Annals: Aššur Clay Tablets (2.113B)
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Subject: Monumental Inscriptions from the Biblical World; Akkadian Monumental Inscriptions; Building and Display Inscriptions; Neo-Assyrian Inscriptions

Commentary

Written on clay tablets from Aššur dating to 842 bce, this edition of the annals is identified as Recension C.1 It narrates the military campaigns of Shalmaneser III in chronological order from the accession year to the sixteenth year by using regnal year formula: “in my Xth regnal year (palû).” It includes narration of…

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Younger, K. Lawson, Jr., “Annals: Aššur Clay Tablets (2.113B)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 25 June 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-436X_cos_aCOSB_2_113B>



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