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Riches Hidden in Secret Places

Ancient Near Eastern Studies in Memory of Thorkild Jacobsen

Edited by Tzvi Abusch

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ISBN: 978-1-57506-061-3


Riches Hidden in Secret Places

Ancient Near Eastern Studies in Memory of Thorkild Jacobsen

Edited by Tzvi Abusch

Providing a scholar’s salute to a teacher, colleague, and friend, the contributors of this new volume honor the memory of Thorkild Jacobsen with essays on Mesopotamian history, culture, literature, and religion. Contributors include: Tzvi Abusch, John Huehnergard, Bendt Alster, Jeremy Black, Miguel Civil, Jerrold S. Cooper, M. J. Geller, Stephen A. Geller, Samuel Greengus, William W. Hallo, Wolfgang Heimpel, Jacob Klein, W. G. Lambert, Jack M. Sasson, Ake W. Sjoberg, Piotr Steinkeller, H. L. J. Vanstiphout, and Claus Wilcke.

 

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Providing a scholar’s salute to a teacher, colleague, and friend, the contributors of this new volume honor the memory of Thorkild Jacobsen with essays on Mesopotamian history, culture, literature, and religion. Contributors include: Tzvi Abusch, John Huehnergard, Bendt Alster, Jeremy Black, Miguel Civil, Jerrold S. Cooper, M. J. Geller, Stephen A. Geller, Samuel Greengus, William W. Hallo, Wolfgang Heimpel, Jacob Klein, W. G. Lambert, Jack M. Sasson, Ake W. Sjoberg, Piotr Steinkeller, H. L. J. Vanstiphout, and Claus Wilcke.

Bibliography of Thorkild Jacobsen - T. Abusch and J. Huehnergard

Thorkild Jacobsen: An Appreciation - Tzvi Abusch

Thorkild Jacobsen’s Danish Academic Background - Bendt Alster

The Socio-Religious Framework of the Babylonian Witchcraft Ceremony Maqlu: Some Observations on the Introductory Section of the Text, Part I - Tzvi Abusch

ilu awilum: we-e i-la, ‘Gods: Men’ versus ‘Man: God’. Punning and the Reversal of Patterns in the Atrahasis Epic - Bendt Alster

The Sumerians in their Landscape - Jeremy Black

The Forerunners of Maru and Hamtu in Old Babylonian - Miguel Civil

Buddies in Babylonia: Gilgamesh, Enkidu and Mesopotamian Homosexuality - Jerrold Cooper

The Free Library Inanna Prism Reconsidered - Mark J. Geller

Wisdom, Nature and Piety in Some Biblical Psalms - Stephen A. Geller

Redefining ‘Inchoate Marriage’ in Old Babylonian Contexts - Samuel Greengus

A Model Court Case Concerning Inheritance - William W. Hallo

The Lady of Girsu - Wolfgang Heimpel

izuzzum and itulum - John Huehnergard

A New Look at the ‘Oppression of Uruk’ Episode in the Gilgamesh Epic - Jacob Klein

A Rare Exorcistic Fragment - Wilfred G. Lambert

The Burden of the Scribes - Jack M. Sasson

In the Beginning - Ake W. Sjoberg

Archaic City Seals and the Question of Early Babylonian Unity - Piotr Steinkeller

Sanctus Lugalbanda - Herman L. J. Vanstiphout

Der Kodex Urnamma (CU): Versuch einer Rekonstruktion - Claus Wilcke

An errata sheet is available for download.

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