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Product Description: Traduits pour la première fois en français et précédés d'un essai sur l'historiographie mésopotamienne, 52 documents. Échelonnés entre le XXIe siècle et le IIe siècle avant J.-C., ils retracent l'histoire de la Mésopotamie depuis ses plus lointaines origines, lorsque les dieux créaient la royauté, jusqu'à la fin de l'Empire séleucide et l'arrivée des Parthes...read more

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9782251339184 | Les Belles Lettres, July 17, 2014, cover price $47.00 | About this edition: Traduits pour la première fois en français et précédés d'un essai sur l'historiographie mésopotamienne, 52 documents.

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Product Description: As the first known system of writing, the cuneiform symbols traced in Sumerian clay more than six millennia ago were once regarded as a simplistic and clumsy attempt to record in linear form the sounds of a spoken language. More recently, scholars have acknowledged that early Sumerian writing—far from being a primitive and flawed mechanism that would be "improved" by the Phoenicians and Greeks—in fact represented a complete written language system, not only meeting the daily needs of economic and government administration, but also providing a new means of understanding the world...read more

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9780801887574 | Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, October 18, 2007, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: As the first known system of writing, the cuneiform symbols traced in Sumerian clay more than six millennia ago were once regarded as a simplistic and clumsy attempt to record in linear form the sounds of a spoken language.

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Product Description: As the first known system of writing, the cuneiform symbols traced in Sumerian clay more than six millennia ago were once regarded as a simplistic and clumsy attempt to record in linear form the sounds of a spoken language. More recently, scholars have acknowledged that early Sumerian writing―far from being a primitive and flawed mechanism that would be "improved" by the Phoenicians and Greeks―in fact represented a complete written language system, not only meeting the daily needs of economic and government administration, but also providing a new means of understanding the world...read more

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9780801873898 | Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, November 17, 2003, cover price $44.00 | About this edition: As the first known system of writing, the cuneiform symbols traced in Sumerian clay more than six millennia ago were once regarded as a simplistic and clumsy attempt to record in linear form the sounds of a spoken language.

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Product Description: This English translation of Glassner’s Chroniques Mésopotamiennes (Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 1993) collects all chronicle literature of ancient Mesopotamia from the early second millenium to Seleucid times. The volume, which incorporates revisions and additions by the author and a transcription of the cuneiform, includes every example of Sumerian, Assyrian, and Babylonian historiographic literature, and magisterial essays on the genre and on Mesopotamian historiography in general...read more

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9789004130845 | Brill Academic Pub, July 15, 2005, cover price $202.00 | About this edition: This English translation of Glassner’s Chroniques Mésopotamiennes (Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 1993) collects all chronicle literature of ancient Mesopotamia from the early second millenium to Seleucid times.

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9781589830905 | Society of Biblical Literature, November 30, 2004, cover price $31.95 | About this edition: All the chronicle literature of ancient Mesopotamia from the early second millennium to Seleucid times is collected in this English translation of Glassner’s Chroniques Mésopotamiennes (Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 1993).

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Product Description: Oubliee pendant de longs millenaires, l'histoire de la Mesopotamie est reconstituee progressivement par les chercheurs depuis le milieu du XIXe siecle. Loin du despotisme oriental et des fastes exotiques, trois civilisations, Sumer, Assur et Babylone, revoient le jour grace aux efforts conjugues des historiens et des archeologues...read more

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9782251410173 | Isd, January 1, 2002, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: Oubliee pendant de longs millenaires, l'histoire de la Mesopotamie est reconstituee progressivement par les chercheurs depuis le milieu du XIXe siecle.

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