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Inana's descent to the nether world: bibliography

Print sources used

Alster, Bendt, "Inanna Repenting. The Conclusion of Inanna's Descent", Acta Sumerologica 18 (1996), 1-18: commentary, translation, score transliteration

Alster, Bendt, "The Mythology of Mourning", Acta Sumerologica translation, commentary (ll. 230, 231=257, 258, ll. 233-234=258-260)

Bottéro, Jean, and Kramer, Samuel Noah, Lorsque les dieux faisaient l'homme. (rev.ed.), Éditions Gallimard: 1989, reprinted 1993, 276-290: translation

Jacobsen, Thorkild, The Harps that Once.... Sumerian Poetry in Translation. Yale University Press: New Haven/London, 1987, 205-232: translation

Kramer, Samuel Noah, "Sumerian literature and the British Museum: the promise of the future", Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 124-5 (1980), 299-310: commentary, photograph, translation, composite text

Römer, Willem H.Ph., and Edzard, Dietz Otto; Kaiser, Otto, (ed.) Mythen und Epen, 1 (Texte aus der Umwelt des Alten Testaments III, 3), Gütersloher Verlagshaus Gerd Mohn: Gütersloh 1993, 458-495: translation, commentary (by Römer)

Sladek, William R., Inanna's Descent to the Netherworld. University Microfilms: Ann Arbor, 1974: translation, composite text, score transliteration, handcopy, commentary

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