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The Old Babylonian Tablets from Al-Rimah@@@The Old Babylonian Tablets from Tell al Rimah
A study of all the Old Babylonian tablets from Tell al Rimah found by Professor David Oates during the years of 1964 to 1971.
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Canaanite Maritime Involvement in the Second Millennium B. C.
Professor Sasson traces the history of Cananite shipping. Since there is little documentation before the Late Bronze Age, little is known about the means of trade used by the Canaanites pre BronzeExpand
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A Major Contribution to Song of Songs Scholarship@@@The Song of Songs and the Ancient Egyptian Love Songs
This article welcomes M. Fox's, The Song of Songs and the Ancient Egyptian Love Songs; but it also critically reviews his initial assumptions regarding the relationship between Hebrew and EgyptianExpand
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Circumcision in the Ancient Near East
In this article, Professor Sasson argues that the practice of circumcision may not have passed from Egypt to the Israelites and the Phoenicians, but the opposite. He points to several factors whichExpand
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Ethnic diversity in ancient Egypt
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The King and I : a Mari King in Changing Perceptions
In this journal article, Professor Sasson provides a biographical look at Zimri-Lim, king of the ancient city Mari. Zimri-Lim reigned over Mari for over 30 years. Mari was conquered by Hammurabi ofExpand
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Biographical Notices on Some Royal Ladies from Mari
  • J. Sasson
  • History
  • Journal of Cuneiform Studies
  • 1 April 1973
In the ancient city of Mari, one's status in the community could be measured by the amount of oil you were given by the palace. Professor Jack Sasson uses the archives of Mari to create biographicalExpand
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The Posting of Letters with Divine Messages
Ancient documents from Mesopotamia included "prophetic" texts found at the palace of the city of Mari. Professor Jack Sasson offers a glimpse into some of the letters the Mari elite "embedded" withExpand
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