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Title The Babylonian world / edited by Gwendolyn Leick.

Imprint New York : Routledge, 2009.


Location Call No. Status
 CCQ - Lusail Male Library  DS69.5.B23 2009    Available
 CCQ - Lusail Male Library  DS69.5.B23 2009 c.2  Available
Description xxi, 590 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Series The Routledge worlds.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction / Gwendolyn Leick -- Land and land use. Babylonian countrysides / Seth Richardson -- Land and land use : the Middle Euphrates Valley / Lucia Mori -- Agricultural techniques / Blahoslav Hruška -- Urban form in the first millennium / Heather D. Baker -- Material culture. Architecture in the old Babylonian period / Harriet Crawford -- Babylonian seals / Dominique Collon -- Babylonian sources of exotic raw materials / D. T. Potts -- Cloth in the Babylonian world / Irene Good -- The Babylonian visual image / Zainab Bahrani -- Food and drink in Babylonia / Frances Reynolds -- Economic life. Economy of ancient Mesopotamia : a general outline / Johannes Renger -- The Old Babylonian economy / Anne Goddeeris -- Aspects of society and economy in the later Old Babylonian period / Frans van Koppen -- The Babylonian economy in the first millennium BC / Michael Jursa -- The Egibi family / Cornelia Wunsch (translated from German by Gwendolyn Leick) -- Society and politics. Social configurations in early dynastic Babylonia (c. 2500-2334 B. C.) / Petr Charvát -- Palace and the temple in Babylonia / Walther Sallaberger -- Power, economy and social organization in Babylonia / Gebhard J. Selz -- Arameans and Chaldeans : environment and society / Frederick Mario Fales -- Women and gender In Babylonia / Laura D. Steele --
Religion. The role and function of goddesses in Mesopotamia / Brigitte Groneberg -- Inanna and Ishtar - the dimorphic Venus goddesses / Joan Goodnick Westenholz -- The Babylonian god Marduk / Takayoshi Oshima -- Divination culture and the handling of the future / Stefan M. Maul (translated from German by Gwendolyn Leick) -- Witchcraft literature in Mesopotamia / Tzvi Abush -- Intellectual life : cuneiform writing and learning. Incantations within Akkadian medical texts / M. J. Geller -- Writing, sending, and reading of letters in the Amorite world / Dominique Charpin (translated from French by Dafydd Roberts) -- Mathematics, metrology, and professional numeracy / Eleanor Robson -- Babylonian lists of words and signs / John Taylor -- Gilgamesh and the literary traditions of ancient Mesopotamia / A. R. George -- Mesopotamian astral science / David Brown -- Late Babylonian intellectual life / Paul-Alain Beaulieu -- Egypt and Mesopotamia / David A. Warburton -- A view from Hattusa / Trevor Bryce -- Relations between Babylonia and the Levant during the Kassite period / P. S. Vermaak -- Looking down the Tigris : the interrelations between Assyria and Babylonia / Hannes D.Galter -- The view from Jerusalem : Biblical responses to the Babylonian presence / Baruch A. Levine -- Persian empire / Amélie Kuhrt.
Subject Land use -- Iraq -- Babylonia.
Babylonia -- Civilization.
Babylonia -- Economic conditions.
Babylonia -- Manners and customs.
Babylonia -- Religion.
Babylonia -- Intellectual life.
Babylonia -- Foreign relations.
Added Author Leick, Gwendolyn, 1951-
ISBN 9780415497831 (pbk.)
0415497833 (pbk.)