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By Shalom E. Holtz

Even if students have identified of Neo-Babylonian felony texts nearly given that Assyriology's very beginnings, no complete research of court docket technique has been undertaken. This lack is especially obvious in gentle of reports of court docket process in previous sessions of Mesopotamian heritage. With those reports as a version, this ebook starts off via providing a entire class of the text-types that made up the 'tablet path' of files of the adjudication of criminal disputes within the Neo-Babylonian. In providing this text-typology, it considers the texts' felony functionality in the adjudicatory method. according to this, the publication describes the adjudicatory method because it is attested in deepest documents in addition to in documents from the Eanna at Uruk.

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