. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. Sumerian Mythology: Study of Spiritual and Literary Achievement in the Third Millennium B.C. Kramer earned his Ph.D. in 1929, and was famous for assembling tablets recounting single stories that had become distributed among different institutions around the world. Selected writings. ), Studies in Literature from the Ancient Near East Dedicated to Samuel Noah Kramer (AOS 65), New Haven 1984, 337-351 His numerous publications range from the most technical to the popular.  Speiser was trying to decipher cuneiform tablets of the Late Bronze Age dating from about 1300 BC; it was now that Kramer began his lifelong work in understanding the cuneiform writing system. Kramer, Samuel Noah. Sasson (ed. ), Studies in Literature from the Ancient Near East Dedicated to Samuel Noah Kramer (AOS 65), New Haven 1984. You . Eichler (ed. Writing for the non-specialist, he paints a panoramic view of Sumerian literature and provides thumbnail sketches of the individuals with whom he collaborated. 1944, rev. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. . Paperback View All Available Formats & Editions. University of Chicago Press, Sep 17, 2010 - History - 372 pages. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. ), Studies in Literature from the Ancient Near East Dedicated to Samuel Noah Kramer (AOS 65), New Haven 1984, 352-353, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1930 Associate curator of the Babylonian Section of the University Museum, Philadelphia, 1943-1948 Professor of Assyriology, University of Pennsylvania, 1948-1968 Autobiography in: J.M. . ), Kramer Anniversary Volume (AOAT 25), Kevelaer/Neukirchen-Vluyn 1976, 451-461 J.M. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. Samuel Noah Kramer is curator emeritus of the Babylonian tablet collection at the University Museum, University of Pennsylvania; and Clark Research Professor emeritus of the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School. ), Kramer Anniversary Volume (AOAT 25), Kevelaer/Neukirchen-Vluyn 1976 J.M. Samuel Noah Kramer is the leading authority on the interpretation and reading of civilization's oldest literature. Sasson (ed. His life and life's work are so thoroughly intertwined that his autobiography is also the story of the recovery of the language and literature of the Sumerians. to make available reasonably reliable translations of many of these documents to the academic community, and especially to the anthropologist, historian, and humanist. Buy Used $17.11 $ 25.00. Please try again. Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1930 Associate curator of the Babylonian Section of the University Museum, Philadelphia, 1943-1948 Professor of Assyriology, University of Pennsylvania, 1948-1968 Autobiography in: J.M. Unable to add item to List. Samuel Noah Kramer (Kiev, 28 de septiembre de 1897 – Estados Unidos, 26 de noviembre de 1990) fue una de las principales autoridades en asiriología, historia de Sumeria y lengua sumeria.. Hijo de Benjamin y Yetta Kramer. 45 quotes from Samuel Noah Kramer: 'They devised such useful tools, skills, and techniques as the potter's wheel, the wagon wheel, the plow, the sailboat, the arch, the vault, the dome, casting in copper and bronze, riveting, brazing and soldering, sculpture', 'to itself, is arid, wind-swept, and unproductive. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in.