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Studies in Ancient Near Eastern World View and Society

Presented to Marten Stol on the Occasion of his 65th Birthday

Edited by R. J. van der Spek

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$60.00 | Hardcover Edition
ISBN: 978-1-934309-18-6

342 pages
6.2" × 9.2"
2008

Studies in Ancient Near Eastern World View and Society

Presented to Marten Stol on the Occasion of his 65th Birthday

Edited by R. J. van der Spek

This book examines the outlook of the ancient Mesopotamians in such areas as their religious values; views on death and burial, health and healing, and scholarship. Specific topics discussed include the heavenly constellations, the historian Berossus, magic and witchcraft, the clergy, the legend of Adapa, and much more.

 

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This book examines the outlook of the ancient Mesopotamians in such areas as their religious values; views on death and burial, health and healing, and scholarship. Specific topics discussed include the heavenly constellations, the historian Berossus, magic and witchcraft, the clergy, the legend of Adapa, and much more.

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