Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Oh Angry Sea = (a-ab-ba hu-luh-ha) : The History of a Sumerian Congregational Lament [Over the Destruction of cities]

New Haven: Yale University Press, 1975. First edition. Hardcover. Octavo. xvi, 178pp. Index and glossary. Blue dust jacket lettered in black, over blue cloth, gilt. Illustrated with 9 plates related to clay tablets (7, are photographs). A near fine copy.

Kutscher traces the development of the literary tradition tht links the Sumerian lamentations... through nearly two millenia. (Jacket)

Contents: Introduction: Sumerian congregational laments over the destruction of cities -- 1. The individual texts of a-ab-ba hu-luh-ha ; external data -- Textual questions -- The history of the reconstructed text in the light of the separate recensions -- Syllabic orthography -- The epithets of Enlil -- The texts. near fine / near fine. Item #51605
ISBN: 0300015798

Price: $75.00

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