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The seed of wisdom : essays in honour of T.J. Meek

Author: W Stewart McCullough; Theophile James Meek; Oriental Club of Toronto.
Publisher: [Toronto] University of Toronto Press [1964]
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"The essays in this volume have as their centre the Ancient Near East, the special field of interest of the distinguished scholar of the University of Toronto whom they honour. The authors, specialists in the languages, history, and culture of the Near, Middle, and Far East, are a group of orientalists, classicists, and mediaevalists from among the membership of the Oriental Club of Toronto ..."--Jacket.
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McCullough, W. Stewart (William Stewart), 1902-1982.
Seed of wisdom.
[Toronto] University of Toronto Press [1964]
(OCoLC)579516854
Named Person: Theophile James Meek
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: W Stewart McCullough; Theophile James Meek; Oriental Club of Toronto.
OCLC Number: 1025002
Notes: "The papers ... were, with two exceptions, prepared originally for the Oriental Club of Toronto."
Description: xi, 200 pages 24 cm
Contents: The reign of Nebuchadnezzar I : a turning point in the history of ancient Mesopotamian religion / by W.G. Lambert --
Literature as a medium of political propaganda in ancient Egypt / by R.J. Williams --
The formal aspect of ancient Near Eastern law / by R.A.F. MacKenzie --
Yahweh, the god of the heavens / by D.K. Andrews --
Proto-septuagint studies / by J.W. Wevers --
The life and works of Joseph Hazzaya / by E.J. Sherry --
Zeus in the Hellenistic age / by F.W. Beare --
The molten sea of Solomon's temple / by G. Bagnani --
In search of the divine Denis / by J.M. Rist --
Mamluk Egypt at the eleventh hour : some eyewitness observations / by G.M. Wickens --
Avicenna's theory of prophecy in the light of Ash'arite theology / by M.E. Marmura --
A study of ancestor worship in ancient China / by C.C. Shih --
Selected writings of Theophile J. Meek / by R.J. Williams.
Responsibility: edited by W.S. McCullough.

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"The essays in this volume have as their centre the Ancient Near East, the special field of interest of the distinguished scholar of the University of Toronto whom they honour. The authors, specialists in the languages, history, and culture of the Near, Middle, and Far East, are a group of orientalists, classicists, and mediaevalists from among the membership of the Oriental Club of Toronto ..."--Jacket.

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