An ox of one's own: royal wives and religion at the court of the third dynasty of Ur

Table of Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; Part I: Historical Introduction: Shulgi, King of Ur and His Wives; Chapter 1. Historical Introduction: The Reigns of Ur-Namma and Shulgi of Ur; Chapter 2. Centers of Power, the Palaces and the Court; Chapter 3. Queens and Concubines; Chapter 4. Was There...

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Published in:Studies in ancient Near Eastern records
Main Author: Sharlach, Tonia M. ca. 20./21. Jh.
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: Berlin Boston De Gruyter [2017]
In:Studies in ancient Near Eastern records
Series/Journal:Studies in ancient Near Eastern records Volume 18
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Shulgi Ur, King / Ur-Nammu, Ur, König / Ur / Royal court / Woman / Concubine / Religion / Cult
Further subjects:B Sumerian language Texts
B Ur (Extinct city) Civilization
B Wives Iraq Ur (Extinct city)
B Harems Iraq Ur (Extinct city)
B Ur (Extinct city) Religious life and customs
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Summary:Table of Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; Part I: Historical Introduction: Shulgi, King of Ur and His Wives; Chapter 1. Historical Introduction: The Reigns of Ur-Namma and Shulgi of Ur; Chapter 2. Centers of Power, the Palaces and the Court; Chapter 3. Queens and Concubines; Chapter 4. Was There a Harem in Early Mesopotamia?; Chapter 5. Lives of the Wives: Nin-kalla and Shulgi-simti; Chapter 6. The Lives of Shulgi's Wives: Ea-niša, Geme-Ninlilla and More; Chapter 7. The Death of Shulgi and his Wives; Part II: The Shulgi-simti Archive and the Shulgi-simti Foundation
Chapter 8. The Shulgi-simti Archive Chapter 9. An Ox of One's Own: Provisioners and Influence; Chapter 10. Sacrifice: An Overview of the Cultic Events to which the Shulgi-simti Foundation Contributed; Chapter 11. Belet-šuhnir and Belet-terraban and Religious Activities of the Queen and the Concubine(s); Part III: A Wider Lens; Chapter 12. A Wider Context: Temple Households and Changes in the Roles Played by Royal Wives in Early Mesopotamia; Chapter 13. Conclusions; Bibliography, An Ox of One's Own; Tablets from the Yale Babylonian Collection; Index
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
ISBN:1501514474