Ritual and Prayer to Ishtar of Nineveh (1.65)
(1,057 words)

Subject: Canonical Compositions from the Biblical World; Hittite Canonical Compositions; Divine Focus; Rituals

Commentary

The beginning of this text, containing a ritual for the goddess, is broken. In §4, where the text becomes legible, the officiant is reciting an invocation.

Ritual and Prayer to Ishtar of Nineveh (1.65)

Subject: Deut 18:9–12; 22:5; 1 Sam 28:8–15; Isa 8:19; 29:4

§3

[…] they cover [her?] with a cloth […] all the singers play [the … –instruments] and sin[g]. […] outside on seven paths […] th…

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Collins, Billie Jean, “Ritual and Prayer to Ishtar of Nineveh (1.65)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 23 September 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-436X_cos_aCOSB_1_65>



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