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Preface to Volume 4 (4.0)
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The need for a supplemental volume to the original three volumes of The Context of Scripture became apparent as the final volume appeared in 2002. There were lacunae that demanded filling. For example, due to circumstances beyond our control, Prof. Hallo and I were compelled to complete the project at that time without having any Neo-Assyrian treaties included. With the happy discovery of the Tell Taʿyinat Esarhaddon Succession Treaty, a remedy in the form of a supplemental volume was further necessitated.

In addition, there were genres that had been overlooked in the devisi…

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Lawson Younger, K., “Preface to Volume 4 (4.0)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 05 December 2021 <>

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