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  • Das Gilgamesch-Eposby Walther Sallaberger

    C.H. Beck 2011; US$ 9.27

    Hauptbeschreibung Walther Sallaberger stellt mit dem Gilgamesch-Epos das älteste Werk der Weltliteratur vor, das von den Grundfragen des menschlichen Daseins handelt. In einer allgemeinverständlichen Einführung erläutert er den Mythos des Königs Gilgamesch von Uruk. Er erklärt die historischen Bezüge des Gilgamesch-Epos, stellt seine Protagonisten... more...

  • Das Gilgamesch-Eposby Walther Sallaberger

    C.H. Beck 2013; US$ 9.27

    Hauptbeschreibung Walther Sallaberger stellt mit dem Gilgamesch-Epos ein Hauptwerk der Weltliteratur vor, das von den Grundfragen des menschlichen Daseins handelt. In einer allgemeinverständlichen Einführung erläutert er den Mythos des Königs Gilgamesch von Uruk und bietet vor dem Hintergrund der Traditionen zu Gilgamesch, die sich über zweieinhalb... more...

  • Mesopotamian Šuilla Prayers to Ea, Marduk, and Nabûby Joel H Hunt

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2010; US$ 149.95

    First published over a century ago, the Šuilla ("Raised-Hand") prayers have received little close study. This book focuses on the hymnic introductions of these multipurpose prayers as theological texts in their own right. more...

  • The History of Esarhaddonby Ernest A Budge

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 315.00

    First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Principles of Akkadian Textual Criticismby Martin Worthington

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 140.00

    Errors of many kinds abound in Akkadian writings, but this fact?s far-reaching implications have never been unraveled and systematized. To attempt this is the aim of this book. Drawing on scholarship from other fields, it outlines a framework for the critical evaluation of extant text and the formulation of conjectural emendations. Along the way, it... more...

  • Literarische Texte aus Urby Marie-Christine Ludwig

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 238.00

    The volume Literarische Texte aus Ur: Kollationen und Kommentare zu UET 6/1-2 [Literary Texts from Ur: Collations and Commentaries on UET 6/1-2] contains corrigenda and addenda to the Sumerian and Akkadian literary cuneiform texts on clay tablets from the ancient city of Ur, in modern Iraq, published by C.J. Gadd and S.N. Kramer in UET 6/1-2 (London... more...

  • The Buried Foundation of the Gilgamesh Epicby Daniel Fleming; Sara Milstein

    BRILL 2010; US$ 132.00

    Based on contrasting characterization and narrative logic between the central Huwawa episode and the remaining material for the earliest Akkadian Gilgamesh, this book challenges the accepted notion that the famous epic was composed without recourse to a previous Akkadian narrative. more...

  • "I Undertook Great Works"by Douglas J. Green

    Mohr Siebeck 2010; US$ 85.88

    Hauptbeschreibung Traditionally, scholars study ancient Near Eastern royal inscriptions to reconstruct the events they narrate. In recent decades, however, a new approach has analyzed these inscriptions as products of royal ideology and has delineated the way that ideology has shaped their narration of historical events. This ideologically-sensitive... more...

  • When Heroes Loveby Susan Ackerman

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 59.99

    Toward the end of the Mesopotamian Epic of Gilgamesh King Gilgamesh laments the untimely death of his comrade Enkidu, "my friend whom I loved dearly." Similarly in the Bible, David mourns his companion, Jonathan, whose "love to me was wonderful, greater than the love of women." These passages, along with other ambiguous erotic and sexual language... more...

  • Die historischen Fragmenteby Martin Hose

    De Gruyter 2002; US$ 70.00

    Im Rahmen des von Hellmut Flashar konzipierten Vorhabens einer Gesamtübersetzung der Fragmente des Stageiriten in drei Teilbänden wird hier ein erster Teil vorgelegt. Grundlage dieser deutschen Ausgabe der Fragmente des Aristoteles bildet die Sammlung von Valentin Rose. Der hier vorgelegte Band ist den Fragmenta historica gewidmet, der VIII. Abteilung... more...