Deathisdefeated

O death, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory?

A Sumerian literary tour-de-force?

A Sumerian literary tour-de-force?

Sumerian Shakespeare is a personal blog by American Sumerologist Jerald Starr devoted to images and textual analysis of the cuneiform tablet #36 from the Library of Congress's collection, which he states is an encoded "literary tour-de-force"
The blog also looks at the the image and portrayal of the Sumerian ruler, Ur-Namma, in sculpture and carved relief, and Starr's own experience learning to read and write Sumerian cuneiform.

The Great Fatted Bull

A translation of Tablet #36 in the Library of Congress. The world's first political satire; a literary masterpiecewritten by a Sumerian Shakespeare.

click here to continue

Views: 89

Comment by JL Vaughn on November 16, 2010 at 5:50pm
Thank-you John,

Earth and the heavens feel troubled when the man cries out for plunder!

What is "earth and the heavens" in this context? Every person in the village. When the village Lord is wandering about, whatever he desires becomes his plunder.
Comment by Tim Martin on November 16, 2010 at 6:07pm
Wow! What a find!

Tim Martin
Comment by JL Vaughn on November 16, 2010 at 9:10pm
and as if the Greeks were us!

Comment

You need to be a member of Deathisdefeated to add comments!

Join Deathisdefeated

Olivet Discourse Movie

How the Olivet Discourse was fulfilled in the first century.
Matthew 24, Mark 13, Luke 21
Riley O'Brien Powell

Forum

Delivered from the Law

Started by Internet_Troll in Questions and Best Answers We Can Give!. Last reply by Internet_Troll Apr 15. 13 Replies

FEAR obviously struck..

Started by Julia A Waldron in Eschatology. Last reply by John Mar 24. 1 Reply

For the Preterist

Started by Julia A Waldron in Eschatology. Last reply by Julia A Waldron Mar 24. 22 Replies

Isaiah 2:2-4 Used to refute preterism

Started by Steve G. in Eschatology. Last reply by Patricia Watkins Aug 13, 2018. 1 Reply

This Site Active?

Started by Doug in Eschatology. Last reply by Patricia Watkins Jul 29, 2018. 28 Replies

Gen 1 vs Isa 51

Started by Internet_Troll in Eschatology. Last reply by Internet_Troll May 3, 2018. 4 Replies

The sin of the Gentiles

Started by Internet_Troll in Questions and Best Answers We Can Give!. Last reply by Brother Les Jan 18, 2018. 3 Replies

Adam as Israel

Started by Internet_Troll in Eschatology. Last reply by Internet_Troll Nov 5, 2017. 9 Replies

Though he dies yet shall he live

Started by Internet_Troll in Questions and Best Answers We Can Give!. Last reply by Internet_Troll Apr 25, 2017. 8 Replies

The parousia and judgment of nations

Started by Internet_Troll in Eschatology. Last reply by Joseph Rehby Jul 6, 2017. 16 Replies

Preterist Networking

Started by Judy Peterson in Prayer Requests. Last reply by Judy Peterson Apr 8, 2018. 21 Replies

The 10 Tribes of Israel

Started by Internet_Troll in Questions and Best Answers We Can Give!. Last reply by Judith Ann Maness Aug 4, 2018. 10 Replies

Online Teaching Elders

Started by Eohn Rhodes in Eschatology. Last reply by Doug Dec 22, 2015. 4 Replies

Who is the abomination of desolation ?

Started by Stairway To Heaven in Eschatology. Last reply by Brother Les Dec 11, 2015. 3 Replies

Divine council

Started by Sharon Q in Eschatology. Last reply by Sharon Q Oct 3, 2015. 5 Replies

© 2019   Created by Tim Martin.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service