Will of Ammitaku Leader of Alalakh (2.136)
(364 words)

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

Commentary

This Middle Bronze Age (Level VII) text may be compared to the account of David’s arrangement for the public proclamation of Solomon as king and his successor in 1 Kings 1. Both examples reflect the concern for royal succession which provides for the stability of the government.

Will of Ammitaku Leader of Alalakh (2.136)

Subject: 2 Sam 10:6, 8

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Ammitaku

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the governor of Alalakh,1  a 

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d…

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Hess, Richard S., “Will of Ammitaku Leader of Alalakh (2.136)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 27 June 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-436X_cos_aCOSB_2_136>



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