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Jastrow, Morris Jr 1861-1921

Overview
Works: 275 works in 874 publications in 6 languages and 8,311 library holdings
Genres: Commentaries  History  Bibliography  Folklore  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Poetry  Controversial literature  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Creator, Correspondent, Other, Publishing director
Classifications: BL1620, 299.219
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Most widely held works by Morris Jastrow
The civilization of Babylonia and Assyria : its remains, language, history, religion, commerce, law, art, and literature by Morris Jastrow( Book )

33 editions published between 1915 and 2010 in English and held by 951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The study of religion by Morris Jastrow( Book )

36 editions published between 1901 and 2012 in English and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author believes that--in the course of history--few forces are more powerful than religion and therefore religion is worthy of rigorous study. In his 1901 work, Jastrow tackles fundamental questions about the origin, character, and classification of religion, as well as ethics, philosophy, psychology, mythology, and more--attempting to place in the hand of the reader a tool with which to begin a scientific study of religion
The religion of Babylonia and Assyria by Morris Jastrow( Book )

57 editions published between 1898 and 2016 in German and English and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aspects of religious belief and practice in Babylonia and Assyria by Morris Jastrow( Book )

21 editions published between 1911 and 1971 in English and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gentle cynic : being a translation of the Book of Koheleth, commonly known as Ecclesiastes, stripped of later additions : also its origin, growth, and interpretation by Morris Jastrow( Book )

31 editions published between 1919 and 2015 in English and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The war and the Bagdad Railway : the story of Asia Minor and its relation to the present conflict by Morris Jastrow( Book )

35 editions published between 1917 and 2010 in English and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is about the path that connects Constantinople with Bagdad through Asia Minor. The war and the Bagdad Railway determines that this path and Asia Minor itself is at the core of the Eastern Question and how it is the determining element in bringing about the alternate rise and decline of the East
Hebrew and Babylonian traditions; the Haskell lectures, delivered at Oberlin College in 1913 and since rev. and enl., by Morris Jastrow by Morris Jastrow( Book )

26 editions published between 1914 and 2015 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book of Job : its origin, growth and interpretation : togther with a new translation, based on a revised text( Book )

3 editions published between 1920 and 2007 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Song of Songs : being a collection of love lyrics of ancient Palestine by Salomo( Book )

7 editions published between 1921 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zionism and the future of Palestine; The fallacies and dangers of political Zionism by Morris Jastrow( Book )

16 editions published between 1919 and 1976 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An old Babylonian version of the Gilgamesh epic, on the basis of recently discovered texts by Morris Jastrow( Book )

24 editions published between 1920 and 2016 in English and Akkadian and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There are many versions of the epic poem of Gilgamesh, which represents one of the earliest recorded pieces of literature. This particular version was discovered on stone tablets from the region of southern Mesopotamia or modern-day Iraq. The characters' dreams and their interpretation figure heavily in the story
The war and the coming peace; the moral issue by Morris Jastrow( Book )

12 editions published between 1861 and 2012 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Babylonian-Assyrian birth-omens, and their cultural significance by Morris Jastrow( Book )

26 editions published in 1914 in 3 languages and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected essays of James Darmesteter by James Darmesteter( Book )

13 editions published between 1895 and 1898 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Eastern question and its solution by Morris Jastrow( Book )

11 editions published in 1920 in English and Polish and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bildermappe mit 273 abbildungen samt erklärungen zur religion Babyloniens und Assyriens, besonders im anschluss und als ergänzung zu Jastrow's Religion Babyloniens und Assyriens by Morris Jastrow( Book )

20 editions published in 1912 in German and English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fragment of the Babylonian "Dibbara" epic by Morris Jastrow( Book )

12 editions published between 1891 and 2016 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The weak and geminative verbs in Hebrew by Judah ben David Ḥayyuj( Book )

12 editions published in 1897 in 3 languages and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains the texts of the Kitāb al-Af'al dhawāt huruf al-lin and the Kitāb al-Af'al dhawāt al-mathalain
Thirty years of oriental studies, issued in commemoration of thirty years of activity of the Oriental Club of Philadelphia by Oriental Club of Philadelphia( )

2 editions published in 1918 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abu Zakarijjâ Jahja ben Dawûd Hajjûg und seine zwei grammatischen Schriften : über die Verben mit schwachen Buchstaben und die Verben mit Doppelbuchstaben by Morris Jastrow( Book )

13 editions published in 1885 in German and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inauguraldissertation, etc. (Das erste Capitel der Schrift ueber die Verben mit schwachen Buchstaben, mit deutscher Uebersetzung.)
 
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An old Babylonian version of the Gilgamesh epic, on the basis of recently discovered texts
Alternative Names
Jastrow, M. 1861-1921 Jr

Jastrow, M., Jr., 1861-1921

Jastrow, Morris

Jastrow, Morris 1861-1921

Jastrow, Morris 1861-1921 Jun

Jastrow, Morris, Jun., 1861-1921

Morris Jastrow

Morris Jastrow, Jr Amerikaans bibliothecaris (1861-1921)

Morris Jastrow, Jr. US-amerikanischer Assyriologe

Моррис Ястров американский ориенталист, исследователь Библии и Древнего Востока

Ястров, Моррис

יסטרוב, מוריס

יסטרוב, מרקוס 1861-1921

يسترو، مريس

Languages
English (362)

German (65)

Arabic (7)

Hebrew (3)

Akkadian (1)

Polish (1)

Covers
The study of religionA gentle cynic : being a translation of the Book of Koheleth, commonly known as Ecclesiastes, stripped of later additions : also its origin, growth, and interpretationThe book of Job : its origin, growth and interpretation : togther with a new translation, based on a revised textAn old Babylonian version of the Gilgamesh epic, on the basis of recently discovered texts