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Published by AMS Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Akkadian language -- Texts.,
  • Omens.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statement[edited] by Albrecht Goetze.
SeriesYale oriental series., v. 10.
ContributionsGötze, Albrecht, 1897-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPJ3921.D5 O4 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 16 p., 138 p. of plates :
Number of Pages138
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4430575M
ISBN 100404602657
LC Control Number79063537

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Old Babylonian extispicy: omen texts in the British Museum. [Ulla Jeyes] Old Babylonian extispicy. Istanbul: Nederlands Historisch-Archaeologisch Instituut te İstanbul, Istanbul: Nederlands Historisch-Archaeologisch Instituut te İstanbul, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Ulla Jeyes. Find. Old Babylonian extispicy: omen texts in the British Museum. Ulla Jeyes. Nederlands Historisch-Archaeologisch Instituut te İstanbul, - Literary Collections - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. Acknowledgments ix. 1.   This book is dedicated to the analysis of conditional structures in three major literary genres of Old Babylonian Akkadian: the letter corpus (chapter 2: mainly those of AbB), the law collections (chapter 3: mainly CH and LE), and the omina (chapter 4: mainly from YOS 10). Although Babylonian omen texts do represent an attempt to discern the will of gods, they have little in common with biblical prophecy The ecstatics of___ spoke only to the royal household, while the __ ___brought messages for all the people.

Divinatory basis. The history of Babylonian astrology shows the development of astronomical knowledge within the context of divination. A collection of 32 tablets with inscribed liver models, dating from about BC, are the oldest known detailed texts of Babylonian divination, and these demonstrate the same interpretational format as that employed in celestial omen analysis. Texts from the Late Old Babylonian Period. By seth F. C. Richardson. The Journal of Cuneiform Studies Supplemental Series, vol. 2. Boston: American Schools of Oriental Research, Pp. ix + The present volume is no doubt a welcome addition to the corpus of published late old Babylonian (LOB) documents. Item #M Yale Oriental Studies. Babylonian Texts. Volume X. Yale University Press, New Haven-London, First edition. In-4, ix & 16 pages, plates. Old Babylonian Archival Texts in the Nies Babylonian Collection, by Gary Beckman, preface by William W. Hallo, edited by Ulla Kasten. Catalogue of the Babylonian Collections at Yale, vol. 2. Bethesda, MD, CDL Press, Neo-Sumerian Archival Texts in the Nies Babylonian Collection, by Marcel Sigrist, edited by Ulla Kasten. Catalogue of the.