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The Marduk Prophecy (1.149)
(1,198 words)

Subject: Canonical Compositions from the Biblical World; Akkadian Canonical Compositions; Royal Focus; Fictional Royal Autobiography


The Marduk Prophecy is the most complete and clearest example of fictional autobiography which ends with a prophecy. R. Borger has provided a copy, transliteration, translation into German, and commentary on the text.

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Longman III, Tremper, “The Marduk Prophecy (1.149)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 07 December 2021 <>

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