1975Re: [ANE-2] "Tablets of Shuruppak"
- Jul 12, 2006--- "Ariel L. Szczupak" <ane.als@...> wrote:
> At 12:38 12/07/2006, Peter T. Daniels wrote:Sheesh, those moderators'll pass anything these days!
> >The point is that the phrase "Tablets of Shuruppak" has ...
> ... nothing to do with "tableur of Shtsuppak" even if the bookkeeping
> tablets display some spreadsheet characteristics. To paraphrase
> Clinton, I did not have accounts with these tablets!
> [The heat ...]
Another point in Kramer's favor is that he uses biblical names whenever
he can -- thus Erech is really important early on.
Peter T. Daniels grammatim@...
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