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Initially all started in collaboration with Professor W. L. Moran, this paintings collects all the extant cuneiform capsules inscribed with lists of temples. The temple lists are labeled when it comes to their association, even if linked to lexical lists, geared up theologically, topographically, or hierarchically--presenting deities and temples in line with their relative rank.

the most a part of the ebook is an up to date gazetteer of the ceremonial names of historic Mesopotamian temples. This gazetteer replaces comparable (though much less whole) listings from prior within the century and gives (where recognized) situation, divine proprietor, and different proper info for every temple indexed. by means of together with not just names from temple lists, but in addition from different literary genres, Professor George has supplied a typical reference advisor that Assyriologists and others with curiosity in Mesopotamian faith will seek advice from regularity for years to come.

Indexes to the gazetteer of divine, own, and royal names, and of cuneiform drugs improve the reference price of this specific device. The 16 plates contain a few fabric no longer formerly released.

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