Item description for If a Man Builds a Joyful House: Assyriological Studies in Honor of Erie Verdun Leichty (Cuneiform Monographs) by et al....
This volume honors Erle Verdun Leichty's substantial and wide-ranging contributions to the study of ancient Mesopotamia. The articles represent the latest thinking of leading scholars in the field of Assyriology/Sumerology.
Thirty-eight contributions cover the following subjects: history, divination, magic, religion, ritual, medicine, literature, prosopography, lexicography, art and archaeology, and the history of the field. Some fifty texts are published and discussed for the first time. The volume is a valuable resource for Assyriologists and Sumerologists.
The editors are both students of the honoree and colleagues from the Babylonian Section of the University Museum.
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Studio: Brill Academic Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.6" Width: 6.4" Height: 1.3" Weight: 3 lbs.
Release Date May 15, 2006
Publisher Brill Academic Publishers
ISBN 9004146326 ISBN13 9789004146327