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Assyriology. Akkadian

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  • Das Archiv des Idaddaby Thomas Richter; Sarah Lange

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 79.87

    Im Sommer 2002 entdeckte das Team der syrisch-deutschen Mission eines internationalen Kooperationsprojektes im syrischen Mi?rife, dem alten Qa?na, 71 Tontafeln und Tontafelfragmente, die bei der Zerstörung des Königspalastes aus einem ebenerdigen Stockwerk in den tiefer gelegenen Korridor gestürzt waren. Unter den Tafeln befinden sich Briefe an König... 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...

  • Dandyism and Transcultural Modernityby Hsiao-yen Peng

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    This book views the Neo-Sensation mode of writing as a traveling genre, or style, that originated in France, moved on to Japan, and then to China. The author contends that modernity is possible only on "the transcultural site"?transcultural in the sense of breaking the divide between past and present, elite and popular, national and regional, male... more...

  • Gilgamesh, Enkidu, and the Netherworld and the Sumerian Gilgamesh Cycleby Alhena Gadotti

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 322.00

    Providing a new perspective on the Sumerian Gilgamesh stories, Alhena Gadotti argues that a Sumerian Gilgamesh Cycle was developed as early as Ur III, and that Gilgamesh, Enkidu, and the Netherworld was the first, not the last story of this cycle. Prompted by several texts that have come to light since Aaron Shaffer's 1963 publication... more...

  • Syntactic Change in Akkadianby Guy Deutscher

    Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 55.00

    In this book Guy Deutscher examines the historical development of Akkadian, the oldest recorded Semitic language and one of the earliest attested languages. Two thousand years of texts from 2500BC to 500BC provide a unique source for the study of linguistic change. The first two parts of the book present an historical grammar of sentential complementation.... 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...

  • Asian Diasporasby Robbie B.H. Goh; Shawn Wong

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2004; US$ 23.00

    The essays in this volume view Asian diasporic movements in the context of globalization and global citizenship, in which multiple cultural allegiances, influences and claims together create complex negotiations of identity. more...

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

    Mohr Siebeck 2010; US$ 67.72

    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...

  • Repertorium der sumerischen und akkadischen Texteby

    De Gruyter 1967; US$ 238.00

    Repertorium Der Sumerischen Und Akkadischen Texte. more...