Inanna, Lady of Largest Heart

Inanna, Lady of Largest Heart
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Publisher : University of Texas Press
Total Pages : 252
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ISBN-13 : 0292752423
ISBN-10 : 9780292752429
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Download or read book Inanna, Lady of Largest Heart written by Enheduanna and published by University of Texas Press. This book was released on 2000 with total page 252 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Around 2,300 BC Enheduanna was high priestess to the moon god Nanna at his temple in Ur, a position she held for almost forty years. This volume translates Enheduanna's three devotional poems to the goddess Inanna accompanied by an extensive commentary and discussion which places these highly personal and unique expressions within the context of Sumerian culture and religion. The author highlights the importance of the poems and the princess for our understanding of the place of women in Near Eastern society and religion.


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