Andurārum and Mīšarum: Comments on the Problem of Social Edicts and Their Application in the Ancient near East

@article{Lemche1979AndurrumAM,
  title={Andurārum and Mī{\vs}arum: Comments on the Problem of Social Edicts and Their Application in the Ancient near East},
  author={N. P. Lemche},
  journal={Journal of Near Eastern Studies},
  year={1979},
  volume={38},
  pages={11 - 22}
}
  • N. P. Lemche
  • Published 1979
  • History
  • Journal of Near Eastern Studies
  • As a result of F. R. Kraus's publication of the Edict of Ammisaduqa, several scholars have tried to prove-partly based on Kraus's material mostly belonging to the Old Babylonian period, partly based on institutions mentioned in the Old Testament, namely the Sabbatical year and the year of Jubilee (Jobel)-the existence of a social institution outside Israel of an importance and a dimension comparable to the year of Jobel and the year of Sabbath in the Old Testament. This institution is thought… CONTINUE READING
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