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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

Label
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
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1897-1954
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Frankfort, Henri
Index
index present
LC call number
BL96
LC item number
.F8
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1896-1982
  • 1899-1976
  • 1904-1993
  • 1884-1967
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Groenewegen-Frankfort, H. A.
  • Wilson, John A.
  • Jacobsen, Thorkild
  • Irwin, William A.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Religious thought
  • Philosophy, Ancient
  • Middle East
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
Instantiates
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
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
16819871
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
vii, 401 pages
Lccn
47001318
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
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
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
16819871
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
vii, 401 pages
Lccn
47001318
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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