This collection of studies consists of two parts: 1. Papers on Sumerian literature and religion that contain, inter alia, an edition of the "Marriage of Martu" myth by the noted Sumerologist, S.N. Kramer. 2. Studies in the El-Amarna archive, Neo-Assyrian and Hittite history and Mesopotamian law, all contributed by Bar-Ilan faculty members. From the series "Bar-Ilan Studies in Near Eastern Languages and Culture". Publications of the Bar-Ilan University Institute of Assyriology.
Danacode:   110-10280 ISBN:  965-226-100-9 Language:   English Pages:   310 Weight:   800 gr Dimensions:  17X25 cm Publication Date:   01/1990 Publisher:   Bar-Ilan University Press
This book deals with legal and social aspects of Ancient Near Eastern cultures, including biblical Eretz Israel. The author's approach is multidisciplinary and humanistic, focusing on texts as a key to understanding the lives of the people who lived in th
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