The past due W.G. Lambert (1926-2011) was once one of many optimum Assyriologists of the latter a part of the 20 th century. His precept legacy is a big variety of excellent severe versions of Babylonian literary compositions. the various texts he edited have been on spiritual and mythological topics. he'll consistently be remembered because the editor of the Babylonian task (Ludlul bel nemeqi, sometimes called the Poem of the Righteous Sufferer), the Babylonian Flood tale (Atra-hasis) and the Babylonian production Epic (Enuma elish). the current publication is a suite of twenty-three essays Lambert released among the years 1958 and 2004. those undergo not just because the legacy of 1 of the best gurus on historic Mesopotamian faith and mythology, but additionally simply because every one makes statements of substantial validity and value. As such, many are milestones within the fields of Mesopotamian faith and mythology.
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