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Mythology and Mythologies

Methodological Approaches to Intercultural Influences: Proceedings of the Second Annual Symposium of the Assyrian and Babylonian Intellectual Heritag

Edited by Robert Whiting

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$109.95 | Paperback Edition
ISBN: 978-951-45-9049-8

320 pages
8.5" × 11"
2001
Distributed by Penn State University Press for Neo-Assyrian Text Corpus Project

Melammu Symposia

Mythology and Mythologies

Methodological Approaches to Intercultural Influences: Proceedings of the Second Annual Symposium of the Assyrian and Babylonian Intellectual Heritag

Edited by Robert Whiting

This volume makes available the papers delivered at the Second Annual Symposium of the Melammu Project in Paris.

 

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This volume makes available the papers delivered at the Second Annual Symposium of the Melammu Project in Paris.

FOREWORD - Simo Parpola

INTRODUCTION - R. M. Whiting

The Shape of the Melammu Database - R. W. Whiting

T. ABUSCH, The Epic of Gilgamesh and the Homeric Epics

A. ANNUS, Ninurta and the Son of Man

C. GROTTANELLI, The Story of Combabos and the Gilgamesh Tradition

I. GRUENWALD, Ritual, Economy, and the Religion of Ancient Israel

J. HAMEEN-ANTTILA, Descent and Ascent in Islamic Myth

J. N. LAWSON, Mesopotamian Precursors to the Stoic Concept of Logos

M. NISSINEN, Akkadian Rituals and Poetry of Divine Love

E. Y. ODISHO, The Ethnic, Linguistic, and Cultural Identity of Modern Assyrians

A. PANAINO, Between Mesopotamia and India: Some Remarks about the Unicorn Cycle in Iran

S. PARPOLA, Mesopotamian Precursors of the Hymn of the Pearl

B. PONGRATZ-LEISTEN, The Other and the Enemy in the Mesopotamian Conception of the World

R. ROLLINGER, The Ancient Greeks and the Impact of the Ancient Near East: Textual Evidence and Historical Perspective (ca-650 B.C.)

P. TALON, Enuma Elis and the Transmission of Babylonian Cosmology to the West

M. WEINFELD, The Roots of the Messianic Idea

Addresses of the Contributors

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