The overdue W.G. Lambert (1926-2011) was once one of many leading Assyriologists of the latter a part of the 20th century. His precept legacy is a big variety of awesome severe versions of Babylonian literary compositions. a number of the texts he edited have been on non secular and mythological matters. he'll continually be remembered because the editor of the Babylonian activity (Ludlul bel nemeqi, often referred to as the Poem of the Righteous Sufferer), the Babylonian Flood tale (Atra-hasis) and the Babylonian construction Epic (Enuma elish). the current e-book is a set of twenty-three essays Lambert released among the years 1958 and 2004. those undergo not just because the legacy of 1 of the best professionals on historic Mesopotamian faith and mythology, but additionally simply because every one makes statements of substantial validity and value. As such, many are milestones within the fields of Mesopotamian faith and mythology.
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