Ancient Near Eastern Texts: Relating to the Old Testament

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Princeton Universty Press, 1950 - Bible - 526 pages
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A valuable, if somewhat expensive addition

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Any serious student of the Bible knows that it was not written in a cultural vacuum. Large segments of the statutory materials in the Torah, for example, rely heavily on predecessor materials from ... Read full review

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An invaluable part of my research on the Hyksos establishing the dates for Joseph's sojourn in Egypt. It was indicative of the decade of Joseph's birth, that is otherwise only implied in the Book of Genesis.

Contents

Egyptian Myths Tales and Mortuary Texts John A Wilson
3
Sumerian Myths and Epic Tales S N Kramer
37
Akkadian Myths and Epics E A Spciser
60
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