Babylonian Wisdom Literature (Hardcover)

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This classic work has served students of Akkadian literature as a useful sourcebook and as a model publication for the study of a specific corpus of cuneiform literature. These timeless proverbs, instructive precepts, and ancient fables demonstrate a rich heritage in the Mesopotamian development of this genre. Lambert's focused collection also provides scholars with a unique comparative reference for those studying biblical wisdom literature. An Eisenbrauns classic reprint.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780931464942
ISBN-10: 0931464943
Publisher: Penn State University Press
Publication Date: January 1st, 2018
Pages: 454
Language: English