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Lagaš
(73 words)

[German version]

Town and territorial state (capital Girsu) in southern Mesopotamia, with important inscriptions, architectural and artistic finds from the 25th-21st cents. BC, which have been of great significance in reconstructing early Mesopotamian history and culture, as also for establishing a Sumerian Grammar ( Ancient oriental philology and history).

Bibliography

J. Bauer, D. P. Hanson, s.v. L., RLA 6, 419-431

A. Falkenstein, Die Inschr. Gudeas von L. Introduction, 1966.

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Renger, Johannes (Berlin), “Lagaš”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 16 July 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e628770>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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