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The Neo-Babylonian Laws (2.133)
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Subject: Monumental Inscriptions from the Biblical World; Akkadian Monumental Inscriptions; “Functional” Inscriptions; Laws


For almost a thousand years after the fall of the Old Babylonian dynasty of Hammurabi, the Assyrian empires held dominance throughout most of the Near East before the Neo-Babylonian dynasty (ca. 635–539 bce), established following the defeat of the Assyrians by the combined Median and Babylonian forces, assumed the central military, political, and cultural position in …

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Roth, Martha, “The Neo-Babylonian Laws (2.133)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 29 November 2021 <>

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