Mari and the Early Israelite Experience

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In 1936 a French archaeological expedition to Mari, the capital of a kingdom on the Middle Euphrates in Syria, uncovered a vast archive of some 25,000 cuneiform tablets. Examining this huge corpus of Old Babylonian documents, mostly from the Mari palace, Malamat provides evidence of how the tablets reveal a vivid picture of Mesopotamia at a time when the Israelites were in their earliest formative stage. The broad spectrum of the Mari documents, from exotic prophecies to political intrigue, provides innumerable ...

Mari and the Early Israelite Experience 1992, British Academy

ISBN-13: 9780197261170

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Mari and the Early Israelite Experience 1990, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780197260722

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