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The Harps that Once...

Thorkild Jacobsen

The Harps that Once...

Sumerian Poetry in Translation

by Thorkild Jacobsen

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Published by Yale University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poetry anthologies: classical, early & medieval,
  • Hamito-Semitic Literature,
  • Semitic languages,
  • Poetry,
  • Anthologies (multiple authors),
  • Literary Collections / General,
  • Sumerian poetry,
  • Translations into English

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages273
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9602276M
    ISBN 100300039069
    ISBN 109780300039061

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I bought this book after having purchased "Myths from Mesopotamia" by S. Dalley, since the latter book did not contain any translations from Sumerian directly (but it is still a very fine book!).

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There are at least two ways to read poetry from a remote culture: as art that reflects and recreates an experience of life; or as a historical artifact that can offer a /5. Preview this book» What people are saying - Write a review. LibraryThing Review User Review - bezoar44 - LibraryThing. The Harps that Once offers a generous selection of myths, epics, hymns, and laments composed in Mesopotamia between roughly BCE and BCE (so, to years ago).

There are at least two 5/5(1). The eminent Assyriologist Thorkild Jacobsen, author of Treasures of Darkness, here presents translations of The Harps that Once. book Sumerian poems written near the end of the third millennium b.c.e., including a number of compositions that have never before been published in themes developed in the poems—quite possibly the earliest poems.

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The Harps that Once Book Description: The eminent Assyriologist Thorkild Jacobsen, author of Treasures of Darkness, here presents translations of ancient Sumerian poems written near the end of the third millennium b.c.e., including a number of compositions that have never before been published in translation.

The eminent Assyriologist Thorkild Jacobsen, author of Treasures of Darkness, here presents translations of ancient Sumerian poems written near the end of the third millennium b.c.e., including a number of compositions that have never before been published in translation.

"This elegantly written work is a basic resource for the full understanding of early Mesopotamia. It includes translations of the Cylinders of Gudea and other poems that have been accessible only in outdated versions."—Daniel Snell, author of Life in the Ancient Near East, B.C.E.

The eminent Assyriologist Thorkild Jacobsen, author of Treasures of Darkness, here presents translations of ancient Sumerian poems written near the end of the third millennium b.c.e., including a number of compositions that have never before been published in themes developed in the poems—quite possibly the earliest poems extant—are those that Brand: Yale University Press.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xv, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: Part One: Dumuzi texts --The new house --The sister's message --The wiles of women --The bridal sheets --Let him come!--Dumuzi's wedding --Unfaithfulness --Dumuzi's dream --The wild bull who has lain down --Recognition --Vain.

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Thorkild Peter Rudolph Jacobsen received, inan M.A. from the University of Copenhagen and then came to the United States to study at the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, where, inhe received his Ph.D.

He was a field Assyriologist for the Iraq Expedition of the Oriental Institute from to ) and in became director of the Awards: Guggenheim Fellowship.