In Search of Armi

  title={In Search of Armi},
  author={Alfonso Archi},
  pages={5 - 34}
  • A. Archi
  • Published 1 January 2011
  • History
The older writing of the name of the city of Armi in Eblaite documents is Ar-mi-umki (Bonechi 1990a; genitive form in ARET XII 1108 II 4: PN Ar-mi-imki). It is attested in some documents from the time of the minister Arrukum, forty to thirty-six years before the destruction of Ebla, sometimes together with the later form: Ar-mi ki.1 Arrukum was minister during the last five years of king Irkab-damu (the successor of Igriš-Halab), who probably reigned for eleven years. The king and minister both… 
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