A Lawsuit from Hazor (3.120)
(373 words)

Subject: Archival Documents from the Biblical World; Akkadian Archival Documents; Courtcases; Hazor

Commentary

Hazor, “formerly the head of all those kingdoms” (Josh 11:10), was a major citadel in northern Israel, and the terminus of a trade route which led westward from the Euphrates at Mari, where it is sometimes mentioned in the royal correspondence. A smattering of cuneiform tablets, probably from the end of the Middle Bronze Age (ca. 1600 bce) has so far turned up there (see most recently Horowitz and Shaffer 199…

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Hallo, William W., “A Lawsuit from Hazor (3.120)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 29 April 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-436X_cos_aCOSB_3_120>



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