Pt. 16: Canaanite and Aramaic inscriptions / Franz Rosenthal --
Pt. 17: South-Arabian inscriptions / A. Jamme.
Other Titles: ANEP
ANET
Responsibility: translators and annotators: W.F. Albright [and others.

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