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Copular Clauses and Focus Marking in Sumerian
De Gruyter (2014)

This work is the first comprehensive description of Sumerian constructions involving a copula. Using...

Sex and Eroticism in Mesopotamian Literature
Taylor and Francis (1994)

Sex and Eroticism in Mesopotamian Literature is a new contribution to current debates about sex and...

The Literature of Ancient Sumer
OUP Oxford (2004)

Sumerian is the oldest written language of ancient Iraq, first written down some 5000 years ago. Its...

Sumerian grammar
BRILL (2003)

Drawing on introductory courses in Sumerian he taught for many years, Edzard (emeritus, Assyriology,...

Religion, Literature, and Scholarship - The Sumerian Composition Nanše and the Birds: With a Catalogue of Sumerian Bird Names
BRILL (2004)

This book uses insights from religious studies, literary theory, and the history of science for...

The Grammar of Perspective: The Sumerian Conjugation Prefixes as a System of Voice

The Grammar of Perspective

The Sumerian Conjugation Prefixes as a System of Voice

BRILL (2008)

Taking a functional-typological approach, this work argues that the Sumerian conjugation prefixes,...

The World's Oldest Literature: Studies in Sumerian Belles-Lettres

The World's Oldest Literature

Studies in Sumerian Belles-Lettres

To propogate the invention of writing, the Sumerians established scribal schools which preserved and...