Royal Correspondence of the Assyrian Empire Translated into English, With a Transliteration of the ... Royal Correspondence of the Assyrian Empire Translated into English, With a Transliteration of the ... Royal Correspondence of the Assyrian Empire Translated into English, With a Transliteration of the ...

Royal Correspondence of the Assyrian Empire Translated into English, With a Transliteration of the Text and a Commentary: Part I, Translation and Transliteration; Part II, Translation and Transliteration; Part III, Commentary; Part IV, Supplement and Indexes, with An Interpretation of the Asshur Ostracon by R. A. Bowman. [UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN STUDIES: HUMANISTIC SERIES, VOLS. XVII, XVIII, XIX, XX] 4-vol. set (Complete)

Waterman, Leroy

Published by University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor, 1936
Condition: g to vg Hardcover
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Quarto (11 x 8 1/4"). IX, [1], 492, [10]pp (Publisher's advertisement) (Vol. 1); [2], 524, [10]pp (Publisher's advertisement) (Vol. 2); X, 376, [10]pp (Publisher's advertisement) (Vol. 3); XIII, [1], 282, V, [1]pp (Publisher's advertisement) (Vol. 4). Original olive cloth, with gold lettering to spines.Leroy Waterman's monumental four-volume work is arranged as such:- Vols. XVII, XVIII (the first two volumes) contain on opposite pages a transliteration and a translation of the fourteen volumes of text of R. F. Harper's "Assyrian and Babylonian Letters," the originals of which belong to the Kouyunjik collection of cuneiform tablets of the British Museum. For ease of reference Harper's order is followed and the British Museum number is given with each text.- Vols. XIX, XX (the third and fourth volumes) consist of the Commentary (Vol. XIX) and supplement and Indexes (Vol. XX). The latter volume contains a series of facsimiles illustrating the history of the cuneiform epistolary literature accompanied by descriptive material. Includes lists of personal names, names of officials, peoples, countries, cities, temples, rivers, canals, and mountains; a glossary, general indexes, and excursuses.Ex-library copy with reference number on each spine, library stamp on inside of each front cover and half-title, and library pocket on inside of each back cover. Minor shelf wear. Corners slightly bumped and rubbed (not affecting pages). Bindings in overall good to good+, interior in very good condition. About the author: Leroy Waterman (1875-1972) was a professor of Oriental Languages and Literature at the University of Michigan, an archaeologist of the Middle East, an Old Testament scholar, a translator of the Revised Standard Version Old Testament, and a proponent of a distinctive interpretation of the Christian faith. Bookseller Inventory # 41558

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Title: Royal Correspondence of the Assyrian Empire ...

Publisher: University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor

Publication Date: 1936

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:g to vg

Edition: First edition.

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