Series | Antiquity Studies
Volume 36 | Edited book | Wisdom Between East and West: Mesopotamia, Greece and Beyond

Wisdom Between East and West: Mesopotamia, Greece and Beyond

open access | peer reviewed
    edited by
  • Francesco Sironi - Università degli Studi di Milano, Italia - email
  • Maurizio Viano - Università degli Studi di Torino, Italia - email

Abstract
The volume publishes the proceeding of the workshop Wisdom Between East and West: Mesopotamia, Greece and Beyond held at the University of Turin on 26-27 October 2022. The volume collects papers from Assyriologists, Classicists and Biblical scholars around the topic of wisdom. Scholars have investigated wisdom from various angles, from speculative thought to literature, from science, to dance, to proverbs.

Keywords Cuneiform worldGilgameshGorgoJotham’s FableSumerian proverbsDialogue and debateGreek medicineScribal schoolEpicsAudienceWisdomThe Book of QoheleMagical medicineEpistemeTupšarrūtuMesopotamiaPhilosophyPoetryMesopotamian literatureHerodotusProverbsMorality taleBiblical studiesWisdom traditionsHittitesFolktaleFalsehoodAstronomyAncient GreeceWisdom literatureRational medicineHomerNear Eastern languages and culturesLawNēmequScribal educationHellenistic JerusalemBabylonian Wisdom LiteratureHesiodParodyBull-LeapingAshurbanipalRoyal legislationAnalogical reasoningClassical studiesScienceEgyptian medicineScientiaHeritageKingshipBabylonian TheodicyPerformanceSatireSumerianReligious medicineEpic poetryHellenistic UrukNarrative ironyDanceCult FestivalsBabylonian literatureErra and IšumSophiaGreek literatureScribalismPerianderTruthAssyriologyEpistemologyDialectics in Assyro-Babylonian textsPolycratesWisdom Literature of the Eastern Mediterranean basFemale advisorsAncient GreekNarrative DancesThe Epic of GilgamešMythThe Babylonian TheodicyTraditionScholarly text compilation

Permalink http://doi.org/10.30687/978-88-6969-776-0 | ISBN (PRINT) 978-88-6969-777-7 | e-ISBN 978-88-6969-776-0 | Published July 9, 2024 | Language en

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