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Title Ancient Near Eastern texts relating to the Old Testament / edited by James B. Pritchard ; translators and annotators: W.F. Albright [and others].

Publication Info. Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 1955.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Freeport PL Adult Non-Fiction - FPLY-13  221.93 PRI    AVAILABLE
Edition 2nd ed., corr. and enl.
Description xxi, 544 pages ; 29 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Myths, epics, and legends. Egyptian myths, tales and mortuary texts / John A. Wilson ; Sumarian myths and epic tales / S.N. Kramer ; Akkadian myths and epics / E.A. Speiser ; Hittite myths, epics and legends / Albrecht Goetze ; Ugaritic myths, epics, and legends / H.L. Ginsberg -- Legal texts. Collections of laws from Mesopotamia and Asia Minor ; Egyptian and Hittite treaties ; Hittite instructions / Albrecht Goetze ; Documents from the practice of law -- Historical texts. Egyptian historical texts / John A. Wilson ; Babylonian and Assyrian historical texts / A. Leo Oppenheim ; Hittite historical texts / Albrecht Goetze ; Palestinian inscriptions / W.F. Albright -- Rituals, incantations, and descriptions of festivals. Egyptian rituals and incantations / John A. Wilson ; Akkadian rituals / A. Sachs ; Hittite rituals, incantations, and description of festival / Albrecht Goetze -- Hymns and prayers. Egyptian hymns and prayers / John A. Wilson ; Sumerian pettition / S.N. Kramer ; Sumero-Akkadian hymns and prayers / Ferris J. Stephens ; Hittite prayers / Albrecht Goetze -- Didactic and wisdom literature. Fables and didactic tales ; Proverbs and precepts ; Observations on life and the world order ; Oracles and prophecies -- Lamentations. A Sumerian lamentation / S.N. Kramer -- Secular songs and poems. Egyptian secular songs and poems / John A. Wilson -- Letters. An Egyptian letter / John A. Wilson ; A Sumerian letter / S.N. Kramer ; Akkadian letters / W.F. Albright ; Aramaic letters / H.L. Ginsberg -- Miscellaneous texts. Egyptian texts / John A. Wilson ; Sumerian love song / S.N. Kramer ; Hittite omen / Albrecht Goetze ; Canaanite and Aramaic inscriptions / Franz Rosenthal ; South-Arabian inscriptions / A. Jamme ; Addenda : Akkadian myths and epics, new texts / E.A. Speiser ; Contents listed by language ; Index of biblical references ; Index of names ; Index of names for Canaanite, Aramaic, and South-Arabic inscriptions.
Subject Bible. Old Testament -- History of contemporary events.
Bible. A.T. -- Antiquités.
Bible. A.T. -- Histoire des événements contemporains.
Bible. Old Testament. (OCoLC)fst01808092
Middle Eastern literature -- Translations into English.
Littérature orientale -- Traductions anglaises.
History of contemporary events. (OCoLC)fst01865054
Middle Eastern literature. (OCoLC)fst01020340
Literature. (DE-588)4035964-5
Literatura oriental -- Traducciones al inglés.
Moyen-Orient -- Antiquités.
Alter Orient. (DE-588)4001451-4
Alter Orient.
Genre/Form Translations. (OCoLC)fst01423791
Added Author Pritchard, James B. (James Bennett), 1909-1997, editor.
ISBN 0691035032

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