2011. szeptember 25., vasárnap

Oxford Handbook of Cuneiform Culture

Karen Radner - Eleanor Robson (eds.): The Oxford Handbook of Cuneiform Culture. Oxford Handbooks in Classics and Ancient History. Oxford, 2011

I. Materiality and literacies
1: Jonathan Taylor: Tablets as artefacts, scribes as artisans
2: Robert K. Englund: Accounting in proto-cuneiform
3: Grégory Chambon: Numeracy and metrology
4: Niek Veldhuis: Levels of literacy
5: Brigitte Lion: Literacy and gender

II. Individuals and communities
6: Benjamin R. Foster: The person in Mesopotamian thought
7: Frans van Koppen: The scribe of the Flood Story and his circle
8: Hagan Brunke: Feasts for the living, the dead, and the gods
9: Michael Jursa: Cuneiform writing in Neo-Babylonian temple communities
10: Eva von Dassow: Freedom in ancient Near Eastern societies

III. Experts and novices
11: Yoram Cohen & Sivan Kedar: Teacher-student relationships: two case studies
12: Dominique Charpin: Patron and client: Zimri-Lim and Asqudum the diviner
13: Michel Tanret: Learned, rich, famous and unhappy: Ur-Utu of Sippar
14: Nele Ziegler: Music, the work of professionals
15: Silvie Zamazalová: The education of Neo-Assyrian princes

IV. Decisions
16: Sophie Démare-Lafont: Judicial decision-making: judges and arbitrators
17: Karen Radner: Royal decision-making: kings, magnates and scholars
18: Andreas Fuchs: Assyria at war: strategy and conduct
19: Anne Löhnert: Manipulating the gods: lamenting in context
20: Daniel Schwemer: Magic rituals: conceptualisation and performance

V. Interpretations
21: Ulla Susanne Koch: Sheep and sky: systems of divinatory interpretation
22: John M. Steele: Making sense of time: observational and theoretical calendars
23: Fabienne Huber Vulliet: Letters as correspondence, letters as literature
24: Eckart Frahm: Keeping company with men of learning: the king as scholar
25: Heather D. Baker: From street altar to palace: reading the built
environment of urban Babylonia

VI. Making knowledge
26: Eleanor Robson: The production and dissemination of scholarly knowledge
27: Steve Tinney: Tablets of schools and scholars: a portrait of the Old Babylonian corpus
28: Mark Weeden: Adapting to new contexts: cuneiform in Anatolia
29: Francesca Rochberg: Observing and describing the world through divination and astronomy
30: Geert De Breucker: Berossos between tradition and innovation

VII. Shaping tradition
31: Frans Wiggermann: Agriculture as civilization: sages, farmers, and barbarians
32: Barbara Böck: Sourcing, organising, and administering medicinal ingredients
33: Nicole Brisch: Changing images of kingship in Sumerian literature
34: Caroline Waerzeggers: The pious king: royal patronage of temples
35: Philippe Clancier: Cuneiform culture's last guardians: the old urban notability of Hellenistic Uruk

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