The Dialogue Between An Examiner and A Student (1.186)
(892 words)

Subject: Canonical Compositions from the Biblical World; Sumerian Canonical Compositions; Individual Focus; School Dialogues


In this composition we again have a dialogue, but now it takes the form of a viva voce examination. One might say that it looks like a final examination, wherein the student may be said to try for graduation. Apparently it takes place before an external examiner: the student keeps referring to his teacher. In a second part, not tr…

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Vanstiphout, H. L. J., “The Dialogue Between An Examiner and A Student (1.186)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 17 March 2018 <>

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