The Cults of Uruk and Babylon: The Temple Ritual Texts as Evidence for Hellenistic Cult Practice

The Cults of Uruk and Babylon: The Temple Ritual Texts as Evidence for Hellenistic Cult Practice

by Marc J.H. Linssen, M. J. H. Linssen
     
 

ISBN-10: 9004124020

ISBN-13: 9789004124028

Pub. Date: 11/27/2003

Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.

This publication provides new information about the temple ritual texts from ancient Mesopotamia, in particular from the cities Uruk and Babylon, and shows how important the public cults were in Hellenistic times, at least until the first century B.C.  See more details below

Overview

This publication provides new information about the temple ritual texts from ancient Mesopotamia, in particular from the cities Uruk and Babylon, and shows how important the public cults were in Hellenistic times, at least until the first century B.C.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004124028
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
11/27/2003
Series:
Cuneiform Monographs Series, #25
Pages:
346
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 9.72(h) x 1.15(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Contents
Selective Bibliography and Abbreviations
Months
IIntroduction1
IICeremonies, rituals and festivals23
IIIThe divine meal129
IVConclusion167
Appendix169
Text concordance321
Selective word indices329
Plates337
Summary343

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