Long Report On The Crisis Among The Kings In The Upper Jezirah (A.1025) (4.65)
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Commentary

Subject: 1Sam 11; 2 Sam 11:1

Yassi-Dagan, a military commander for Zimri-Lim, wrote this long letter to the king of Mari during the war with Eshnunna. Zimri-Lim had left the upper Habur in order to deal with insurrections along the banks of the Euphrates (cf. A.1215 [4.62] and ARM 2.130 [4.67]). Yet Yassi-Dagan candidly informed the king that his withdrawal to the banks of the Euphrates had fueled speculations and suspicions among the kings in the upper Habur. In particular, Yassi-Dagan named Sasiya, the king of Turukkum (cf. ARM 5.17 [4.49]), as someone who was encouragi…

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Miglio, Adam E., “Long Report On The Crisis Among The Kings In The Upper Jezirah (A.1025) (4.65)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 09 December 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-436X_cos_aCOSB_4_65>
First published online: 2017



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