Stock Image

From 21st Cent. B.C. to 21st Cent A.D. Proceedings of the International Conference on Neo-Sumerian Studies Held in Madrid, 22-24 July 2010

0 ratings by GoodReads
ISBN 10: 1575062968 / ISBN 13: 9781575062969
Published by Eisenbrauns
New Condition: New Hardcover/Hardback
From Scholar's Source (Warsaw, IN, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since July 25, 2008

Seller Rating 4-star rating

Quantity Available: > 20

Buy New
List Price: US$
Price: US$ 85.02 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 4.95 Within U.S.A. Destination, Rates & Speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

This volume collects the proceedings of a three-day conference held in Madrid in July 2010, and it highlights the vitality of the study of late-third-millennium B.C. Mesopotamia. Workshops devoted to the Ur III period have been a feature of the Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale roughly every other year, beginning in London in 2003. In 2009, Steve Garfinkle and Manuel Molina asked the community of Neo-Sumerian scholars to convene the following year in Madrid before the Rencontre in Barcelona. The meeting had more than 50 participants and included 8 topical sessions and 27 papers. The 21 contributions included in this volume cover a broad range of topics: new texts, new interpretations, and new understandings of the language, culture, and history of the Ur III period (2112â"2004 B.C.).The present and future of Neo-Sumerian studies are important not only for the field of Assyriology but also for wider inquiries into the ancient world. The extant archives offer insight into some of the earliest cities and one of the earliest kingdoms in the historical record. The era of the Third Dynasty of Ur is also probably the best-attested century in antiquity. This imposes a responsibility on the small community of scholars who work on the Neo-Sumerian materials to make this it accessible to a broad, interdisciplinary audience in the humanities and related fields. This volume is a solid step in this direction. Bookseller Inventory # GARFROMTH

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: From 21st Cent. B.C. to 21st Cent A.D. ...

Publisher: Eisenbrauns

Binding: Hardcover/Hardback

Book Condition:New

Store Description

Specializing in the ancient Near East and biblical studies for more than 30 years. The Scholar's Source for all academic books, foreign and domestic, in the ancient Near East and biblical studies

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

We guarantee the condition of every book as it's described on the Abebooks web sites. If you're
dissatisfied with your purchase (Incorrect Book/Not as Described/Damaged) or if the order hasn't arrived,
you're eligible for a refund within 30 days of the estimated delivery date. If you've changed your mind
about a book that you've ordered, please use the Ask bookseller a question link to contact us and we'll
respond within 2 business days.


Shipping Terms:

Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express