Literature for English readers.- lecture 1. Babylonia and Palestine.- lecture 2. Babylonian and Hebrew literature.- lecture 3. Manners and social customs of the Bayblonians and Hebrews.- lecture 4. Babylonian and Hebrew social life and custom, measures and weights, trade and commerce, temples and estates, letter-writing.- lecture 5. Religion of the Babylonians.- lecture 6. Religion of the Hebrews to the exile.- lecture 7. Religion of the Hebrews after 597 B.C.- Appendix: Cuneiform texts.