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By Leonard W. King

First released in 1896, King provides the cuneiform textual content of a bunch of 60 clay drugs inscribed with prayers and non secular compositions of a devotional and magical personality. those drugs have been created by means of the scribes of Ashurbanipal, King of Assyria, among 669-625 b.c., and are presently a part of the Kuyunjik assortment within the British Museum. King's illustrations characteristic a transliteration of every capsule with an English translation of well-preserved passages.

King features a Babylonian-English thesaurus, an inventory of right names and numerals with their corresponding cuneiform inscriptions, and an inventory of phrases and be aware parts of doubtful translation.


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