New PDF release: Approaches to Sumerian Literature: Studies in Honour of Stip

By Piotr Michalowski, Niek Veldhuis

ISBN-10: 900415325X

ISBN-13: 9789004153257

This quantity, devoted to H.L.J. Vanstiphout on the party of his retirement from the college of Groningen, July 14th 2006, demonstrates the vast number of scholarly techniques to the research of historic Sumerian literature. It comprises contributions by way of Bendt Alster ("Ninurta and the Turtle"), Nicole Brisch ("In compliment of the Kings of Larsa"), A.J. Ferrara ("A Hodgepodge of Snippets"), Alhena Gadotti ("Gilgames, Gudam and the Singer"), W.W. Hallo ("A Sumerian Apocryphon?"), Dina Katz ("Appeals to Utu"), Jacob Klein ("Man and His God"), Piotr Michalowski ("The unusual heritage of Tumal"), Gonzalo Rubio ("Sulgi and the loss of life of Sumerian"), Niek Veldhuis ("How Did They study Cuneiform?"), and Claus Wilcke ("Die Hymne auf das Heiligtum Kes").

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Dub-nam-tar-ra, “the tablet of destiny,” occurs in line 4, restored from obv. 4: dub-nam-tar-ra-@u10 of the Ur duplicate quoted above. Kramer (1984:232, n. 11), in this case considers them synonymns. This is not the place to enter a detailed discussion of the symbolism of the tablet of destiny, which recurs in later concepts of a celestial book in which the deeds of all mankind are recorded. , is outside the scope of the present study. on parodia sacra in sumerian literature 33 to the producer of the musical drama how to visualize Wagner’s symbolism on a stage.

The Ritual Texts. CM 1. Groningen: STYX Publications. IN PRAISE OF THE KINGS OF LARSA Nicole Brisch It is a great pleasure to have the opportunity to contribute to this volume in honor of Herman Vanstiphout, the eminent scholar of Sumerian literature. Among his many contributions to the field there are several discussions of the genre of Sumerian royal hymns—also referred to as praise poems—which we might consider to be the most notorious kind of Sumerian literature. ” The analytical problems are partly driven by the fact that the ancient Mesopotamians did not leave us a comprehensive theory of genres in their literature, and the fragmentary and eclectic transmission of these compositions represents an additional hurdle that the modern scholar must overcome.

1984 Notes on the “Instructions of Shuruppak”. JNES 43:281–98. Edzard, Dietz Otto 1997 Gudea and his Dynasty. RIME 3/1. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. Falkenstein, Adam 1959 Sumerische Götterlieder. I. Teil. Heidelberg: Carl Winter. Universitätsverlag. Farber-Flügge, Gertrud 1987–1990 me (garza, parßu). RlA 7:610–13. Jacobsen, Thorkild 1978 Notes on Nintur. OrNS 42:274–98. 36 bendt alster Kramer, Samuel Noah 1970 Enki and his Inferiority Complex. OrNS 39:103–10. 1984 Ninurta’s Pride and Punishment.

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