Journals Higher Education



Published: 30 June 2015

304 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198723363

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The Gods Rich in Praise

Early Greek and Mesopotamian Religious Poetry

Christopher Metcalf

Oxford Classical Monographs

  • Provides a significant contribution to the ongoing academic debate concerning the relationship between early Greek poetry and the ancient Near East
  • The first extensive study within this topic to be based on a detailed analysis of the ancient texts of Sumerian, Akkadian, Hittite, and ancient Greek religious poems
  • Presents all ancient sources in their original languages, with all Sumerian, Akkadian, and Hittite text transliterated