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The exaltation of Inanna

William W. Hallo

The exaltation of Inanna

by William W. Hallo

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sumerian language -- Texts

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesNin-me-šár-ra.
    Statementby William W. Hallo and J. J. A. van Dijk.
    GenreTexts
    SeriesYale Near Eastern researches
    ContributionsEnheduanna., Dijk, J. J. A. van.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination101 p. :
    Number of Pages101
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23753551M

      Enheduanna ( BCE) is the world’s first author and was the daughter (either literally or figuratively) of the great empire-builder Sargon of Akkad ( BCE). Her name translates from the Akkadian as `high priestess of An’, the god of the sky or heaven, though the name `An’ could also refer to the moon god Nanna (also known as Su'en/Sin) as in the translation, `en . The Exaltation of Inanna. (Yale Near Eastern Researches, 3) Yale University Press: New Haven/London, composite text, commentary, translation Heimpel, Wolfgang, "Review of Hallo and van Dijk ", Journal of Near Eastern Studies 30 (), commentary.

    This is exaltation. If we prove faithful to the Lord, we will live in the highest degree of the celestial kingdom of heaven. We will become exalted, to live with our Heavenly Father in eternal families. Exaltation is the greatest gift that Heavenly Father can give His children (see D&C ). Blessings of Exaltation. The Exaltation of Inanna: Text of the Poem "He Robbed Me of the True Crown" Enheduanna's expulsion: portents of things to come "Rekindle Your Holy Heart" Woman's self-love and the goddess "Proclaim!" Legacy of a woman's voice; The first comprehensive, book-length study of its kind, Conquistadores de la Calle presents the findings of nearly.

    Enheduanna’s love for Inanna was mostly expressed in three long poems (as well as a shorter temple poem): Inanna and Ebih, Lady of Largest Heart, and The Exaltation of Inanna, were these three longer works, in which her real depth of feeling is expressed. In the final of these three poems, Enheduanna writes: “Bride of yours. I am a captive”. ^ a b Binkley, Roberta (). "Biography of Enheduanna, Priestess of Inanna". University of Pennsylvania Museum. ^ "En HeduAnna (EnHedu'Anna) philosopher of Iraq – BCE". Women-philosophers dot com. ^ "The En-hedu-Ana Research Pages". ^ With reference to Nanna, the Moon God, the title "heduana" is a poetic epithet denoting the beauty of the Moon in the sky.


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The exaltation of Inanna by William W. Hallo Download PDF EPUB FB2

The work in question was a then-untitled, line hymn since labeled the Exaltation of Inanna, composed by the high priestess Enheduanna in the Sumerian city-state of Ur, in about the year BCE.

Inanna was the mythical Sumerian Queen of Heaven and goddess of love whom Enheduanna praised in the work and asked for help with vengeance after a. The Exaltation of Inanna book.

Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Consists of Enheduanna's hymn, Nin-me-sar-ra, reconstructed /5. : The Exaltation of Inanna (): Hallo, William W., Van Diyk, J. A.: BooksCited by: Enheduanna (Sumerian: 𒂗𒃶𒌌𒀭𒈾, also transliterated as Enheduana, En-hedu-ana, or variants; fl.

23rd century BC) is the earliest known poet whose name has been recorded. She was the High Priestess of the goddess Inanna and the moon god Nanna (Sin).

She lived in the Sumerian city-state of Ur. Enheduanna's contributions to Sumerian literature, definitively ascribed to her, include. The exaltation of Inanna. New Haven: Yale University Press. Leith, M. Gender and Religion: Gender and Ancient Near Eastern Religions.

In Encyclopedia of Religion. Melville, S. Royal Women and the Exercise of Power in the Ancient Near East. In A Companion to the Ancient Near East (pp.

– ). Blackwell. The exaltation of Inana (Inana B): translation. Lady of all the divine powers, resplendent light, righteous woman clothed in radiance, beloved of An and Urac!Mistress of heaven, with the great pectoral jewels, who loves the good headdress befitting the office of en priestess, who has seized all seven of its divine powers.

My lady, you are the guardian of the great divine powers. Inanna, Lady of Largest Heart: Poems of the Sumerian High Priestess Enheduanna ACLS Humanities E-Book History e-book project: Authors: Enheduanna, Betty De Shong Meador: Edition: illustrated: Publisher: University of Texas Press, ISBN:3/5(2).

The exaltation of Inana (Inana B): translation: The exaltation of Inana (Inana B): composite text: Lady of all the divine powers, resplendent light, righteous woman clothed in radiance, beloved of An and Urac!Mistress of heaven, with the great pectoral jewels, who loves the good headdress befitting the office of en priestess, who has seized all seven of its divine powers.

In the Exaltation the opening is 65 lines versus the In-nin sa-gur-ra opening of 90 lines. Both works move from an opening address of Inanna in third person to addressing her in second person. In both hymns there is a section exalting Inanna.

In the Exaltation it occurs in lines where each stanza ends with "be it known!" (). The Exaltation of Inanna by William W. Hallo, J.

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Akkadian princess, High Priestess of the Moon god Nanna, daughter of Sargon the Great. c – BCE: While millions of Mesopotamian women lived ordinary lives, an Akkadian princess, daughter of Sargon the Great, lived a life anything but ordinary. Enheduanna ( to B.C.) became one of the most prominent and powerful priestesses in all of Sumer and Akkad/5().

A translator at UCLA had told me about a Sumerian poet, Enheduanna, who wrote poems to Inanna. I obtained the book she mentioned, The Exaltation of Inanna, which contained a translation of one of these poems. Later, Daniel Foxvog mentioned Enheduanna, saying she had written three poems to Inanna.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Exaltation of Inanna at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. Some of Enheduanna’s best-known hymns are Inninsagurra (The Great-Hearted Mistress), Ninmesarra (The Exaltation of Inanna), and Inninmehusa (The Goddess of the Fearsome Powers).

“These hymns re-defined the gods for the people of the Akkadian Empire under Sargon’s rule and helped provide the underlying religious homogeneity sought by the. The Descent of Inanna (known also as ‘Inanna’s Descent to the Netherworld / Underworld’) is a piece of work in the literary corpus of ancient Mesopotamia.

This story, which was originally written in cuneiform and inscribed on clay tablets, is in the form of a poem. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Written by William W. Hallo with the collaboration of J.J.A. Van Dijk. Includes Enheduanna's hymn Nin-me-šár-ra. The exaltation of Inanna, by William W.

Hallo and J. van Dijk Yale University Press New Haven Australian/Harvard Citation. Hallo, William W. & Dijk, J. van. & Enheduanna.The exaltation of Inanna, by William W.

Hallo and J. van Dijk Yale University Press New Haven. Wikipedia Citation. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

The High Priestess of the goddess Inanna was Enheduanna, the earliest known poet whose name has been recorded. This video is based on the Exaltation of Inanna: Associated with the planet Venus, Inanna is identified with the Greek goddess Aphrodite and with the Phoenician Astarte.

'The Exaltation of Enheduanna' Unveiling the Ancient Past: Reimagining The Exaltation of Inanna as a Historical Novella. genre. The hymn nin-me-ßar-ra, generally known as “The Exaltation of Inanna,” rarely mentions the goddess by name; rather, Inanna is invoked through a series of epithets such as “great queen of queens”3 or “hierodule of An.”4 As the planet Venus, Inanna is celebrated as “senior queen of the heavenly foundations and zenith.”5.The first section of "The Exaltation of Inanna," like the first section of "Lady of Largest Heart," begins with a tribute to Inanna and her powers (see Meador ).

She is described as "cherished in heaven and earth," a significant assertion that is the first time a god is. Standard of Ur mosaic, 26th century BC. Wikimedia Commons. The world’s first known author is widely considered to be Enheduanna, a woman .