Babylonian Liver Omens

The Chapters Manzazu, Padanu and Pan Takalti of the Babylonian Extispicy Series mainly from Assurbanipal's Library

Ulla Koch-Westenholz

Babylonian Liver Omens
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Ulla Koch-Westenholz

Distributed for Museum Tusculanum Press

580 pages | © 2000
Cloth $121.00 ISBN: 9788772896205 Published June 2000 NFS UK, IRELAND, AND SCANDINAVIA
The canonical version of the Babylonian omen series concerned with barûtu - extispicy (divination from entrails of sheep) - consisted of ten chapters or sub-series, and are among the first intellectual adventures of Ancient Man into the field of science.
Contents
Preface
 
Introduction
 
Chapter 3 of the Babylonian extispicy series: Manzazu, the Presence
 
Chapter 4 of the Babylonian extispicy series: Padanu, the Path
 
Chapter 5 of the Babylonian extispicy series: Pan takaltu, The Front of the Pouch
 
Excerpts
 
Bibliography
 
Index of Texts
 
Index of Words
 
Index of Logograms
 
Plates
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