Initially all started in collaboration with Professor W. L. Moran, this paintings collects the entire extant cuneiform pills inscribed with lists of temples. The temple lists are labeled when it comes to their association, even if linked to lexical lists, equipped theologically, topographically, or hierarchically--presenting deities and temples in response to their relative rank.
the most a part of the ebook is an up to date gazetteer of the ceremonial names of old Mesopotamian temples. This gazetteer replaces comparable (though much less whole) listings from previous within the century and gives (where identified) situation, divine proprietor, and different correct info for every temple indexed. by means of together with not just names from temple lists, but in addition from different literary genres, Professor George has supplied a typical reference consultant that Assyriologists and others with curiosity in Mesopotamian faith will seek advice from regularity for years to come.
Indexes to the gazetteer of divine, own, and royal names, and of cuneiform drugs improve the reference worth of this detailed instrument. The 16 plates contain a few fabric now not formerly released.
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