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A balbale to Inana and Dumuzid (Dumuzid-Inana B): bibliography

Print sources used

Alster, Bendt, "Sumerian Love Songs", Revue d'assyriologie et d'archéologie orientale 79 (1985), 127-159: translation, commentary (edition)

Jacobsen, Thorkild, "Two bal-bal-e Dialogues", in Marks, J.H. , and Good, R.M.(eds.), Love and Death in the Ancient Near East: Essays in Honor of Marvin H. Pope Four Quarters Publishing Company: Guilford, 1987, 57-63: translation (edition)

Jacobsen, Thorkild, The Harps that Once.... Sumerian Poetry in Translation. Yale University Press: New Haven/London, 1987, 151-166: translation, commentary

Kramer, Samuel Noah, The Sacred Marriage Rite: Aspects of Faith, Myth, and Ritual in Ancient Sumer. Indiana University Press: Bloomington, 1969, 104-106: translation, commentary

Sefati, Yitschak, "An Oath of Chastity in a Sumerian Love Song (STR31)?", in Klein, Jacob (ed.), and Skaist, A., Bar-Ilan Studies in Assyriology Dedicated to Pinhas Artzi Bar-Ilan University Press: Ramat-Gan, 1990, 45-63: translation, commentary (edition)

Sefati, Yitschak, "Sumerian Canonical Compositions. A. Divine Focus. 6. Love Poems: Dumuzi Inanna Songs (1.169)", in Hallo, William W. (ed.), The Context of Scripture, I: Canonical Compositions from the Biblical World Brill: Leiden/New York/Köln, 1997, 540-543: translation, commentary (title: The woman's oath)

Sefati, Yitschak, Love songs in Sumerian literature: critical edition of the Dumuzi-Inanna songs. (Bar-Ilan Studies in Near Eastern Languages and Culture. Publications of the Samuel N. Kramer Instititue of Assyriology) Bar-Ilan University Press: Ramat-Gan, 1998, 128-131, pl. XVII: photograph, commentary, translation, score transliteration

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