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School Dialogues (1.SU.C.6)
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Subject: Canonical Compositions from the Biblical World; Sumerian Canonical Compositions; Individual Focus

6. School Dialogues

This section has been included for a very special reason. The Scriptural parallels here might be are few in number, and inherently vacuous, if not nugatory. And that is precisely the point: the rich ‘school literature’ in Sumerian from Old Babylonian Mesopotamia shows a striking and very meaningful contrast between the two cultures. In the Mesopotamian case the perception, ordering and…

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“School Dialogues (1.SU.C.6)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 03 December 2021 <>

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