Zarpiya’s Ritual (1.64)
(1,308 words)

Subject: Canonical Compositions from the Biblical World; Hittite Canonical Compositions; Divine Focus; Rituals

Commentary

The Ritual of Zarpiya a is the second of three scapegoat rituals contained on a single Sammeltafel. The author of the text is from Kizzuwatna and as a result the text is laden with Luwian words and incantations, often rendering translation difficult. The first half of the ritual involves an oath–taking on the part of the participants; the second …

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Collins, Billie Jean, “Zarpiya’s Ritual (1.64)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 25 March 2017



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