Assyrian Texts with Notes by E.A. Budge

Today’s free book is something for all students of the Assyrian language – a collection of ancient texts with philological notes by the noted British orientalist E.A. Budge. This public domain text was digitised from the copy held in Spurgeon’s College library.

Ernest Alfred Thompson Wallis Budge [1857-1934], Assyrian Texts Being Extracts from the Annals of Shalmaneser II., Sennacherib, and Assur-bani-pal. With Philological Notes. London: Trübner and Co., 1880. Hbk. pp.44. [Click here to visit the download page for this title]

Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Errata
  1. Extract from the Arabian War of Assur-bani-pal
  2. Fifth Expedition of Sennacherib (B.C. 699-698)
  3. Mission of Gyges, King of Lydia, to Assur-bani-pal
  4. Sennacherib’s Expedition to the Persian Gulf
  5. Expedition of Shalmaneser II Against Hazael King of the Hittites
  6. The First Egyptian War of Assur-bani-pal
  7. Notes

Main Image: One of the gates of Dur-Sharukin, Assyria, Louvre. Source: Wikipedia


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