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By Shalom E. Holtz

Even supposing students have identified of Neo-Babylonian criminal texts virtually given that Assyriology's very beginnings, no entire research of court docket process has been undertaken. This lack is very evident in gentle of reports of court docket strategy in previous sessions of Mesopotamian background. With those reports as a version, this ebook starts via offering a accomplished type of the text-types that made up the 'tablet path' of files of the adjudication of felony disputes within the Neo-Babylonian. In proposing this text-typology, it considers the texts' criminal functionality in the adjudicatory technique. in accordance with this, the e-book describes the adjudicatory technique because it is attested in deepest documents in addition to in documents from the Eanna at Uruk.

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