The Dialogue Between A Supervisor and A Scribe (1.185)
(1,143 words)

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

Commentary

This piece is not unlike the preceding one in that it consists of an altercation between a senior and a junior member of the Eduba. Still, the relationship is subtly different: the senior one is not just a more mature student, but a regular supervisor (an UGULA). He submits the pupil, who is obviously aspiring to higher things at this moment, to a kind of examination which dea…

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Vanstiphout, H. L. J., “The Dialogue Between A Supervisor and A Scribe (1.185)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 25 September 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-436X_cos_aCOSB_1_185>



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