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The Trouble with Nūr-Sin: Zimri-Lim’s Purchase of Alahtum
(Editorial AUSA, 2009)
The Burden of Scribes
"In memory of Thorkild Jacobsen, I dedicate this study of a "Mari" letter (A.427 + M.8431) that Ibalpi-EI, one of Zimri-Lim of Mari's most trusted officers, sent to the king. In it, Ibalpi-EI corrects information he had ...
Utopian and Dystopian Images in Mari Prophetic Texts
(Finnish Exegetical Society, 2006)
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 ...