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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 ...
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 ...
Some Comments on Archive Keeping at Mari
(British School of Archaeology in Iraq, 1972)
The Trouble with Nūr-Sin: Zimri-Lim’s Purchase of Alahtum
(Editorial AUSA, 2009)
The ENGAR/ikkarum at Mari
(Neukirchener Verlagshaus, 1976)
"The main purpose of this paper, offered in tribute to the doyen of Sumerian belles-lettres, is to collect the Mari evidence on the figure of the E/i. Its conclusions do not mean to dispute the third definition of the CAD ...
The King and I : a Mari King in Changing Perceptions
(American Oriental Society, 1998)
Isaiah LXVI 3-4a
"This paper will proceed as follows: it will establish a plausible translation for Isa. lxvi 3-4a, discuss a Mari letter, ARM II : 37, and allude to other Near Eastern documentation in order to focus on an unusual practice ...
Two Recent Works on Mari
A Satisfying Oath