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Title Women in the ancient Near East : a sourcebook / edited by Mark W. Chavalas.
Published London, England New York : Routledge, 2014.
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Description xii, 319 pages ; 24 cm.
Content Type text
Format volume
Series Routledge sourcebooks for the ancient world.
Routledge sourcebooks for the ancient world.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction / Mark W. Chavalas -- An exploration of the world of women in third-millennium Mesopotamia / Harriet Crawford -- The feminine in myths and epic / Alhena Gadotti -- Sumerian wisdom literature / Alhena Gadotti -- Akkadian wisdom literature / Karen Nemet-Nejat -- Medicine and healing magic / Joann Scurlock -- Women and law / Martha T. Roth -- The Epic of Gilgamesh / Karen Nemet-Nejat -- The Descent of Ishtar to the Netherworld compared to Nergal and Ereshkigal / Karen Nemet-Nejat -- Akkadian texts -- women in letters: old Assyrian Kaniš / Cécile Michel -- Akkadian texts -- women in letters: the neo-Assyrian period / Sarah C. Melville -- Women in the neo-Assyrian texts / Sarah C. Melville -- Women in the neo-Assyrian inscriptions / Karen Nemet-Nejat -- Women in Hittite ritual / Billie Jean Collins -- Hurro-Hittite stories and Hittite pregnancy and birth rituals / Mary Bachvarova.
Subject Women -- Middle East -- Sources -- History -- To 500.
Related Names Chavalas, Mark W. (Mark William), 1954- Editor.
ISBN 0415448565 paperback
9780415448550 hardback
0415448557 hardback
9780415448567 paperback
9780203737026 (ebook)
OCLC number 825096846