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The exact transmission of texts in the first millennium BCE - an examination of the cuneiform evidence from Mesopotamia and the Torah scrolls from the western shore of the Dead Sea

@inproceedings{Hobson2009TheET,
  title={The exact transmission of texts in the first millennium BCE - an examination of the cuneiform evidence from Mesopotamia and the Torah scrolls from the western shore of the Dead Sea},
  author={Robert M Hobson},
  year={2009}
}
Certain ancient Near Eastern texts develop over time towards a reasonably stable state of transmission. However, the development towards a single ‘stabilised’ transmitted form that marks the biblical manuscripts between the second century B.C.E. and second century C.E. is often considered to permit the Hebrew bible a unique position in the ancient Near Eastern textual corpus. The degree to which the wider body of ancient Near Eastern texts actually support or undermine this position is the… Expand
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