Before the Muses
An Anthology of Akkadian Literature
By (author) Benjamin R. Foster
Publication date:30 June 2005
Length of book:1044 pages
Comprehensive collection of ancient Akkadian literature spanning three millennia. This larger, completely new, 3rd edition contains many compositions not in the previous editions; new translations of previously included compositions; incorporation of new text fragments identified or excavated since the last publication; all new footnotes; references and commentary brought up to date to reflect scholarly work of the last 10 years; and 100 more pages than the old two-volume edition.