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The Harps that Once...: Sumerian Poetry in Translation Paperback – 14 Oct 1997

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Product details

  • Paperback: 510 pages
  • Publisher: Yale University Press; New Ed edition (14 Oct. 1997)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0300072783
  • ISBN-13: 978-0300072785
  • Product Dimensions: 15.9 x 3.8 x 24.1 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars 3 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 791,808 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Synopsis

This volume presents translations of ancient Sumerian poems, including a number of compositions that have never before been published in translation.

About the Author

The late Thorkild Jacobsen was professor of Assyriology emeritus at Harvard University



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