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Title Cuneiform inscriptions in the collection of the Bible Lands Museum Jerusalem : the old Babylonian inscriptions / edited by Joan Westenholz and Aage Westenholz
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 191 pages) : illustrations
Series Cuneiform monographs ; v. 33
Cuneiform monographs ; v. 33
Contents Abbreviations -- List of Plates -- Catalogue of Texts -- Concordance of Museum Numbers -- Notes of the Transliteration and Translation -- Part I: No. 1 -- A. The Text -- B. The Gods -- C. The Cult -- D. The Priesthood, Cultic Functionaries, and Temple Staff -- E. Prosopography of Text -- F. Transliteration, Translation, and Philological Notes -- Part II: Royal Inscriptions -- Introduction -- No. 2: Dedicatory Cones of Isme-Dagan -- No. 3: Dedicatory Cone of Lipit-Istar -- No. 4: Barrel Cylinder of Sin-Iddinam -- No. 5: Foundation Tablet of Rim-Sin -- Part III: Administrative Documents -- No. 6: Administrative Text Account of Silver Payments -- No. 7: Juridicial Text Real Estate Sale -- No. 8: Administrative Text Account of Delivery of Silver -- No. 9: Administrative Text Ledger with Tabulated Bookkeeping -- Bibliography -- Indices: Index of Divine Names ; Index of Personal Names ; Index of Place Names ; Index of Words -- Plates
Summary This volume offers new cuneiform sources on the political, religious, juridical, and economic history of southern Babylonia in the nineteenth and early eighteenth centuries B.C.E. Among these texts is a 600-lines long document (no. 1) recording in unusual detail the daily routine followed in the temples of the city of Larsa and thus sheds light on the religious practices of the ancient Babylonians. Using this document as its point of departure, the first part of the book examines those practices - the service of the gods and the performance of the clergy. This document is especially important for the history of ancient religion
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 131-147) and indexes
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Subject Akkadian language -- Texts.
Cuneiform inscriptions, Akkadian.
Babylonia -- History -- Sources.
Babylonia -- Religion.
Genre/Form History.
Sources.
Texts.
Form Electronic book
Author Westenholz, Aage.
Westenholz, Joan Goodnick, 1943-2013.
Muzeʼon artsot ha-Miḳra (Jerusalem)
LC no. 2006049119
ISBN 1281396796
9047408381 (electronic bk.)
9781281396792
9789047408383 (electronic bk.)