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By Leonard W. King

First released in 1896, King provides the cuneiform textual content of a gaggle of 60 clay capsules inscribed with prayers and non secular compositions of a devotional and magical personality. those drugs have been created via the scribes of Ashurbanipal, King of Assyria, among 669-625 b.c., and are presently a part of the Kuyunjik assortment within the British Museum. King's illustrations function a transliteration of every capsule with an English translation of well-preserved passages.

King encompasses a Babylonian-English word list, an inventory of right names and numerals with their corresponding cuneiform inscriptions, and an inventory of phrases and note parts of doubtful translation.


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