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The Sumerians : their history, culture, and character / Samuel Noah Kramer.

Author/Creator:
Kramer, Samuel Noah, 1897-1990.
Publication:
Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, [1963].
Series:
Phoenix books ; P422.
Phoenix books ; P422
Format/Description:
Book
xiv, 355, [5] pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, maps; 25 cm
Subjects:
Sumerians.
Sumerians.
Soemeriërs.
Sumer.
Place of Publication:
United States Illinois Chicago.
England London.
Contents:
Archeology and decipherment
History: Heroes, kings, and ensi's
Society: The Sumerian city
Religion: Theology, rite, and myth
Literature: The Sumerian belles-lettres
Education: The Sumerian school
Character: Drives, motives, and values
The legacy of Sumer
Appendixes: The origin and development of the cuneiform system of writing; The Sumerian language; Votive inscriptions; Sample date-formulas; Sumerian king list; Letters; Ditilla's (court decisions); Lipit-Ishtar law code; Farmer's almanac.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 343-346) and index.
Local notes:
Storage copy is from the Library of Prof. Svi Rin and Shifra Rin.
CAJS copy is author's autographed presentation copy to Abraham Neuman.
Potok Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries by Adena Potok.
Potok Collection copy is "Fifth Impression 1972".
Potok Collection copy has underlines and marginal marks.
Penn Provenance:
Potok, Adena (donor) (Potok Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1963
Contributor:
Rogers D. Spotswood Collection.
The Library of Chaim Potok (University of Pennsylvania)
Other format:
Online version: Kramer, Samuel Noah, 1897-1990. Sumerians.
ISBN:
0226452379
9780226452371
0226452387
9780226452388
OCLC:
399046
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