The Neo-Babylonian Laws (2.133)
(1,454 words)

Subject: Monumental Inscriptions from the Biblical World; Akkadian Monumental Inscriptions; “Functional” Inscriptions; Laws

Commentary

For almost a thousand years after the fall of the Old Babylonian dynasty of Hammurabi, the Assyrian empires held dominance throughout most of the Near East before the Neo-Babylonian dynasty (ca. 635–539 bce), established following the defeat of the Assyrians by the combined Median and Babylonian forces, assumed the central military, political, and cultural posit…

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Roth, Martha, “The Neo-Babylonian Laws (2.133)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 18 August 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-436X_cos_aCOSB_2_133>



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