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Riches Hidden in Secret Places: Ancient Near Eastern Studies in Memory of Thorkild Jacobsen

ISBN: 1575060612
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Providing a scholar’s salute to a teacher, colleague, and friend, the contributors to Riches Hidden in Secret Places honor the memory of Thorkild Jacobsen with essays on Mesopotamian history, culture, literature, and religion. Contributors include: Tzvi Abusch, John Huehnergard, Bendt Alster, Jeremy Black, Miguel Civil, Jerrold S. Cooper, M. J. Geller, Stephen A. Geller, Samuel Greengus, William W. Hallo, Wolfgang Heimpel, Jacob Klein, W. G. Lambert, Jack M. Sasson, Ake W. Sjoberg, Piotr Steinkeller, H. L. J. Vanstiphout, and Claus Wilcke.

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  • Honors the memory of Thorkild Jacobsen
  • Presents essays on Mesopotamian history, culture, literature, and religion
  • Discusses the cultures and civilizations relevant to the Bible
A memorial volume for a scholar such as Thorkild Jacobsen, who published so many original works on so many different topics, is an ambitious and risky undertaking. At a time when anniversary and memorial volumes threaten to overwhelm us, the quality suffers and one would hardly want to end up with a volume unworthy of the recipient. In this case, however, all such fears can be readily dissipated, for the papers collected in this volume are uniformly of the highest order . . . This volume will be consulted for years to come.

Piotr Michalowski, George G. Cameron Professor of Ancient Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, University of Michigan

  • Title: Riches Hidden in Secret Places: Ancient Near Eastern Studies in Memory of Thorkild Jacobsen
  • Author: Tzvi Abusch
  • Publisher: Eisenbrauns
  • Print Publication Date: 2002
  • Logos Release Date: 2014
  • Pages: 360
  • Language: English
  • Resources: 1
  • Format: Digital › Logos Research Edition
  • Subjects: Iraq › Civilization--To 634; Assyro-Babylonian literature › History and criticism; Sumerian literature › History and criticism
  • ISBN: 1575060612
  • Resource Type: Monograph
  • Metadata Last Updated: 2019-10-03T23:09:29Z

Tzvi Abusch received a PhD in Assyriology from Harvard University. He has taught at McMaster University, the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He has published many articles on Mesopotamian magic and mythology and coauthored the Corpus of Mesopotamian Antiwitchcraft Rituals.


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