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If a man builds a joyful house : Assyriological studies in honor of Erle Verdun Leichty

Author: Erle Leichty; Ann K Guinan
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2006.
Series: Cuneiform monographs, 31.
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This volume honors Erle Verdun Leichty's substantial and wide-ranging contributions to the study of ancient Mesopotamia. 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, ritual, medicine, literature, prosopography, lexicography, art and archaeology, and the history of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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If a man builds a joyful house.
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2006
(DLC) 2006047462
(OCoLC)69332464
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Erle Leichty; Ann K Guinan
ISBN: 9789047408239 9047408233 1281396753 9781281396754
OCLC Number: 235928373
Description: 1 online resource (xxvii, 529 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Foreword --
Abbreviations --
Bibliography of Erle Verdun Leichty --
Lists of Therapeutic Plants: An Observation / Tzvi Abusch --
The Astronomers of the Esagil Temple in the Fourth Century BC / Paul-Alain Beaulieu --
The Use of Occupation Names as Patronyms in the Kassite Period: A Forerunner of Neo-Babylonian Ancestral Names? / J.A. Brinkman --
Early Dynastic Plaque Fragments / Jeanny V. Canby --
be5/pe-en-zé-er = biṣṣūru / Miguel Civil --
A Small Old Babylonian Army of A-pí-ru-ú / Mark E. Cohen --
Cuneiform Studies at Penn: From Hilprecht to Leichty / Barry L. Eichler --
Well, Dog My Cats! A Note on the URIDIMMU / Richard S. Ellis --
The Size and Versions of Inanna's Descent / A.J. Ferrara --
On an Izbu VII Commentary / I.L. Finkel --
BM 129092: A Commentary on Snake Omens / Sally Freedman --
Practice or Praxis / M.J. Geller --
Babylonian Texts from the Folios of Sidney Smith, Part Three: A Commentary on a Ritual of the Month Nisan / Andrew R. George --
Another Ancient Antiquary / William W. Hallo --
The Return of the Governor / Atsuko Hattori --
Visualising Text: Schematic Patterns in Akkadian Poetry / Anne Draffkorn Kilmer --
An "Old Akkadian" Sale Document of Unknown Provenance / Jacob Klein --
Enbilulu and the Calendar / W.G. Lambert --
A Stray Nuzi Text from Belgium / M.P. Maidman --
How to Read the Liver, In Sumerian / Piotr Michalowski --
Cuneiform Texts in Utah Collections / D.I. Owen and E. Wasilewska --
The Mesopotamian Conceptualization of Birth and the Determination of Destiny at Sunrise / J. Polonsky --
If Mars Comes Close to Pegasus / Erica Reiner --
Nomads, Barbarians, and Societal Collapse in the Historiography of Ancient Southwest Asia / John F. Robertson --
Old Babylonian Celestial Divination / F. Rochberg --
Elder Abuse : LH 195 / Martha T. Roth --
A Weakness for Hellenism / JoAnn Scurlock and Farouk Al-Rawi --
The Case of the Family That Fled / T.M. Sharlach --
Droit de Pêche: Tablette St. Étienne 26 / Marcel Sigrist --
Some Emar Lexical Entries / Åke W. Sjöberg --
Some Footnotes to the History of Assyriology: Leonard William King of the British Museum and the University of Pennsylvania / Clyde Curry Smith --
Two Neo-Babylonian Texts of Foreign Workmen / Ira Spar, Thomas J. Logan, James P. Allen --
Parysatis in Babylon / Matthew W. Stolper --
F for Fake? Two Early Mesopotamian-Looking Objects in a Swiss Collection / Claudia E. Suter --
Divination: Theory and Use / Niek Veldhuis --
Four Brothers and a Throne / M.W. Waters --
Tišatal and Nineveh at the End of the 3rd Millenium BCE / Richard L. Zettler.
Series Title: Cuneiform monographs, 31.
Responsibility: edited by Ann K. Guinan [and others].
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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,  Read more...

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