Rationale For Not Going To Mari (ARM 28.51) (4.68)
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Commentary

Subject: 2 Sam 19:31-37

Not long after the conflict with Eshnunna there were several years of relative stability during which Zimri-Lim was not involved in a large-scale war. During this period, there were many letters sent to Mari from Zimri-Lim’s vassals in the upper Habur. These letters provide insight into the local politics of the region. One of the best-documented vassals of Zimri-Lim from this region is Ibal-Addu, the king of Ashlakka. Ibal-Addu had supported Zimri-Lim’s conquest of Mari (ARM 28.77 [4.58]) before becoming the king at Ashlakka, where he rul…

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Miglio, Adam E., “Rationale For Not Going To Mari (ARM 28.51) (4.68)”, 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_68>
First published online: 2017



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