Mesopotamian Chronicles

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Author  Jean-Jacques Glassner
Publisher  Society of Biblical Literature
Publication Date   November 30, 2004
ISBN  1589830903
Pages  386

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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). In addition to revising and supplementing the French edition, this volume provides transcriptions of the cuneiform and English translations of every example of Sumerian, Assyrian, and Babylonian chronographic literature as well as seminal essays on the genre and on Mesopotamian historiography in general.

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