Babylonian Wisdom Literature (Hardcover)

By Wilfred G. Lambert

Eisenbrauns, 9780931464942, 454pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 2018



This classic work has served students of Akkadian literature as a useful sourcebook and as a model publication for the study of a specific corpus of cuneiform literature. These timeless proverbs, instructive precepts, and ancient fables demonstrate a rich heritage in the Mesopotamian development of this genre. Lambert's focused collection also provides scholars with a unique comparative reference for those studying biblical wisdom literature. An Eisenbrauns classic reprint.