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The music of the Sumerians and their immediate successors

Francis William Galpin

The music of the Sumerians and their immediate successors

the Babylonians & Assyrians

by Francis William Galpin

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Published by The University press in Cambridge [Eng.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Music, Sumerian,
  • Music, Assyro-Babylonian

  • Edition Notes

    Statementdescribed and illustrated from original sources by Francis W. Galpin ...
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML164.G17 M9
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv p., 1 l., 110 p., 1 l.
    Number of Pages110
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6368399M
    LC Control Number38009493
    OCLC/WorldCa394379

    The Sumerians, the pragmatic and gifted people who preceded the Semites in the land first known as Sumer and later as Babylonia, created what was probably the first high civilization in the history of man, spanning the fifth to the second millenniums B.C. This book is a . Mesopotamian religion - Mesopotamian religion - Stages of religious development: The religious development—as indeed that of the Mesopotamian culture generally—was not significantly influenced by the movements of the various peoples into and within the area—the Sumerians, Akkadians, Gutians, Kassites, Hurrians, Aramaeans, and Chaldeans. Rather it forms a uniform, consistent, and coherent.


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Babylonia, ancient cultural region occupying southeastern Mesopotamia between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers (modern southern Iraq from around Baghdad to the Persian Gulf).

The king largely responsible for Babylonia’s rise to power was Hammurabi (reigned c. – BCE). A close examination of Sumerian culture and chronology reveals that the Sumerians set the cultural tone in Mesopotamia for several centuries in the realms of politics/governments, arts, literature, and religion.

The Sumerians were truly a great people whose legacy continued long after they were s: Mesopotamian mythology, the myths, epics, hymns, lamentations, penitential psalms, incantations, wisdom literature, and handbooks dealing with rituals and omens of ancient Mesopotamia.

A brief treatment of Mesopotamian mythology follows. For full treatment, see Mesopotamian religion. The literature that has survived from Mesopotamia was written primarily on stone or clay tablets. The history of Sumer, taken to include the prehistoric Ubaid and Uruk periods, spans the 5th to 3rd millennia BCE, ending with the downfall of the Third Dynasty of Ur around BCE, followed by a transitional period of Amorite states before the rise of Babylonia in the 18th century BCE.

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It is a wooden lyre, invented by the Sumerians around BCE, with the head of a bull protruding from the front of the sound box, and is an example of the Sumerian’s love of music and sculpture.

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