This book contains definitive editions of three hymnal epics pertaining to Sulgi (c. 2094 -2047 B.C.E.), the most outstanding ruler of the Neo-Sumerian Ur III dynasty, together with an introduction and English translations. From the series ''Bar-Ilan Studies in Near Eastern Languages and Culture''.
Danacode:   110-10151 ISBN:  965-226-018-5 Language:   English Pages:   334 Weight:   800 gr Dimensions:  17X25 cm Publication Date:   01/1981 Publisher:   Bar-Ilan University Press
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