Why Should Someone Who Knows Something Conceal It?

Cuneiform Studies in Honor of David I. Owen on His 70th Birthday

Edited by Alexandra Kleinerman, Jack M. Sasson

Hardback - £47.95

Publication date:

25 December 2010

Length of book:

272 pages

Publisher

CDL Press

ISBN-13: 9781934309308

Twenty essays on the history, culture, and literature of Ancient Mesopotamia, the land of the Sumerians, Babylonians, and Assyrians, from ca. 300-–400 BC. Essays include analysis of previously unpublished legal and administrative documents, the waging of war, aromatic and date production, newly found royal inscriptions, the treatment of orphans, and more.