Letter To The God Nergal (ARM 1.3) (4.46)
(752 words)

Commentary

Subject: Deut 28:15–68; Ezek 17:12–29; Jer 22:15; 2 Sam 15:13–37; 1 Kgs 15:1–3, 25–30; 2 Kgs 15:8–9; 2 Kgs 21:18–32; 2 Kgs 23:31–37; 2 Kgs 24:8–9; 2 Chr 33:21–23; 1 Kgs 7:8; Gen 12:1–3; Gen 25:21; Gen 1Sam 1; Gen 2Sam 7; Gen 18:18, 33

ARM 1.3 (4.46) and FM 7.38 (4.47) provide a succinct history of kingship at Mari in the final decades before Hammu-rabi of Babylon destroyed the city. This letter was addressed by Yasmah-Addu, the king of Mari, to the god Nergal. Yasmah-Addu began his missive with a history of kingship at Mari. He prese…

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Miglio, Adam E., “Letter To The God Nergal (ARM 1.3) (4.46)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 12 December 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-436X_cos_aCOSB_4_46>
First published online: 2017



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