Reader of Ancient near Eastern Texts Sources for the Study of the Old Testament

ISBN-10: 0195324927
ISBN-13: 9780195324921
Edition: 2012
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List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/31/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.364
Language: English

InA Reader of Ancient Near Eastern Texts: Sources for the Study of the Old Testament,leading biblical scholar Michael D. Coogan presents a collection of texts that introduce students to the larger world surrounding the Old Testament. Dating from the third millennium BCE to the turn of the era, the readings have been carefully selected from the most accurate sources and arranged by genre and place of origin. They provide historical correlations to people and events mentioned in the Bible; parallels to biblical genres, motifs, institutions, and concepts; and windows into the lives of ordinary people. The texts are enhanced by chapter and reading introductions, extensive biblical references, and illustrations.Package this anthologywith Michael D. Coogan'sThe Old Testament: A Historical and Literary Introduction to the Hebrew Scriptures,Second Edition (OUP, 2010) orA Brief Introduction to the Old Testament: The Hebrew Bible in Its Context,Second Edition (OUP, 2011) for use in your course and save your students 20%. Please contact your Oxford University Press Sales Representative at 800.280.0280 for details.

Preface
Credits
Introduction
Writing Systems
Languages
Writing Materials
Genres
Bibliography
Myths
Mesopotamia
Enuma Elish
A Creation Myth from Sippar
A Creation Myth from Ashur
Dumuzi and Inanna
Ugarit
Baal
Hittite
El-kunirsha and Ashertu
The Disappearance of the Storm God
The Song of Kumarbi
Egypt
From the Pyramid of Pepi I
From the Pyramid of Pepi II
The Memphite Theology
The Contendings of Horus and Seth
EPICS
Mesopotamia
Gilgamesh
Atrahasis
Ugarit
Kirta
Aqhat
Hittite
Kanesh and Zalpa
Appu and His Two Sons
Egypt
The Tale of Two Brothers
Historiographic Texts
The Sumerian King List
The Birth Legend of Sargon
The Curse of Akkad
The Apology of Hattusili III
The Merneptah Stela
The Battle of Qarqar
Kilamuwa
The Mesha Stela
The Tel Dan Stela
Obelisk of Shalmaneser III
Stela of Adad-nirari III
Annals of Tiglath-pileser III
Summary Inscription of Sargon II
Chronicles of Merodach-baladan
Campaign of Sennacherib
Karatepe
Summary Inscription of Esar-haddon
Chronicle of Nebuchadrezzar II
Administrative Text of Nebuchadrezzar II
Chronicles of Nabonidus
The Cyrus Cylinder
Legal and Commercial Texts
Collections and Codes
Mesopotamia
Code of Hammurapi
Hittite
Hittite Laws
Treaties
Hittite
Treaty between Suppiluliuma I and Niqmaddu II
Notice of Tribute to Be Paid to Hatti by Ugarit
Treaty between Shattiwaza and Suppiluliuma I
Treaty between Mursili II and Tuppi-Teshub
Treaty between Hattusili III and Rameses II
Aramaic
Treaty between Bar-gayah and Matiel
Mesopotamia
Treaty between Ashur-nirari V and Matiel
Treaty between Easr-haddon and Baal of Tyre
The Vassal Treaties of Esar-haddon
Contracts
Murashu Tablet
Elephantine Papyri
Marriage Contract
Transfer of Real Estate
Document of Manumission
Commercial Transactions
Samaria Ostraca
Tell Qasile Ostraca
Arad Ostraca
Arad Ostraca
Inscribed Jars
Inscribed Handles from Gibeon
Seals and Seal Impressions
Weights
Letters
Royal Correspondence
From Suppiluliuma I to Niqmaddu II
From Piha-walwi to Ibiranu
From Naptera to Pudu-Heba
From Rameses II to Hattusili III
Amarna Letters
From Rib-Hadda to the Pharaoh
From Labayu to the Pharaoh
From Abdi-Heba to the Pharaoh
From a Royal Official to King Ashurbanipal
From Adon to Neco II
Correspondence Between Officials
Lachish Letters
Lachish Letter 1
Lachish Letter 2
Lachish Letter 3
Lachish Letter 4
Aramaic Letters from Egypt
From Arsames to Armapiya
Between Jewish Leaders at Elephantine and the Governor of Judah
Personal Correspondence
From an Egyptian Worker to His Supervisor
From an Israelite Worker to His Supervisor
Concerning Passover
Concerning Repair of a Garment
Concerning Groceries and the Sabbath
Hymns, Prayers, Laments, and Rituals
Hymns and Prayers
Egypt
Hymn to the Aten
Mesopotamia
Letter-Prayer to Ninmug
Hymn to Ishtar
Prayer to Anu
Hymn to Ishtar
Hymn to Marduk
Prayer to a Personal God
Hymn to Enlil
Coronation Prayer
Prayer of Ashurbanipal
Prayer of Nabonidus to Sin
Prayer of Nabonidus to God Most High
Praise of Babylon
City Laments
Lament for Ur
Lament for Isin
Other Sumerian Laments
The Raging Sea Will Not Be Calmed
He Is a Storm: At the Howling
The God Manifest
Rituals
Medical Texts
For Headache
For a Woman Who Has Suffered Miscarriage
Garlic for Sickness
For Toothache
Other Ritual Texts
Instructions for Temple Officials
God and Sacrifice Lists from Ugarit
Marseilles Tariff
Burial Texts
Funerary Texts
Egypt
Stela of Intef
Book of the Dead
Hymn to the Sun God Re
The Weighing of the Heart
Hymn to Osiris
Negative Confession
For Going Out into the Day
Shabti Inscription
Carpentras Stela
Ugarit
Royal Funerary Text
Phoenician
Ahiram Sarcophagus
Ahiram Graffito
Tabnit
Eshmunazor
Batnoam
Samal
Kuttamuwa
Hebrew
Silwan
El-Qom
Ketef Hinnom
Persian
Mausoleum of Cyrus
Commemorative and Dedicatory Texts
Aramaic
Tell Fekheriye
Zakkur
Bar-Rakib
Daskyleion
Kese�ek K�y�
Sara�din
Samal
Panamuwa
Phoenician
Yehimilk
Yehawmilk
Bodastart
Pyrgi
Ammonite
Tell Siran Bottle
Hebrew
Siloam Tunnel
Ekron
Kuntillet Ajrud
Khirbet Beit Lei
Love Poetry
Mesopotamia
Egypt
Prophetic Texts
Egypt
The Prophecy of Neferti
Wenamun
Mesopotamia
Mari Letters
To Zimri-Lim from Nur-Sin
To Zimri-Lim from Inib-shina
To Zimri-Lim from Shibtu
To Zimri-Lim from Yarim-Addu
To Zimri-Lim, from an Unknown Sender
An Oracle from Eshnunna
Neo-Assyrian Oracles
To Esar-haddon
Transjordan
Deir Alla
Wisdom Literature
Egypt
Satire on the Trades
Dialogue of a Man with His Soul
Song of the Harper
Instruction of Amenemhet
Instruction of Amenemope
In Praise of Scribes
Mesopotamia
Proverbs
Advice to a Prince
The Babylonian Theodicy
"I will praise the lord of wisdom"
A Dialogue of Pessimism
A Drinking Song
In Praise of Scribes
Hurrian
The Song of Release
Aramaic
Ahtkar
Abecedaries
Ugaritic Abecedary
Hebrew Abecedaries
IzbetSartah
Tel Zayit
Kuntillet Ajrud
Gezer Calendar

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