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History of the Cuneiform Lexical Tradition
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Sumerian Proverbs in Their Curricular Context
Bendt Alster has published a two-volume edition of all known Old Babylonian Sumerian proverbs. This publication provides an opportunity to look at the proverbs as a corpus and to investigate theirExpand
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Kassite Exercises: Literary and Lexical Extracts
  • N. Veldhuis
  • History
  • Journal of Cuneiform Studies
  • 1 January 2000
The development and transmission of cuneiform literature between the Old Babylonian period and the first millennium is still inadequately known and understood. The group of tablets presented hereExpand
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Religion, Literature, and Scholarship: The Sumerian Composition Nanse and the Birds: With a Catalogue of Sumerian Bird Names
This book uses insights from religious studies, literary theory, and the history of science for understanding the Sumerian composition Nanse and the Birds in the context of the Old Babylonian scribalExpand
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The Solution of the Dream: A New Interpretation of Bilgames' Death
  • N. Veldhuis
  • History
  • Journal of Cuneiform Studies
  • 1 January 2001
The excavations in Tell Haddad (ancient Meturan) have added significantly to our knowledge of the Sumerian Bilgames narratives.1 The fragments of Bilgames’ Death from Tell Hada (Meturan) wereExpand
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TIN.TIR = Babylon, the Question of Canonization and the Production of Meaning
  • N. Veldhuis
  • History
  • Journal of Cuneiform Studies
  • 1 January 1998
Cet article presente une analyse des textes babyloniens de Tintir. L'A etudie le format de ces documents, leur statut de texte canonique et leur place dans la litterature mesopotamienne.
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Entering the Netherworld
§2. RBC 2000 is written in a beautiful hand that points to the latter part of the third millennium. Paleography and orthography (in particular the use of the verbal infi x –Oirather than -Oe3-) mayExpand
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Levels of Literacy
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Kurigalzu's Statue Inscription
  • N. Veldhuis
  • History
  • Journal of Cuneiform Studies
  • 1 January 2008
During excavations at Dur-Kurigalzu (cAqar-Quf) in the 1940s the Iraqi team recovered several fragments of an inscribed diorite statue of King Kurigalzu. The inscription is by far the longest KassiteExpand
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