Before the Muses: Archaic, classical, mature

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CDL Press, 1996 - Assyro-Babylonian literature - 485 pages
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Review: Before The Muses: An Anthology Of Akkadian Literature

User Review  - Peter - Goodreads

Very detailed and comprehensive. Akkad is mostly seen as Year 0 so its relationship with Sumer is a bit obscured. Gives you a great variety of types of Akkadian writing. I like reading invocations of Ishtar out loud and they are spell binding. Read full review

Review: Before The Muses: An Anthology Of Akkadian Literature

User Review  - Danny - Goodreads

An incredibly thorough collection of translated pre-Classical work, still one of the standards. Read full review

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Contents

general introduction
1
F Formation of Akkadian Literature
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Poetry and Prose
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