The Resource Writing, law, and kingship in Old Babylonian Mesopotamia, Dominique Charpin ; translated by Jane Marie Todd

Writing, law, and kingship in Old Babylonian Mesopotamia, Dominique Charpin ; translated by Jane Marie Todd

Label
Writing, law, and kingship in Old Babylonian Mesopotamia
Title
Writing, law, and kingship in Old Babylonian Mesopotamia
Statement of responsibility
Dominique Charpin ; translated by Jane Marie Todd
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Cataloging source
ICU/DLC
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Charpin, Dominique
Index
index present
LC call number
KL75
LC item number
.C43 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Todd, Jane Marie
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Diplomatics, Cuneiform
  • Law, Assyro-Babylonian
  • Civilization, Assyro-Babylonian
  • Cuneiform writing
Label
Writing, law, and kingship in Old Babylonian Mesopotamia, Dominique Charpin ; translated by Jane Marie Todd
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [133]-175) and index
Contents
Introduction : the historian's task and sources -- Reading and writing in Mesopotamia : the business of specialists? -- Outline for a diplomatics of Mesopotamian documents -- Old Babylonian law : gesture, speech, and writing -- The transfer of property deeds and the constitution of family archives -- The status of the Code of Hammurabi -- The "restoration" edicts of the Babylonian kings and their application -- Hammurabi and international law -- Controlling cross-border traffic -- A civilization with two faces
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 182 p.
Isbn
9780226101583
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
20090524 57
System control number
(OCoLC)495475378
Label
Writing, law, and kingship in Old Babylonian Mesopotamia, Dominique Charpin ; translated by Jane Marie Todd
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [133]-175) and index
Contents
Introduction : the historian's task and sources -- Reading and writing in Mesopotamia : the business of specialists? -- Outline for a diplomatics of Mesopotamian documents -- Old Babylonian law : gesture, speech, and writing -- The transfer of property deeds and the constitution of family archives -- The status of the Code of Hammurabi -- The "restoration" edicts of the Babylonian kings and their application -- Hammurabi and international law -- Controlling cross-border traffic -- A civilization with two faces
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiv, 182 p.
Isbn
9780226101583
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
20090524 57
System control number
(OCoLC)495475378

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