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From the banks of the Euphrates [electronic resource] : studies in honor of Alice Louise Slotsky / edited by Micah Ross.

Contributor(s): Slotsky, Alice Louise | Ross, Micah.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Winona Lake, Ind. : Eisenbrauns, 2008Description: 1 online resource (xii, 318 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781575065892 (electronic bk.); 1575065894 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Middle East -- Civilization -- To 622 | Middle East -- Antiquities | Orient (alter) | �Agypten (altes) | HISTORY / Ancient / GeneralGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: From the banks of the Euphrates.DDC classification: 939/.4 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
KUR : when the old moon can be seen a day later / Lis Brack-Bernsen, Hermann Hunger and Christopher Walker -- Remarks on Strassmaier Cambyses 400 / John P. Britton -- Ancient chronology's alpha and Egyptian chronology's debt to Babylon / Leo Depuydt -- Assyriology and English literature / Benjamin R. Foster -- The eyes of Nefertiti / Karen Polinger Foster -- Les lais : or, what ever became of Mesopotamian mathematics? / Jens H�yrup -- House omens in Mesopotamia and India / Toke Lindegaard Knudsen -- Anat for Nephthys : a possible substitution in the documents of the Ramesside period / Jessica L�evai -- Observations on the diffusion of military technology : siege warfare in the Near East and Greece / Sarah C. Melville and Duncan J. Melville -- Two ivory carvings from Hierakonpolis / Marie Passanante -- The "rough draft" of a Neo-Babylonian accounting document / Elizabeth E. Payne -- Mesopotamian sexagesimal numbers in Indian arithmetic / Kim Plofker -- In praise of the just / Erica Reiner -- The long career of a favorite figure : the apsamikku in Neo-Babylonian mathematics / Eleanor Robson -- A short history of the waters of the firmament / Francesca Rochberg -- All's DUR that ends twr / Micah Ross -- A commentary text to En�uma Anu Enlil 14 / John M. Steele and Lis Brack-Bernsen -- A new stone inscription of Nebuchadnezzar II / Ronald Wallenfels -- Some details on the transmission of astral omens / Clemency Williams.
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KUR : when the old moon can be seen a day later / Lis Brack-Bernsen, Hermann Hunger and Christopher Walker -- Remarks on Strassmaier Cambyses 400 / John P. Britton -- Ancient chronology's alpha and Egyptian chronology's debt to Babylon / Leo Depuydt -- Assyriology and English literature / Benjamin R. Foster -- The eyes of Nefertiti / Karen Polinger Foster -- Les lais : or, what ever became of Mesopotamian mathematics? / Jens H�yrup -- House omens in Mesopotamia and India / Toke Lindegaard Knudsen -- Anat for Nephthys : a possible substitution in the documents of the Ramesside period / Jessica L�evai -- Observations on the diffusion of military technology : siege warfare in the Near East and Greece / Sarah C. Melville and Duncan J. Melville -- Two ivory carvings from Hierakonpolis / Marie Passanante -- The "rough draft" of a Neo-Babylonian accounting document / Elizabeth E. Payne -- Mesopotamian sexagesimal numbers in Indian arithmetic / Kim Plofker -- In praise of the just / Erica Reiner -- The long career of a favorite figure : the apsamikku in Neo-Babylonian mathematics / Eleanor Robson -- A short history of the waters of the firmament / Francesca Rochberg -- All's DUR that ends twr / Micah Ross -- A commentary text to En�uma Anu Enlil 14 / John M. Steele and Lis Brack-Bernsen -- A new stone inscription of Nebuchadnezzar II / Ronald Wallenfels -- Some details on the transmission of astral omens / Clemency Williams.

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