The Second Soldiers’ Oath (1.67)
(733 words)

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

Commentary

This text is of New Hittite date and shows many developments from the older example translated above. Among other things, there are marked Hurrian influences.1

The Second Soldiers’ Oath (1.67)

§1´

[… If you transgress these oaths …] may they […], may they […], may they […].

§2´

But [if you keep them], for you (pl.). […] he says: […]

§3´

[He] h[olds] out torches [to them, and says,] “[…] these torches …

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Collins, Billie Jean, “The Second Soldiers’ Oath (1.67)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 21 August 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-436X_cos_aCOSB_1_67>



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