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Dr. Eckart Frahm Lecture @ Marquette University
April 3, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pmFree
16th Annual Rev. Henry W. Casper, S.J., Lecture
The Rape of Clio: History, Memory and the Cultural Heritage Crisis in the Middle East
Dr. Eckart Frahm, Professor of Assyriology, Yale University
Olin Engineering Hall, 202, Marquette University
1515 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee
Eckart Frahm is Professor of Assyriology and primarily interested in Assyrian and Babylonian history and Mesopotamian scholarly texts of the first millennium B.C.E. He is the author of five books, on Assyrian royal inscriptions, Late Babylonian letters, Mesopotamian text commentaries, and the history of the ancient Near East, and of numerous articles on subjects including cuneiform grammatology, the ancient reception of the Gilgamesh epic and the Babylonian epic of creation, Mesopotamian prophecy, Sumerian royal inscriptions and proverbs, Babylonian prisons, and the history of modern scholarship on the ancient Near East. Frahm teaches on Mesopotamian history, religion, and literature, and the Bible in its ancient Near Eastern setting.
Sponsored by the Marquette University Department of History
For more information, call 414.288.7217 or go to marquette.edu/history.