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Your Praise is Sweet (Hardback)

A Memorial Volume for Jeremy Black from Students, Colleagues and Friends

Ancient History > Ancient Near East > Ancient Near Eastern Language & Texts Ancient History > Ancient Near East > Mesopotamia

Imprint: British Institute for the Study of Iraq
Pages: 472
ISBN: 9780903472289
Published: 25th June 2010
Casemate UK Academic

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This volume is intended as a tribute to the memory of the Sumerologist Jeremy Black, who died in 2004. The Sumerian phrase zà-mí-zu dug-ga-àm 'Your praise is sweet' is commonly addressed to a deity at the close of a work of Sumerian literature. The scope of the thirty contributions, from Sumerology to the nineteenth-century rediscovery of Mesopotamia, is testament to Jeremy's own wide-ranging interests and to his ability to forge scholarly connections and friendships among all who shared his interest in ancient Iraq.

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