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By Yoram Cohen

This quantity provides the unique texts and annotated translations of a suite of Mesopotamian knowledge compositions and similar texts of the overdue Bronze Age (ca. 1500 1200 B.C.E.) stumbled on on the historic close to jap websites of Hattu a, Emar, and Ugarit. those knowledge compositions represent the lacking hyperlink among the good Sumerian knowledge corpus and early Akkadian knowledge literature of the previous Babylonian interval, at the one hand, and the knowledge compositions of the 1st millennium B.C.E., at the different. integrated listed here are works resembling the Ballad of Early Rulers, listen the recommendation, and The Date-Palm and the Tamarisk, in addition to proverb collections from Ugarit and Hattu a. an in depth creation presents an review of where of knowledge literature within the historical curriculum and library collections.

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