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The religion of Babylonia and Assyria / by Morris Jastrow.

Other records:
Author/Creator:
Jastrow, Morris, 1861-1921.
Publication:
Boston : Ginn & Company, 1898.
Series:
Handbooks on the history of religions ; [II]
Format/Description:
Book
xii, 780 p., [1] leaf of plates : map ; 22 cm.
Subjects:
Assyro-Babylonian religion.
Assyro-Babylonian cults.
Omens.
Form/Genre:
Publishers' advertisements -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- 19th century.
Place of Publication:
United States Massachusetts Boston.
Contents:
The land and the people
General traits of the old Babylonian pantheon
Babylonian gods prior to the days of Hammurabi
The consorts of the gods
Gudea's pantheon
Summary
The pantheon in the days of Hammurabi
Survivals of animism in the Babylonian religion
The Assyrian pantheon - The triad and the combined invocation of deities
The neo-Babylonian period
The religious literature of Babylonia
The magical texts
The prayers and hymns
Penitential psalms
Oracles and omens
Various classes of omens
The cosmology of the Babylonians
The zodiacal system of the Babylonians
The Gilgamesh epic
Myths and legends
The views of life after death
The temples and the cult.
Notes:
Includes bibliography (p. [703]-738) and index.
Local notes:
Lea Library has author's presentation copy.
Penn Chronology:
1898
Contributor:
Ginn and Company.
Henry Charles Lea Library (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
546090
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