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A man and his god: bibliography

Print sources used

Gordon, Edmund I., "A New Look at the Wisdom of Sumer and Akkad", Bibliotheca Orientalis (1960), 122-152. Pp 149-150 & pl. 2: translation, composite text, photograph (partial edition)

Hallo, William W., "Individual Prayer in Sumerian: The Continuity of a Tradition", Journal of the American Oriental Society 88 (1968), 71-89: commentary

Jacobsen, Thorkild, The Treasures of Darkness. A History of Mesopotamian Religion. Yale University Press: New Haven/London 1976, 152-153: translation, commentary (partial translation)

Klein, Jacob, "'Personal God' and Individual Prayer in Sumerian Religion", Archiv für Orientforschung Beiheft 19 (1982), 295-306. Pp. 297-302: commentary

Klein, Jacob, "Sumerian Canonical Compositions. C. Individual Focus. 4. Pious Sufferer Compositions: "Man and His God" (1.179)", in Hallo, William W. (ed.), The Context of Scripture, I: Canonical Compositions from the Biblical World Brill: Leiden/New York/Köln,1997, 573-575: commentary, translation of ll. 28-30, 33-40, 46-47, 69-80, 98-132.

Kramer, Samuel Noah, "Man and His God: A Sumerian Variation on the 'Job' Motif", in Noth, M. and Thomas, D. W. (ed.), Wisdom in Israel and in the Ancient Near East Presented to Professor Harold Henry Rowley (Supplements to Vetus Testamentum, 3) Brill: Leiden, 1955 , 170-182 & pls. i-iv: commentary, composite text, translation (partial edition)

Kramer, Samuel Noah, "Sumerian Wisdom Text", in Pritchard, James B. (ed.), Ancient Near Eastern Texts Relating to the Old Testament (third ed.), Princeton University Press: Princeton 1969, 589-591: partial translation

Kramer, Samuel Noah, The Sumerians. The University of Chicago Press: Chicago 1963, 127-129: translation, commentary
partial translation

Mattingly, G.L., "The Pious Sufferer: Mesopotamia's Traditional Theodicy and Job's Counselors", in Hallo, William W., Jones, B.W., and Mattingly, G.L. (eds.), The Bible in the Light of Cuneiform Literature. Scripture in Context III (Ancient Near Eastern Text and Studies, 8) Mellen: Lewiston 1990, 305-348: commentary

Römer, Willem H.Ph., and von Soden, Wolfram (Kaiser, Otto ed.), Weisheitstexte, 1 (Texte aus der Umwelt des Alten Testaments III, 1) Gütersloher Verlagshaus Gerd Mohn: Gütersloh 1990, 102-109: partial translation

van Dijk, J.J.A., La Sagesse suméro-accadienne. Brill: Leiden 1953, 122-127: translation, composite text (partial edition)

Weinfeld, M., "Job and its Mesopotamian Parallels", in W. T. Claassen (ed.), Text and Context. Old Testament and Semitic Studies for F. C. Fensham (JSOT Sup, 48) JSOT Press: Sheffield 1988, 217-226: commentary

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