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New PDF release: A Dictionary of Ancient Near Eastern Mythology

By Dr Gwendolyn Leick

The Dictionary of old close to japanese Mythology covers assets from Mesopotamia, Syro-Palestine and Anatolia, from round 2800 to three hundred BC. It comprises entries on gods and goddesses, giving proof in their worship in temples, describing their 'character', as documented by way of the texts, and defining their roles in the physique of mythological narratives; synoptic entries on myths, giving where of beginning of major texts and a short heritage in their transmission in the course of the a while; and entries explaining using expert terminology, for things like different types of Sumerian texts or forms of mythological figures.

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