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Sumerian Mythology Chapter 5


A Study of Spiritual and Literary Achievement in the Third Millennium B.C.



 University of Pennsylvania PressPhiladelphia[1944, revised 1961]



Following is a list of abbreviations used in the notes:

AO Mus du Louvre, Paris. Antiquit orientales. (Followed by catalogue number).
AOF Archiv f Orientforschung(Berlin, 1923--).
AOR Archiv OrientnPrague, 1928--).
AS Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago. Assyriological Studies(Chicago, 1931--).
AS No. 10 Kramer, Samuel N. Gilgamesh and the huluppu-tree(1938).
AS No. 11 Jacobsen, Thorkild. The Sumerian king list(1939).
AS No. 12 Kramer, Samuel N. Lamentation over the destruction of Ur(1940).
ASKT Haupt, Paul. Akkadische und sumerische Keilschrifttexte(Leipzig, 1881-1882).
ATU Altorientalische Texte und Untersuchungen, ed. by Bruno Meissner (Leiden, 1916--).
BA Beitre zur Assyriologie und semitischen Sprachwissenschaft, edited by P. Haupt and F. Delitzsch (Baltimore and Leipzig, 1890-1927).
BASOR Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research(Baltimore, 1919--).
BE The Babylonian expedition of the University of Pennsylvania. Series A: Cuneiform texts, ed. by H. V. Hilprecht (Philadelphia, 1893-1914).
BE XXIX Radau, Hugo. Sumerian hymns and prayers to god Nin-ib, from the temple library of Nippur(1911).
BE XXXI Langdon, Stephen H. Historical and religious texts from the temple library of Nippur(1914).
BBI Barton, George A. Miscellaneous Babylonian inscriptions(New Haven, 1918--).
BL Langdon, Stephen H. Babylonian liturgies(Paris, 1913).
CBS Museum of the University of Pennsylvania. Catalogue of the Babylonian section. (Followed by number.) All CBSnumbers listed in the notes are still unpublished.
CT British Museum. Cuneiform texts from Babylonian tablets . . . in the British Museum(London, 1896--).
GSG Poebel, Arno. Grundze der sumerischen Grammatik (Rostock, 1923).
HAV Radau, Hugo. "Miscellaneous texts from the temple library of Nippur," in Hilprecht anniversary volume(Leipzig, 1909):374-457.
HRETA Nies, J. B., and C. E. Keiser. Historical, religious, and economic texts and antiquities(New Haven, 1920).
JAOS Journal of the American Oriental Society(Boston, etc., 1849--).
JRAS Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland(London, 1834-).
K British Museum. Kouyunjik collection. (Followed by catalogue number.)
KAR Ebeling, Erich. Keilschrifttexte aus Assur religien Inhalts(Wissenschaftliche Verfentlichungen der Deutsche Orient-Gesellschaft, Bd. 28, Heft 1-4, and Bd. 34, Heft 1--; Leipzig, 1919--).
KGV Abel, L., and H. Winkler. Keilschrifttexte zum Gebrauch bei Vorlesungen (Berlin, 1890).
MVAG Mitteilungen der Vorderasiatisch-aegyptische Gesellschaft(Berlin, 1896-1908; Leipzig, 1909--).
Ni Asari atika meleri (Museum of the Ancient Orient), Istanbul. Nippur collection. (Followed by catalogue number.) All Ni numbers listed in the notes will be published in SLTN.
OECT Oxford editions of cuneiform texts(London, 1923--).
OECT I Langdon, Stephen H. Sumerian and Semitic religious and historical texts(London, 1923).
PBS Museum of the University of Pennsylvania. Publications of the Babylonian section(Philadelphia, 1911--).
PBS I 1 Myhrman, David W. Babylonian hymns and prayers(1911).
PBS 1 2 Lutz, Henry F. Selected Sumerian and Babylonian texts(1919).
PBS IV I Poebel, Arno. Historical texts(1914).
PBS V Poebel, Arno. Historical and grammatical texts(1914).
PBS VI 1 Poebel, Arno. Grammatical texts(1914).
PBS X 1 Langdon, Stephen H. Sumerian epic of paradise, the flood, and the fall of man(1915).
PBS X 2 Langdon, S. H. Sumerian liturgical texts(1917).
PBS X 4 Langdon, S. H. Sumerian liturgies and psalms(1919).
PBS XII Langdon, S. H. Sumerian grammatical texts(1917).
PBS XIII Legrain, Leon. Historical fragments(1922).
PRAK Genouillac, Henri de. Premies recherches archlogiques Kich(2 vols.; Paris, 1924-1925).
R Rawlinson, Sir Henry. The cuneiform inscriptions of Western Asia(5 vols.; London, 1861-1884; vol. 4, 2d ed., 1891).
RA Revue d'assyriologie et darchlogie orientale (Paris, 1884--).
SAK Thureau-Dangin, Franis. Die sumerischen und akkadischen Kigsinschriften(Leipzig, 1907).
SBH Reisner, George A. Sumerisch-babylonische Hymnen nach Thontafeln griechischer Zeit(Berlin, 1896).
SEM Chiera, Edward. Sumerian epics and myths(Oriental Institute publications XV; Chicago, 1934).
SL Kramer, Samuel N. "Sumerian literature," in Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society85.293-323, 1942.
SLTN Kramer, Samuel N. Sumerian literary texts from Nippur in the Museum of the Ancient Orient(to appear in the near future under the auspices of the American School of Oriental Research at Bagdad and the American Council of Learned Societies).
SRT Chiera, Edward. Sumerian religious texts(Crozer Theological Seminary. Babylonian publications I; Upland, Pa., 1924).
STVC Chiera, Edward. Sumerian texts of varied contents(Oriental Institute publications XVI; Chicago, 1934).
TRS Genouillac, Henri de. Textes religieux sumiens du Louvre, Tomes I-II (Mus du Louvre, Department des antiquit orientales, Textes cunformes, Tomes XV-XVI; Paris, 1930).
U Joint Expedition of the British Museum and of the Museum of the University of Pennsylvania to Mesopotamia. Ur collection. (Followed by catalogue number.)
VS Staatliche Museen, Berlin. Vorderasiatische Schriftdenkmer(Leipzig, 1907--).
VS II Zimmern, Heinrich. Sumerische Kultlieder aus altbabylonischer Zeit, 1. Reihe (1912).
VS X Zimmern, Heinrich. Sumerische Kultlieder aus altbabylonischer Zeit, 2. Reihe (1913).
VAT Staatliche Museen, Berlin. Tontafelsammlung, Vorderasiatische Abteilung. (Followed by catalogue number.)


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