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Robert S. Falkowitz
University Museum (Philadelphia, PA 19104)

Translations of the Sumerian Rhetoric Collections

To support the completion of editing and translating of 19 collections of fables, folk tales, proverbs, maxims, and literary commonplaces used as school texts in Old Babylonian Mesopotamia, and known as the Sumerian Rhetoric Col- lections.

Project fields:
Ancient Languages; Ancient Literature


Research Programs

Total amounts:
$34,900 (approved)
$34,625 (awarded)

Grant period:
4/1/1985 – 9/30/1986