Franklin

Assyrian royal rituals and cultic texts / edited by Simo Parpola ; with contributions by Karlheinz Deller, Beate Pongratz-Leisten, and Stefania Ermidoro ; illustrations edited by Julian Reade.

Publication:
Helsinki : The Neo-Assyrian Text Corpus Project, 2017.
Distribution:
Winona Lake, Indiana : Printed in the USA and distributed by Eisenbrauns
Series:
Publications of the Foundation for Finnish Assyriological Research ; no. 13.
State archives of Assyria ; v. 20.
Publications of the Foundation for Finnish Assyriological Research ; no. 13
State archives of Assyria ; volume XX
Format/Description:
Book
xciv, 255 pages : black-and-white illustrations, black-and-white plans, plates ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Cuneiform tablets -- Iraq -- Ashur (Extinct city)
Rites and ceremonies -- Iraq -- History -- Sources.
Assyro-Babylonian cults.
Cults -- Iraq -- Ashur (Extinct city) -- Sources.
Akkadian language -- Texts.
Ashur/‘Lamban’?/‘Liba(nai)’?
Language:
English; texts in romanized Akkadian with parallel English translation; plates in cuneiform Akkadian.
Contents:
Introduction. The nature and content of the corpus
The Assyrian state rituals : re-invention of tradition
Text types, manuscripts and tablet formats
Technical terms and their rendering
On the present edition. Transliterations and translations. Rituals for the King. Rituals in the temple of Aššur
Report on royal rituals in the Aššur temple
Manuals for chanters of the Aššur temple
Rituals in the Akitu house and in temples of Ištar. Other cultic rituals. Rituals for singers
Rituals for private devotees
Miscellany and fragments. Liturgical manuals. Temple service and Takultu manuals. Other cultic texts. Cultic topography of Assur
Royal decrees
Records of cultic reforms and events.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages lxxxvi-xciv) and indexes.
Contributor:
Parpola, Simo, editor.
Deller, Karlheinz, contributor.
Pongratz-Leisten, Beate, contributor.
Ermidoro, Stefania, contributor.
Reade, Julian, editor.
ISBN:
9789521013409
9521013419
9789521013416
9521013400
OCLC:
862843911
Publisher Number:
99972004749
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