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Transcriptions into Cuneiform
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When Assyria expanded beyond the Euphrates in the mid-9th century B.C.E., she eventually faced forces from Israel and so she began to include Hebrew royal names and place names in her records. For almost two hundred years before that Assyria had been too weak to advance so far west, so no He…

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Millard, Alan, “Transcriptions into Cuneiform”, in: Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics, Edited by: Geoffrey Khan. Consulted online on 12 August 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2212-4241_ehll_EHLL_COM_00000542>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004176423



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