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Initially started in collaboration with Professor W. L. Moran, this paintings collects all the extant cuneiform drugs inscribed with lists of temples. The temple lists are categorised by way of their association, no matter if linked to lexical lists, geared up theologically, topographically, or hierarchically--presenting deities and temples in line with their relative rank.

the most a part of the ebook is an updated gazetteer of the ceremonial names of historic Mesopotamian temples. This gazetteer replaces comparable (though much less entire) listings from previous within the century and gives (where recognized) position, divine proprietor, and different appropriate details for every temple indexed. by way of together with not just names from temple lists, but additionally from different literary genres, Professor George has supplied a regular reference advisor that Assyriologists and others with curiosity in Mesopotamian faith will seek advice from regularity for years to come.

Indexes to the gazetteer of divine, own, and royal names, and of cuneiform drugs improve the reference worth of this distinct instrument. The 16 plates contain a few fabric no longer formerly released.

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