Withdrawal from Land (3.60)
(2,731 words)

Subject: Archival Documents from the Biblical World; West Semitic Archival Documents; Letters; Egyptian Aramaic

Commentary

Six and one-half years after Mahseiah had allowed Konaiah to add a wall to his house (COSB.3.59), the Khwarezmian Dargamana showed up on Mahseiah’s eastern border and complained that Mahseiah had taken his property. It was in evident disrepair and apparently neither party could produce a document of title. The court, headed by the Persian Dami…

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Porten, Bezalel, “Withdrawal from Land (3.60)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 23 September 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-436X_cos_aCOSB_3_60>



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