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Water Beneath Straw. Adventures of a Prophetic Phrase in the Mari Archives
The god of Dagan of Terqa sends Zimri-Lim of Mari a message through a prophetess. Three different officials--the majordomo Sammetar, the priestess Inibshina, and the future Terqa governor Kibri-Dagan (via his son ...
The Posting of Letters with Divine Messages
(Nouvelles assyriologiques BrÃ¨ves et Utilitaires, 1994)
On Reading the Diplomatic Letters in the Mari Archives
(Editions Recherche sur les Civilisations, 2001)
"...one of my main points today is that when we read a document with political information we cannot afford to «let it speak for itself,» but must prod it to betray the motivation behind its writing. We should keep ...
Zimri-Lim's Letter to Tish-ulme
(Nouvelles assyriologiques BrÃ¨ves et Utilitaires, 1989)
Utopian and Dystopian Images in Mari Prophetic Texts
(Finnish Exegetical Society, 2006)
Old Babylonian Tablets From Al-Rimah
(American Oriental Society, 1980)
"This review article of the editio princeps of the OB texts found at Rimah concentrates on the archives that are contemporaneous with the rulers of Zimri-Lim of Mari and Hammurabi of Babylon. Since that edition did not ...
Forcing Morals on Mesopotamian Society
Two Recent Works on Mari
A Satisfying Oath
Time Is Pressing