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The Resource The intellectual adventure of ancient man; : an essay on speculative thought in the ancient Near East,, by H. and H. A. Frankfort, John A. Wilson, Thorkild Jacobsen [and] William A. Irwin

The intellectual adventure of ancient man; : an essay on speculative thought in the ancient Near East,, by H. and H. A. Frankfort, John A. Wilson, Thorkild Jacobsen [and] William A. Irwin

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The intellectual adventure of ancient man; : an essay on speculative thought in the ancient Near East,
Title
The intellectual adventure of ancient man;
Title remainder
an essay on speculative thought in the ancient Near East,
Statement of responsibility
by H. and H. A. Frankfort, John A. Wilson, Thorkild Jacobsen [and] William A. Irwin
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Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
290
Index
index present
LC call number
BL96
LC item number
.F8
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The intellectual adventure of ancient man; : an essay on speculative thought in the ancient Near East,, by H. and H. A. Frankfort, John A. Wilson, Thorkild Jacobsen [and] William A. Irwin
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Publication
Note
  • "An Oriental institute essay."
  • "Contains lectures given as a public course in the Division of the humanities of the University of Chicago."--Pref
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographies and index
Contents
Introduction: Myth and reality, by H. and H. A. Frankfort.--Egypt: The nature of the universe. The function of the state. The values of life. By J. A. Wilson.--Mesopotamia: The cosmos as a state. The function of the state. The good life. By Thorkild Jacobsen.--The Hebrews: God. Man. Man in the world. Nation, society, and politics. By W. A. Irwin. Conclusion: The emancipation of thought from myth, by H. and H. A. Frankfort
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
vii, 401 p.
Lccn
47001318
Note
Spec. Coll. Sontag copy is part of a collection (Collection 892). To page this item, use the collection record; to find the collection record, search the title: Books from the library of Susan Sontag. Item is in box 863. Printed dust jacket. Green cloth over boards, stamped in gilt. Top edge red. Sontag's underlining and marks, and paper markers indicating interest in margins.
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  • (OCoLC)00191066
  • ucoclc191066
Label
The intellectual adventure of ancient man; : an essay on speculative thought in the ancient Near East,, by H. and H. A. Frankfort, John A. Wilson, Thorkild Jacobsen [and] William A. Irwin
Publication
Note
  • "An Oriental institute essay."
  • "Contains lectures given as a public course in the Division of the humanities of the University of Chicago."--Pref
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographies and index
Contents
Introduction: Myth and reality, by H. and H. A. Frankfort.--Egypt: The nature of the universe. The function of the state. The values of life. By J. A. Wilson.--Mesopotamia: The cosmos as a state. The function of the state. The good life. By Thorkild Jacobsen.--The Hebrews: God. Man. Man in the world. Nation, society, and politics. By W. A. Irwin. Conclusion: The emancipation of thought from myth, by H. and H. A. Frankfort
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
vii, 401 p.
Lccn
47001318
Note
Spec. Coll. Sontag copy is part of a collection (Collection 892). To page this item, use the collection record; to find the collection record, search the title: Books from the library of Susan Sontag. Item is in box 863. Printed dust jacket. Green cloth over boards, stamped in gilt. Top edge red. Sontag's underlining and marks, and paper markers indicating interest in margins.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)00191066
  • ucoclc191066

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