The Impact of Sargon & Enheduanna on Land Rights in Deuteronomy

@article{Benjamin2019TheIO,
  title={The Impact of Sargon \& Enheduanna on Land Rights in Deuteronomy},
  author={Don C. Benjamin},
  journal={Biblical Theology Bulletin},
  year={2019},
  volume={49},
  pages={22 - 31}
}
Hormuzd Rassam (1826-1910) and Austen Henry Layard (1817–1894) recovered the Birth Stories of Sargon copied or composed under Sargon II (722–705 BCE). Existing studies of their intriguing parallels with the Birth Stories of Moses (Exod 1:22–2:10) emphasize shared motifs—unwanted pregnancy, secret birth. abandoned newborn, adoption by an outsider, river ordeal and protection by a divine patron. Here I am proposing that the Birth Stories of Moses parallel the Birth Stories of Sargon to compare… 
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