Publications

Benjamin Foster
Dimitri Gutas
Leonardo Taran
Muhammad Aziz
Dr. Muhammad Aziz collected over one thousand proverbs from his birthplace of the city of Ibb in Yemen. He explained these proverbs and often provided a story behind some of the proverbs. If there is no story behind the...
Dimitri Gutas
Eckart Frahm
The systematic study of written texts began not in biblical Israel or the classical world but in ancient Mesopotamia. Nearly 1,000 clay tablets from Babylonia and Assyria, dating from the eighth to the second century...
Benjamin Foster

An Anthology of Akkadian Literature

Before the Muses (1993, 1996), is a two-volume anthology of annotated translations from Akkadian literature of all periods (revised edition 2004). An abridged, paperback version of this work appeared as From Distant...