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Ancient Near Eastern texts relating to the Old Testament.

Author: James B Pritchard
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 1955.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2d ed., corr. and enlView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Translations
Translations into English
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James B Pritchard
OCLC Number: 1031694009
Description: xxi, 544 p. 29 cm.
Contents: Myths, epics, and legends. Egyptian myths, tales and mortuary texts / John A. Wilson ; Sumarian myths and epic tales / S.N. Kramer ; Akkadian myths and epics / E.A. Speiser ; Hittite myths, epics and legends / Albrecht Goetze ; Ugaritic myths, epics, and legends / H.L. Ginsberg --
Legal texts. Collections of laws from Mesopotamia and Asia Minor ; Egyptian and Hittite treaties ; Hittite instructions / Albrecht Goetze ; Documents from the practice of law --
Historical texts. Egyptian historical texts / John A. Wilson ; Babylonian and Assyrian historical texts / A. Leo Oppenheim ; Hittite historical texts / Albrecht Goetze ; Palestinian inscriptions / W.F. Albright --
Rituals, incantations, and descriptions of festivals. Egyptian rituals and incantations / John A. Wilson ; Akkadian rituals / A. Sachs ; Hittite rituals, incantations, and description of festival / Albrecht Goetze --
Hymns and prayers. Egyptian hymns and prayers / John A. Wilson ; Sumerian pettition / S.N. Kramer ; Sumero-Akkadian hymns and prayers / Ferris J. Stephens ; Hittite prayers / Albrecht Goetze --
Didactic and wisdom literature. Fables and didactic tales ; Proverbs and precepts ; Observations on life and the world order ; Oracles and prophecies --
Lamentations. A Sumerian lamentation / S.N. Kramer --
Secular songs and poems. Egyptian secular songs and poems / John A. Wilson --
Letters. An Egyptian letter / John A. Wilson ; A Sumerian letter / S.N. Kramer ; Akkadian letters / W.F. Albright ; Aramaic letters / H.L. Ginsberg --
Miscellaneous texts. Egyptian texts / John A. Wilson ; Sumerian love song / S.N. Kramer ; Hittite omen / Albrecht Goetze ; Canaanite and Aramaic inscriptions / Franz Rosenthal ; South-Arabian inscriptions / A. Jamme ; Addenda : Akkadian myths and epics, new texts / E.A. Speiser ; Contents listed by language ; Index of biblical references ; Index of names ; Index of names for Canaanite, Aramaic, and South-Arabic inscriptions.
Responsibility: Translators and annotators: W. F. Albright [and others].

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