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Sex and Gender in the Ancient Near East: Proceedings of the 47th Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale (Simo Parpola) Paperback Book, (Neo-Assyrian Text Corpus Project, 2002) 9789514590542

Title: Sex and Gender in the Ancient Near East: Proceedings of the 47th Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale

Author: Parpola, Simo

Additional Authors or Contributors: R M Whiting (eds)

Publisher: Neo-Assyrian Text Corpus Project; Publication Date: 2002

Paperback; ISBN: 9789514590542

Volumes: 1; Pages: xxvii, 673

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Table of Contents

ALFONSO ARCHI, The Role of Women in the Society of Ebla

JULIA M. ASHER-GREVE, Decisive Sex, Essential Gender

JULIA ASSANTE, Sex, Magic and the Liminal Body in the Erotic Art and Texts of the Old Babylonian Period

ZAINAB BAHRANI, Sex as Symbolic Form: Erotism and the Body in Mesopotamian Art

MARIE-FRANCOISE BESNIER, Temptation's Garden: The Gardener, a Mediator Who Plays an Ambiguous Part

ROBERT D. BIGGS, The Babylonian Sexual Potency Texts


GUDRUN COLBOW, Priestesses, either Married or Unmarried, and Spouses without Title: Their Seal Use and their Seals in Sippar at the Beginning of the Second Millennium B.C.

JERROLD S. COOPER, Virginity in Ancient Mesopotamia

NADIA CZECHOWICZ, Zwei Frauengeschichten aus den spaten Jahren von Nebukadnezar II. Probleme der Interpretation

STEPHANIE DALLEY, Evolution of Gender in Mesopotamian Mythology and Iconography with a Possible Explanation of sa resen, "the man with two heads"

CHRISTIAN B. DYCKHOFF, Priester und Priesterinnen im altbabylonischen Larsa. Das Amtsarchiv als Grundlage fur prosopographische Forschung

M. J. GELLER, Mesopotamian Love Magic: Discourse or Intercourse?

A. R. GEORGE, How women weep? Reflections on a passage of Bilgames and the Bull of Heaven

JEAN-JACQUES GLASSNER, Polygynie ou prostitution: une approche comparative de la sexualite masculine

B. GRONEBERG, "The Faithful Lover" Reconsidered: Towards Establishing a New Genre

ANN K. GUINAN, Erotomancy: Scripting the Erotic

WILLIAM W. HALLO, Love and Marriage in Ashtata

J. D. HAWKINS, Eunuchs among the Hittites

M. HELTZER, The West Semitic Word for "Sun" (sms and sps)

CORINNA HOFF, The Mass Marriage at Susa in 324 B.C. and the Achaemenid Tradition

HERBERT B. HUFFMON, Gender Subversion in the Book of Jeremiah

CYNTHIA JEAN, Male and Female Supernatural Assistants in Mesopotamian Magic

JACQUELINE AND VASSOS KARAGEORGHIS, The Great Goddess of Cyprus or the Genesis of Aphrodite in Cyprus

ANNE DRAFFKORN KILMER, The Investiture of Enkidu in The Epic of Gilgamesh Tablet III

R. KLETTER, Asherah and the Judean Pillar Figurines Engendered?

ULLA KOCH-WESTENHOLZ, Everyday Life of Women According to First Millennium Omen Apodoses

LEONID KOGAN--ALEXANDER MILITAREV, Akkadian Terms for Genitalia: New Etymologies, New Textual Interpretations

W. G. LAMBERT, The Background of the Neo-Assyrian Sacred Tree

PIRJO LAPINKIVI, The Adorning of the Bride: Providing Her with Wisdom

BARUCH A. LEVINE, 'Seed' versus 'Womb': Expressions of Male Dominance in Biblical Israel

JOHN MAIER, Gender Differences in the First Millennium: Additions to a Canonical Lamentation

A. MALAMAT, The Politics of Bipolarity in the Guise of Sexual Relations: The Case of Ezekiel 16 and 23

R. MAYR, The Depiction of Ordinary Men and Women on the Seals of the Ur III Kingdom

STEFANIA MAZZONI, The Squatting Woman: Between Fertility and Eroticism

KATHLEEN MCCAFFREY, Reconsidering Gender Ambiguity in Mesopotamia: Is a Beard Just a Beard?

KAI ALEXANDER METZLER, Tod, Weiblichkeit und Asthetik im mesopotamischen Weltschopfungsepos Enuma elis

PIOTR MICHALOWSKI, 'Round About Nidaba: On the Early Goddesses of Sumer

JARED L. MILLER, The katra/i-women in the Kizzuwatnean Rituals from Hattusa

SUSANA B. MURPHY, The Practice of Power in the Ancient Near East: Sorceresses and Serpents in Hittite Myths

MIRKO NOVAK, The Artificial Paradise: Programme and Ideology of Royal Gardens

TALLAY ORNAN, The Queen in Public: Royal Women in Neo-Assyrian Art

ELISABETH VON DER OSTEN-SACKEN, Uberlegungen zur Gottin auf dem Burneyrelief

SHALOM M. PAUL, The Shared Legacy of Sexual Metaphors and Euphemisms in Mesopotamian and Biblical Literature

TARJA PHILIP, Woman in Travail as a Simile to Men in Distress in the Hebrew Bible

ROSEL PIENTKA, Aphrodisiaka und Liebeszauber im Alten Orient

BARBARA NEVLING PORTER, Beds, Sex, and Politics: The Return of Marduk's Bed to Babylon

ALEXANDER PRUSS, The Use of Nude Female Figurines

JAAN PUHVEL, Genus and Sexus in Hittite

JULIAN READE, Sexism and Homotheism in Ancient Iraq

YITSCHAK SEFATI AND JACOB KLEIN, The Role of Women in Mesopotamian Witchcraft

GERD STEINER, Grammatisches Geschlecht und nominale Bedeutungsklassen in den Sprachen des Alten Orients

HAYIM TADMOR, The Role of the Chief Eunuch and the Place of Eunuchs in the Assyrian Empire

JAANA TOIVARI-VIITALA, A Case Study of Ancient Egyptian Marriage Practices in the Workman's Community at Deir el-Medina during the Ramesside Period

ALEXANDER UCHITEL, Women at Work: Weavers of Lagash and Spinners of San Luis Gonzaga

GORDON WHITTAKER, Linguistic Anthropology and the Study of Emesal as (a) Women's Language

IRIT ZIFFER, Four New Belts from the Land of Ararat and the Feast of the Women in Esther 1:9

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