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Religion, Literature, and Scholarship: The Sumerian Composition Nanse and the Birds: With a Catalogue of Sumerian Bird Names

@inproceedings{Veldhuis2004ReligionLA,
  title={Religion, Literature, and Scholarship: The Sumerian Composition Nanse and the Birds: With a Catalogue of Sumerian Bird Names},
  author={N. Veldhuis},
  year={2004}
}
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 scribal school. The discussions of Babylonian religion, literature, and scholarship focus on the usefulness and relevance of these modern concepts for categorizing the ancient text. The volume presents the first critical edition of Nanse and the Birds, as well as editions of the hymn Nanse B and all third… Expand
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