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Women's writing of ancient Mesopotamia : an anthology of the earliest female authors

Author: Charles Halton; Saana Svärd
Publisher: Cambridge, United Kingdom : Cambridge University Press, 2018. ß2018
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Women's Writing of Ancient Mesopotamia presents fresh and engaging translations of works that were composed or edited by female scribes and elite women of the ancient Near East. These texts provide insight into the social status, struggles, and achievements of women during the earliest periods of recorded human history (c.2300-540 BCE). In three introductory chapters and a concluding chapter, Charles Halton and
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Halton; Saana Svärd
ISBN: 1108514715 9781108514712 9781107280328 110728032X 9781107052055 110705205X 9781107678309 1107678307
OCLC Number: 1013724808
Language Note: In English, includes translations from Sumerian and Akkadian languages.
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 238 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: The origins of writing in Mesopotamia --
Mesopotamian women --
Authorship, agency, and gender --
Scholarly documents --
Hymns, poems, and prayers --
Letters --
Inscriptions --
Oracles --
Proverbs and other literature --
Women's writing in Mesopotamia --
Index of divine names --
Index of personal names --
Index of place names.
Responsibility: [edited and translated by] Charles Halton (St. Mary's University, Twickenham), Saana Sv?ard (University of Helsinki).

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