The Danish captain Jens Arnold Dietrich Jensen reached, in 1878, the Jensen Nunataks (5400 ft.
Sayce and P. Jensen alone have enlisted any large body of adherents; and the former, who has worked upon his system for thirty years and published in the Proceedings of the Society for Biblical Archaeology for 1907 a summary of his method and results, has proceeded on the more scientific plan.
Lantsheere, De la race et de la langue des Heteens (1891); P. Jensen, Hittiter and Armenier (1898); M.
Gesellschaft (1898); P. Jensen, " Grundlagen fur eine Entzifferung der (Hat.
See Sach, Geschichte der Stadt Schleswig (Schleswig, 1875); and Jensen, Schleswig and Umgebung (Schleswig, 1905).
Harper, in Academy, May 30, 1891; Jensen, Keilinschr.
P. 474 ff.; Jensen, Keil.
9 Jastrow, p. 522 f.; Jensen, vi.
This etymological connexion, suggested by Jensen (Kosmologie, 84), brings the festival of Purim into close relation with the Babylonian New Year festival known as Zagmuku, in which one of the most prominent ceremonials was the celebration of the assembly of the gods under the presidency of Marduk (Merodach) for the purpose of determining the fates of the New Year.
Professors Peter Jensen and Zimmern have also done excellent work in the same field and, together with Haupt, have established the correct method of investigating the Sumerian vocables, which should be studied only in relation to the Sumerian literature.
Danmark Norges Historic, 1720-1814 (Copenhagen, 1891-1894); Soren Bloch Thrige, Danmarks Historic i vort Aarhundrede (Copenhagen, 1888); Marcus Rubin, Frederick VI.'s Tid fra Kielerfreden (Copenhagen, 1895) Christian Frederick von Holten, Erinnerungen; Der deutsch-deinische Krieg (Stuttgart, 1900); Niels Peter Jensen, Den anden slesvigske Krig (Copenhagen, 1900); S.
Smith, Die Keilschrifttexte Asurbanipals (1887-1889); P. Jensen in E.
Peter Jensen has conjectured with slight probability that the Chaldaeans were Semitized Sumerians, i.e.
Add to this, that, according to Jensen, Ishtar in mythology was the cousin of Marduk, just as the legend represents Esther as the cousin of Mordecai.4 The same scholar also accounts for Esther's other name Hadassah (Esth.
Jensen, now followed by Zimmern, is equal to the occasion.
Following the real or fancied light of these names, Prof. Jensen holds that the Esther-legend is based on a mythological account of the victory of the Babylonian deities over those of Elam, which in plain prose means the deliverance of ancient Babylonia from its Elamite oppressors, and that such an account was closely connected with the Babylonian New Year's festival, called Zagmuk, just as the Esther-legend is connected with the festival of Purim.
(3) No such Babylonian account as Jensen postulates can be indicated.
(1891), pp. 1 5716 9, and Keilinschriften and das Alte Testament (3), 485, 515-520, Jensen in Wildeboer's Esther (in Marti's series, 1898), pp.173-175; Winckler, Keilinschriften and das Alte Testament ('), p. 288, Altorientalische Forschungen, 3rd ser.
Virgo, for example, is referred by P. Jensen, on the ground of its harvesting associations, to the fourth millennium B.C., while Aries (according to F.
Schiaparelli, I Precursori del Copernico (1873); Le Sfere Omocentriche di Eudosso (1875); P. Jensen, Kosmologie der Babylonier (1890); F.
Ii.; and P. Jensen, Das Gilgamesch-Epos in der Weltlitteratur.
Zimmern and P. Jensen, compares the dragon of the Apocalypse with the Babylonian Tiamat, thinks that some myth is referred to, and finds the µay€Scov of ApµayEbwv in the divine name `YEVEAAcya5wv, a Babylonian god of the underworld.