Early Babylonian History

Down to the End of the Fourth Dynasty of Ur

By Hugo Radau

Early Babylonian History

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  • ISBN: 9781597523813
  • Pages: 490
  • Publication Date: 9/16/2005
  • Retail Price: $47.00
Web Price: $37.60
Web Price: $37.60

Early Babylonian History

Down to the End of the Fourth Dynasty of Ur

By Hugo Radau

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PAPERBACK

  • ISBN: 9781597523813
  • Pages: 490
  • Publication Date: 9/16/2005
  • Retail Price: $47.00
Web Price: $37.60

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In this brilliant analysis, Radau organizes the archival and inscriptional material from c. 4500 BCE to c. 2300 BCE. The volume includes extensive transcriptions and translations of the relevant documents along with the author's historical judgments. Also included are chronological tables and lists, as well as a new Select Bibliography.

Contents
1 Introduction
2 Lord of Kengi
3 Rulers of Shirpurla
4 Kings of Kish and Gishban
5 The First Dynasty of Ur
6 The Patesis of Shirpurla between Lummadur and Ur-Ba'u
7 Kings of Agade
8 The Kings of Guti and Lulubi
9 The So-called Later Patesis of Shirpurla
10 The Second Dynasty of Ur
11 Kings of Erech
12 Kings of Isin
13 The Third Dynasty of Ur
14 the Fourth Dynasty of Ur
15 The Names of the Months
16 The Sign of 'God' before Certain Proper Names
17 Appendix: The E. A. Hoffman Collection of Babylonian Clay-tablets
18 Indices

Contributors-

Hugo Radau

Bio(s)-

Hugo Radau (b. 1873) came to the U.S. from Germany in 1890 and then completed his Ph.D. at Columbia University. His other publications include 'Letters to Cassite Kings from the Temple Archives of Nippur,' 'Bel: The Christ of Ancient Times,' 'Sumerian Hymns and Prayers to God Nin-Ib,' and 'Sumerian Hymns and Prayers to God Dumu-zi.'

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