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Title Women in the ancient Near East : a sourcebook / edited by Mark W. Chavalas
Imprint London : Routledge, 2014
book jacket
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  HQ1137.M628 W872 2014    AVAILABLE    30530001182237
Descript xii, 319 p. ; 25 cm
Series Routledge sourcebooks for the ancient world
Routledge sourcebooks for the ancient world
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
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 neo-Assyrian texts / Sarah C. Melville -- Women in neo-Assyrian inscriptions / Karen Nemet-Nejet -- Women in Hittite ritual / Billie Jean Collins -- Hurro-Hittite stories and Hittite pregnancy and birth rituals / Mary Bachvarova
Subject Women -- Middle East -- History -- To 500 -- Sources
Middle East -- History -- Sources
Women -- history -- Ancient Lands
Culture -- Ancient Lands
History, Ancient -- Ancient Lands
Alt Author Chavalas, Mark W. (Mark William), 1954-
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