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Author Archi, Alfonso, author

Title Ebla and its archives : texts, history, and society / by Alfonso Archi
Published Boston : De Gruyter, 2015
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Description 1 online resource (pages cm)
Series Studies in Ancient Near Eastern Records (SANER) ; v. 7
Studies in Ancient Near Eastern Records (SANER)
Contents Part I. History, language, and texts -- Part II. Society and economy -- Part III. Political relations -- Part IV. Religion -- Part V. Silver and gold
Summary The roughly 5,000 cuneiform tablets from Ebla (3rd millennium BC) attest to the oldest Semitic language and provide insight into a period in the history of Syria that was previously unknown. Their restoration, interpretation, and classification has taken more than thirty years. The essays collected in this volume offer important insight into the history and culture of this ancient Near Eastern city-state
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Ebla tablets.
Cuneiform tablets -- Syria -- Ebla (Extinct city)
Ebla (Extinct city)
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1614517886 (electronic bk.)
1614517894 (electronic bk.)
9781614517887 (electronic bk.)
9781614517894 (electronic bk.)
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