Legal texts in cuneiform (LTC) are named after the cuneiform script which had emerged towards the end of the 4th millennium BC in Mesopotamia, spread through the entire Near East, and was used to record the legally relevant proceedings in this area. Similar to Latin writing, cuneiform script in itself does not give any indications about the cultural or legal background of a written document. The use …
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Hengstl, Joachim (Marburg/Lahn),
“Cuneiform, legal texts in”, in:
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