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Old Babylonian Contracts

by Edward Chiera

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Published by University Museum .
Written in English


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  Texts from the Late Old Babylonian Period. By seth F. C. Richardson. The Journal of Cuneiform Studies Supplemental Series, vol. 2. Boston: American Schools of Oriental Research, Pp. ix + The present volume is no doubt a welcome addition to the corpus of published late old Babylonian (LOB) documents. The book focuses on the activities that the Old Babylonian state performed in the field of economy, administration, politics and ideology. Primarily, the book brings an analysis of the political and economic role of the Old Babylonian state and it pays attention to the various levels of activities of the king himself as well as of other persons.

The Neo-Babylonian Empire, also known as the Second Babylonian Empire and historically known as the Chaldean Empire, was the last of the great Mesopotamian empires to be ruled by monarchs native to Mesopotamia. Beginning with Nabopolassar's coronation as King of Babylon in BC and being firmly established through the fall of the Neo-Assyrian Empire in BC, the Neo-Babylonian Empire would Capital: Babylon, Tayma (it was the de facto capital .   Though ancient history offers inexhaustible riches, Dominique Charpin focuses here on the legal systems of Old Babylonian Mesopotamia and offers considerable insight into how writing and the law evolved together to forge the principles of authority, precedent, and documentation that dominate us Author: Dominique Charpin.

BE Pennsylvania. University. The Babylonian expedition of the University of Pennsylvania. Series A: Cuneiform texts, ed. by H. V. Hilprecht (Philadelphia, ). BE I HILPRECHT H. V. Old Babylonian inscriptions, chiefly from Nip­, pur (). BE III 1 MYHRMAN W. Sumerian administrative document,s DAVID ().   The Epic of Gilgamesh - Old Babylonian and Standard versions (Illustrated) - Ebook written by R. Campbell Thompson, Delphi Classics. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Epic of Gilgamesh - Old Babylonian and Standard versions (Illustrated).5/5(3).


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Old Babylonian Contracts () Paperback – Aug by Edward Chiera (Author) See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ Cited by: 1. Genre/Form: Texts: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Chiera, Edward, Old Babylonian contracts.

Philadelphia: University Museum, EDW. Old Babylonian Contracts book BABYLONIAN CONTRACTS name of this king has never been found, either in the lists or in the documents.

It is especially worthy of notice that, while in all probability a Cassite by race, this ruler bears a perfectly Sumerian name. Genre/Form: Catalogs: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Stone, Elizabeth Caecilia, Old Babylonian contracts from Nippur.

Chicago: University of Chicago Press, In his book Old Babylonian Contracts (University of Pennsylvania Museum, ), Edward Chiera’s choice of publishing transliterations of certain cuneiform tablets was based on the tablets’ unique employment of language. I discovered this book while researching Babylonian poetry and mythology and was astonished at the sometimes beautiful and sometimes sordid parallels and repetitions.

Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Skip to main content. This Old Babylonian Contracts by Edward Chiera.

Publication date Book from the collections of Harvard University Language English Volume no. 2, v. Book digitized by Google from the library of Pages: The book covers Property Deeds, the Law Codes of the Kings (including of course the famous Hammuabi), correspondence between the local rulers and how they managed diplomacy and war, and merchants contracts which feeds into trade and how the area took off as it did to become the birthplace of urban by: 9.

Buy the book at Harrassowitz. A corpus of model contracts belonging to the Hilprecht-Collection, Jena, has been edited and discussed by Gabriella Spada, Sumerian Model Contracts from the Old Babylonian Period in the Hilprecht Collection Jena, Texte und Materialien der Frau Prof.

Hilprecht-Collection (TMH) 11, Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, lease of fi elds, marriage contracts, adoptions, manumis-sion of slaves, etc.).2 § Scholars, while reconstructing the Old Babylonian scribal curriculum,3 have recently identifi ed the drawing up of model contracts (together with that of proverbs) as the fi nal stage of the fi rst elementary phase of training, 4 inFile Size: 1MB.

audio All audio latest This Just In Grateful Dead Netlabels Old Time Radio 78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings. Live Music Archive. Top Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion. ), and six contracts of the Cassite Period (Nos.

In spite of the fact that we have an exceedingly large number of temple accounts of the period of the Ur Dynasty, contracts are as yet rather rare: the same can be said of the Cassite tablets; those thus far discovered have been published by Prof.

Clay in BE XIV. In Gods, Kings, and Merchants in Old Babylonian Mesopotamia, Dominique Charpin (Professor at Collège de France, Paris) examines the manners in which the religious, political, and economic spheres maintained fluid boundaries, often time the work, he continue ideas began in his book Writing, Law, and Kingship in Old Babylonian Mesopotamia and offers valuable.

Old Babylonian Contracts. Title: Old Babylonian Contracts: Author: Chiera, Edward, Note: Philadelphia: University Museum, Link: PDF at ETANA: Look for editions of this book at your library, or elsewhere.

Help with reading books-- Report a bad link-- Suggest a new listing. Akkadian (/ ə ˈ k eɪ d i ən / akkadû, 𒀝 𒅗 𒁺 𒌑 ak-ka-du-u 2; logogram: 𒌵 𒆠 URI KI) is an extinct East Semitic language that was spoken in ancient Mesopotamia (Akkad, Assyria, Isin, Larsa and Babylonia) (all in modern-day Iraq) from the third millennium BC until its gradual replacement by Akkadian-influenced Old Aramaic among Mesopotamians by the 8th century ge family: Afro-Asiatic.

Sumerian Model Contracts from the Old Babylonian Period in the Hilprecht Collection Jena (Texte Und Materialien der Frau Professor Hilprecht Collection) (Book) Book Details.

ISBN. Ancient History Encyclopedia receives a small commission for each book sold through our affiliate partners. Recommended By. Old Babylonian Texts in the Schøyen Collection, Part Two: School Letters, Model Contracts, and Related Texts View larger image.

By: A. George and Gabriella Spada. Sign Up Now. Already a Member. Log In You must be logged into Bookshare to at the end of the book, photographs of the cuneiform. The material is made easily navigable by a. Old Babylonian Texts in the Schøyen Collection, Part Two. School Letters, Model Contracts, and Related Texts.

George and Gabriella Spada. In ancient Mesopotamia, men training to be scribes copied model letters in order to practice writing and familiarize themselves with epistolary forms and expressions. During the Old Babylonian period (ca. B.C.), the city of Nippur was a primary center for transmission of Sumerian culture, and its scribal schools (ca.

the present collection of Old Babylonian contracts from Philadelphia will be followed by collections of the Old Babylonian contracts found at Nippur in the postwar excavations, of the lexical sources used in Materials for the Sumerian Lexicon, and of other large bodies of texts.

Civil Old Babylonian Contracts (Philadelphia: University Museum, ), by Edward Chiera (PDF at ETANA) Babylonian Legal and Business Documents, From the Time of the First Dynasty of Babylon, Chiefly from Nippur, by A.

Poebel (PDF at ETANA). This book focuses on certain local powers in Old Babylonian Mesopotamia (ca. – B.C.), namely the chief of the city (rabianum), the elders, the “city,” and the assembly. This is a novel approach to Old Babylonian history that allows us to understand the constituency, activities, and sphere of influence of local institutions of.Search this site: Humanities.

Architecture and Environmental Design; Art History.A guide to the Babylonian and Assyrian antiquities - E. Budge (). Assyrian and Babylonian contracts, with Aramaic reference notes by J. H. Stevenson (). Assyrian and Babylonian religious texts, being prayers, oracles, hymns, [etc.] copied from the original tablets by J.

A. Craig ().