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Hammurabi's Laws

M E J Richardson

Hammurabi's Laws

M E J Richardson

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Richardson supplies a new translation and transcription (which incorporates the most important manuscript variants) of the most famous of all ancient Mesopotamian texts. He also provides a complete lexical analysis of every word that is used in it. The edition covers the prologue and epilogue as well as the laws themselves. Students of the Bible, ancient Near Eastern law and general Semitics are now provided with an indispensable reference tool in a convenient form. The detailed information in the glossary, where the full context of every quotation is given, will also be a tremendous help to those who want to learn or revisit Akkadian.

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About "Hammurabi's Laws"

Richardson supplies a new translation and transcription (which incorporates the most important manuscript variants) of the most famous of all ancient Mesopotamian texts. He also provides a complete lexical analysis of every word that is used in it. The edition covers the prologue and epilogue as well as the laws themselves. Students of the Bible, ancient Near Eastern law and general Semitics are now provided with an indispensable reference tool in a convenient form. The detailed information in the glossary, where the full context of every quotation is given, will also be a tremendous help to those who want to learn or revisit Akkadian.
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M E J Richardson

Richardson was formerly Lecturer in Semitic Languages and Literatures in the Department of Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Manchester.

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  • Catalogue Code 221147
  • Product Code 0567081583
  • EAN 9780567081582
  • Pages 424
  • Department Academic
  • Category Biblical Studies
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Bloomsbury Continuum Publishing Group
  • Publication Date Sep 2004
  • Dimensions 216 x 140 x 21 mm
  • Weight 0.489kg

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