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Life at the bottom of Babylonian society

Jonathan S. Tenney

Life at the bottom of Babylonian society

servile laborers at Nippur in the 14th and 13th centuries, B.C.

by Jonathan S. Tenney

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Published by Brill in Leiden, Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Families,
  • Labor,
  • Sources,
  • Social status,
  • Social conditions,
  • Economic conditions,
  • Population,
  • Working class,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    Statementby Jonathan S. Tenney
    SeriesCulture and history of the ancient Near East -- v. 51, Culture and history of the ancient Near East -- v. 51.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD4844 .T46 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 268 p. :
    Number of Pages268
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25086494M
    ISBN 109004206892
    ISBN 109789004206892
    LC Control Number2011011313
    OCLC/WorldCa710021043

    Gwendolyn Leick's approachable survey introduces the Babylonians, the people, the culture and the reality behind the popular myth of Babylon. Spanning some years in the history of the Babylonians, from the time of Hammurabi, famous for his Law-Code, to the time when Alexander's heirs ruled the Near East, Leick examines how archaeological discoveries and cuneiform tablets recovered from. Budge brought much illumination on the culture of Babylon. Highlighting literature, religious practices, and monarchs (both the inconsequential and the highly impactful), this book teaches the reader a lot about the culture that God brought up high, in order to ultimately demonstrate to Israel and Judah how much they need God, before bringing the Babylonian Empire crashing down with a slew of /5(9).

    Myths and Legends of Babylonia and Assyria, is a book that includes explanations of Babylonian and Assyrian legends and myths as well as the myths themselves. Lewis Spence, in the Preface, describes his purpose in writing the book as providing the reader with "the treasures of romance latent in the subject, the peculiar richness of which has. The Babylonian captivity or Babylonian exile is the period in Jewish history during which a number of people from the ancient Kingdom of Judah were captives in Babylon, the capital of the Neo-Babylonian Empire.. After the Battle of Carchemish in BCE, King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon besieged Jerusalem, resulting in tribute being paid by King Jehoiakim.

    Fall of Babylon Heart Message. Glossary Introduction History of Babylonia Old Babylonian Period ( - BC) The Amorites, Isin and Larsa, Hammurapi of Babylon, Classical Period, The Language, Religion Law Science and the Arts, Babylon, The Kassites, The People of the Sealand, The Hittite Kingdom. Middle Babylonian Period ( - BC). The Babylonian Gilgamesh Epic: Introduction, Critical Edition and Cuneiform Texts 2 Volumes by Andrew George | out of 5 stars 4.


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From the Back Cover "Life at the Bottom of Babylonian Society" is a study of the population dynamics, family structure, and legal status of publicly-controlled servile workers in Kassite by: 3.

Life at the Bottom of Babylonian Society is a study of the population dynamics, family structure, and legal status of publicly-controlled servile workers in Kassite : J. Tenney. Author: Jonathan S. Tenney Life at the Bottom of Babylonian Society is a study of the population dynamics, family structure, and legal status of publicly-controlled servile workers in Kassite by: 3.

Author: Jonathan S. Tenney Life at the Bottom of Babylonian Society is a study of the population dynamics, family structure, and legal status of publicly-controlled servile workers in Kassite by: 3. Life at the bottom of Babylonian society: servile laborers at Nippur in the 14th and 13th centuries, B.C.

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This is one of the cuneiform tablets that Jonathan Tenney, assistant professor of ancient Near Eastern studies, addresses in the new book, "Life at the Bottom of Babylonian Society: Servile Laborers at Nippur in the 14th and 13th Centuries, B.C." They got married, had children, made beer.

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Life at the Bottom of Babylonian Society is a study of the population dynamics, family structure, and legal status of publicly-controlled servile workers in Kassite Babylonia. Rabbi Adin Even-Israel Steinsaltz, Torah scholar, longtime educator, prolific author and one of the greatest commentators on Judaism of his generation, died Aug.

7 in Jerusalem. He was The. Daniel, the last in the books known as the Major Prophets and just before the minor prophets in the Old Testament. I really believe that tonight, as we begin our study of the book of Daniel, we embar. In chapter 4, Leick studies the religious aspects of Babylonian life.

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