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Crossing of the Taurus (1.73)
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Subject: Canonical Compositions from the Biblical World; Hittite Canonical Compositions; Royal Focus; Historiography

Crossing of the Taurus (1.73)

Subject: Num 16:15; 1 Sam 12:3; Gen 27:40; Lev 26:13; Deut 28:48; 1 Kgs 12:4–14; Isa 14:25; Jer 27:8; Jer 5:22; Deut 33:17; Pss 22:22; 92:11


Thus (says) Puḫanu, the servant of Šarmaššu […] A person to him […] is dressed in a colorful tunic/garment. On his head a basket1 has been placed. He holds his bow (variant: a bow). He has called for help, (saying:) “What have I done? What?”


“I haven’t…

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Hoffner, Harry A., Jr., “Crossing of the Taurus (1.73)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 05 December 2021 <>

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