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The sacred marriage rite; aspects of faith, myth, and ritual in ancient Sumer.


Bloomington, Indiana University Press [1969] .
ISBN , 0253350352, 9780253350350

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Subjects Asjtarte.
Goden.
Hieros gamos.
Huwelijk.
Mariage sacré (mythologie)
Mariage.
Mythen.
Religion assyro-babylonienne.
Riten.
Sacred marriage (Mythology)
Soemeriërs.
Sumer.
Sumerians -- Religion.
Sumériens -- Religion.
Tammoez (god)
Description xv, 170 pages illustrations 22 cm
Copyright Date [1969]
Notes "An expanded version of the Patten lectures delivered at Indiana University ... 1968."
Bibliographical references included in "Notes" (pages 135-161).
Contents 1. The Sumerians: history, culture, and literature -- 2. The poetry of Sumer: repetition, parallelism, epithet, simile -- 3. The sacred marriage: origin and development -- 4. Sacred marriage: wooing and wedlock -- 5. The sacred marriage and Solomon's Song of Songs -- 6. The sacred marriage: death and resurrection.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)28341
(OCoLC)ocm00028341
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WorldCat Identities Kramer, Samuel Noah, 1897-1990.
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