Ammiṣaduqa's Edict and the Babylonian "Law Codes"

  title={Ammiṣaduqa's Edict and the Babylonian "Law Codes"},
  author={J. J. Finkelstein},
  journal={Journal of Cuneiform Studies},
  pages={91 - 104}
The title of Kraus' book is misleading, for it is fal more than the publication of a text with the normal complement of technical detail, commentary, and indices? although all of these are to be found in the present work in as painstaking and exhaustive extent as is ever likely to be encountered in comparable publications. The "Edict" of the title, in fact, serves mainly as a point of departure for a series of excursuses on a whole range of social and economic institutions of the Old Babylonian… Expand
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