This quantity honors Erle Verdun Leichty's colossal and wide-ranging contributions to the learn of historical Mesopotamia. The articles symbolize the most recent taking into consideration top students within the box of Assyriology/Sumerology.
Thirty-eight contributions conceal the next topics: background, divination, magic, faith, ritual, medication, literature, prosopography, lexicography, paintings and archaeology, and the historical past of the sphere. a few fifty texts are released and mentioned for the 1st time. the quantity is a invaluable source for Assyriologists and Sumerologists.
The editors are either scholars of the honoree and associates from the Babylonian element of the collage Museum.
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