Download E-books If a Man Builds a Joyful House: Assyriological Studies in Honor of Erie Verdun Leichty (Cuneiform Monographs) PDF

This quantity honors Erle Verdun Leichty's enormous and wide-ranging contributions to the examine of historic Mesopotamia. The articles characterize the most recent contemplating prime students within the box of Assyriology/Sumerology.

Thirty-eight contributions disguise the subsequent matters: background, divination, magic, faith, ritual, drugs, literature, prosopography, lexicography, artwork and archaeology, and the historical past of the sector. a few fifty texts are released and mentioned for the 1st time. the amount is a necessary source for Assyriologists and Sumerologists.

The editors are either scholars of the honoree and co-workers from the Babylonian element of the college Museum.

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