Journals Higher Education



Published: 12 November 2019

496 Pages | 9 black-and-white illustrations


ISBN: 9780199539949

Bookseller Code (AQ)

A Babylon Calendar Treatise: Scholars and Invaders in the Late First Millennium BC

Edited with Introduction, Commentary, and Cuneiform Texts

Frances Reynolds

  • Publishes in full for the first time all known cuneiform manuscripts of a Late Babylonian Akkadian calendar treatise from Babylon
  • Contains hand-drawn copies of the tablets, making the cuneiform manuscripts available to the reader
  • Presents an editio princeps of the treatise alongside an English translation, making it accessible to both specialists and non-specialists
  • Covers a wide range of contextual information in a comprehensive introduction, which will be of use to readers from across a variety of disciplines
  • Offers an in-depth study of points of detail in an exegetic commentary