Inanna schreit! Kriegsgeschrei im alten Sumer

Translated title of the contribution: Inanna scream! War cries in ancient Sumer

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The article investigates the evidence for war cries in Sumerian sources and tries to explain why the threat of Inanna to scream convinces her father An to fullfil her dangerous wish to give her the Bull of Heaven.
Translated title of the contributionInanna scream! War cries in ancient Sumer
Original languageGerman
Title of host publicationZwischen Karawane und Orientexpress : Streifzüge durch Jahrtausende orientalischer Geschichte und Kultur. Festschrift für Hannes Galter
EditorsJohannes Giessauf
Number of pages8
Place of PublicationMünster
Publication date2017
ISBN (Print)978-3-86835-193-4
Publication statusPublished - 2017
MoE publication typeB2 Book chapter

Publication series

NameAlter Orient und Altes Testament
PublisherUgarit Verlag

Fields of Science

  • 615 History and Archaeology
  • 6121 Languages
  • 6122 Literature studies

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