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The Standard Babylonian Epic of Anzu

Introduction, Cuneiform Text, Transliteration, Score, Glossary, Indices and Sign List

Amar Annus

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$100.00 | Paperback Edition
ISBN: 978-951-45-9051-1

128 pages
6" × 9"
2001
Distributed by Penn State University Press for Neo-Assyrian Text Corpus Project

State Archives of Assyria Cuneiform Texts

The Standard Babylonian Epic of Anzu

Introduction, Cuneiform Text, Transliteration, Score, Glossary, Indices and Sign List

Amar Annus

This third volume in the SAACT series presents both the cuneiform text and transliteration of the Anzu epic, which describes the battle between the god Ninurta and monster Anzu. Complete glossaries, name indices and sign lists make this a choice resource for research on this vital piece of Mesopotamian literature and mythology.

 

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This third volume in the SAACT series presents both the cuneiform text and transliteration of the Anzu epic, which describes the battle between the god Ninurta and monster Anzu. Complete glossaries, name indices and sign lists make this a choice resource for research on this vital piece of Mesopotamian literature and mythology.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

INTRODUCTION

The Anzu Epic in the Context of Sumerian Mythology

‘Cosmic Battle’ in the Assyrian Royal Inscriptions

Anzu, Erra and the Tablet of Destinies

The Interpretation and Importance of the Anzu Epic

Manuscripts

Abbreviations and Symbols

CUNEIFORM TEXT

Tablet 1

Tablet 2

Tablet 3

TRANSLITERATION

Tablet 1

Tablet 2

Tablet 3

SCORE (SYNOPSIS OF THE OB AND SB VERSIONS)

Tablet 1

Tablet 2

Tablet 3

GLOSSARY AND INDICES

Logograms and Their Readings

Glossary

Index of Names

Index of Manuscripts

SIGN LIST

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