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In July, 2011, the overseas organization for Assyriology met in Rome, Italy, for five days to carry and hear papers at the subject matter "Tradition and Innovation within the old close to East." This quantity, the lawsuits of the convention, comprises greater than forty of the papers learn on the 57th annual Rencontre, together with three plenary lectures/papers, many papers at once attached with the subject matter, in addition to a workshop on mom and dad and kids. The papers coated each interval of Mesopotamian historical past, from the 3rd millennium throughout the finish of the 1st millennium B.C.E. The attendees have been warmly hosted through college and scholars from the Università di Roma "La Sapienza."

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Gesprochen wurde und schon 7 damals mannigfache Archaizismen aufwies. Auch die übrige Literatur (religiöse und gelehrte Texte, Epen und Mythen) bediente sich dieser, von uns »StandardBabylonisch« genannten gehobenen Sprachform. Mit ihrem altertümlichen Klang beschwor sie nicht nur die altehrwürdige Zeit des Königs Hammurapi, der im 18. Jh. v. Chr. ganz Mesopotamien und Teile Syriens zu einem mächtigen Reich geeint hatte. Das »Standard-Babylonische« brachte auch diejenige Sprachform des Babylonischen immer wieder zum Klingen, in der im frühen 2.

3. Erg. Aufl. Roma: Pontificio Ist. Biblico. Streck, M. 1916 Assurbanipal und die letzten assyrischen Könige bis zum Untergang Niniveh’s. Leipzig: Hinrichs. Wiseman, D. J. and Black, J. A. 1996 Literary Texts from the Temple of Nabû. Cuneiform Texts from Nimrud 4. London: British School of Archaeology in Iraq. c. , and in a nutshell. I did not choose the title for the alliteration, with a bad vowel sequence at that. Creations of the human mind, law and literature build societal bonds and define a people’s identity.

U. received 1 royal kor, 4 bushel, 1 liter of barley from L. as food for the troop active in the bala-service. It will be repaid. Month xii. SNAT 132 (ŠS 4 vi, Lagaš) is a silver loan for hired work. The debtor swears a promissory oath to repay it: ½ giĝ4 10 še kù-babbar, kù á ḫuĝ-ĝá, ki Ur-Bàd-dab5-ra-ta, Ur-dIg-alim, rev. 5 šu ba-ti, su-su-dam, mu lugal in-pà, iti ezen dDumu-zi, mu ús-sa Si-ma-númki ba-ḫul. U2 received ½ shekel 10 grain of silver, silver for hired work, from U1. He swore by the king’s name that it will be repaid.

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