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Literary Change in Mesopotamia and Beyond

Second Workshop of the Melammu Project
To be held at the University of Innsbruck
13-14 October 2016

Organisers: Martin Lang and Sebastian Fink

Literary Change in Mesopotamia and Beyond and Routes and Travellers between East and West
Proceedings of the 2nd and 3rd Melammu Workshops
Edited by Rocío Da Riva, Martin Lang and Sebastian Fink
Melammu Workshops and Monographs 2
2019 / ISBN 978–3–96327–066–6 / 292 pages

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Details and Contents

  Workshop Program
  Monday, October 13
09:00-09:15 Opening
  The Beginnings
09:15-10:00 Gonzalo Rubio (New York): TBA
10:00-10:45 Peeter Espak (Tartu): The Transformation of the Sumerian Temple Hymns
  Coffee Break
11:00-11:45 Gebhard Selz (Vienna): Bilingual plants: a critical evaluation of the plant motif in the epic tradition concerning Etana and Adapa
11:45-12:30 Vladimir Emelianov (St. Petersburg): The Evolution of the Festival of Dumuzi in the light of Russian Assyriology
  Lunch break
  From the Second to the First Millennium
14:00-14:45 Simonetta Ponchia (Verona): From II to I millennium BC: cases and problems n investigating change in Assyro-Babylonian literary texts
14:45-15:30 Takayoshi Oshima (Leipzig): Legends of Sargon — History to His Story: Forming the Warrior King Archetype
  Coffee Break
15:45-16:30 Christian Hess (Berlin): On the Textual History of Enūma eliš
16:30-17:15 Martin Lang (Innsbruck): TBA
  Friday, October 14
  Religion, Medicine and Rituals
09:00-09:45 Barbara Böck (Madrid): On the Formation and Transmission of Babylonian Magical Books
09:45-10:30 Strahil Panayotov (Berlin): Changes and Transformations in Mesopotamian Eye Disease Texts
  Coffee Break
10:45-11:30 Cinzia Pappi (Innsbruck): Message in a Tablet. The Evolution of the Letters to the Divine in Literary and Religious Perspective
11:30-12:15 Anne Löhnert (München): The techniques of editing Mesopotamian lamentations
  Lunch Break
  Beyond Mesopotamia
14:00-14:45 Yoram Cohen (Tel Aviv): The Vanity Theme in Wisdom Literature: The Cuneiform World and Beyond
14:45-15:30 Ignacio Rowe (Madrid): The Position and the Role of Ugarit in the History of Babylonian Literature
  Coffee Break
15:45-16:30 Johannes Haubold (Durham): The textual transmission of Greek and Akkadian epic
16:30-17:00 Closing