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  - Harper Jean - Goodreads

1,000 pages of myths, military narratives, poems, incantations, hymns, and other literary tidbits from the third to first millennia BC There is an enormous amount of rich material here, but Foster's ... Read full review

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

Contents

general introduction
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F Formation of Akkadian Literature
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Poetry and Prose
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