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The Reception of Sumerian Literature in the Western Periphery

@inproceedings{Viano2016TheRO,
  title={The Reception of Sumerian Literature in the Western Periphery},
  author={Maurizio Sanzio Viano},
  year={2016}
}
The composition A Prayer for a King (PfK) is a prayer to the god Enlil on behalf of an unnamed king. This text is unknown from the Old Babylonian literature and is only attested in a bilingual recension preserved on two tablets from Emar and Ugarit. E 775 is a single-column tablet from Emar containing a bilingual version of the text in interlinear format. RS 79.25 is the left edge of a tablet discovered at Ugarit in Maison A containing the phonetic Sumerian version of the text.1473 A parallel… 

An Uprising at Karkar: A New Historical-Literary Text

This paper offers a new edition of the Middle Babylonian bilingual fragment VS 17, 43 (VAT 1514) together with the duplicate lines found on the obverse of the Kassite period exercise tablet CBS 7884.

Representations of rebellion in the Assyrian royal inscriptions

This dissertation is a study of the literary motifs and topoi relating to rebellion in the Assyrian royal inscriptions. It is particularly concerned with the ways in which the Assyrian kings and

The Bilingual Chiasmus: A Unique Rhetorical Device for “Knotting” Words in Sumerian-Akkadian Literature

The chiasmus is one of the most widespread rhetorical devices in world literature, and it appears in most languages. However, a completely different type of chiasmus is also possible: a chiasmus

Exegeting Enoch: Re-inscribing a Mesopotamian Figure in the Yahwist Narrative

  • J. Cooley
  • Art
    Journal of Near Eastern Studies
  • 2021
The antediluvian Enoch, introduced in the book ofGenesis (4:17–18 and 5:23–24) and extensively characterized in Jewish texts of the Second Temple Period, has long been a focus of scholarship on the

Les neiges d’antan : “Early rulers” and the vanity theme in Mesopotamian wisdom literature and beyond

Les neiges d’antan: “Early Rulers” and the Vanity Theme in Mesopotamian Wisdom Literature and Beyond This article will examine the occurrence of the “Vanity Theme” in Mesopotamian wisdom literature

Urban Squares in Late Bronze Age Ugarit: a Street View on Ancient Near Eastern Governance

This article deals with the socio-political dimension of public space in 13th-century bc Ugarit, with a particular focus on the city’s squares. Ugarit, located on the Syrian seacoast immediately

Sumerian in the Middle Assyrian Period

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