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Mari and the Holy Grail

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dc.contributor.author Sasson, Jack M.
dc.date.accessioned 2010-03-08T16:14:35Z
dc.date.available 2010-03-08T16:14:35Z
dc.date.issued 2006
dc.identifier.citation Sasson, Jack M. "Mari and the Holy Grail." Orientalism, Assyriology, and the Bible. Ed. Stanley W. Holloway. Sheffield, England: Sheffield Phoenix Press, 2006. 186-98. en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1803/3904
dc.description In this article, Professor Sasson's focus is on the relationship shared by Mari and the Bible. The "greatest conjunctions" were discovered in the 1950s and the 1960s when many of the sociological mysteries were uncovered and commented on by major scholars of the time period. More recently, stronger links have been forged between the Mari documents and the Bible. Professor Sasson notes in particular "Durand's "Réalités amorrites et traditions bibliques," and Daniel Fleming's "Mari and the Possibility of Biblical Memory." en_US
dc.publisher Sheffield Phoenix Press en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Mari (Extinct city) en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Zimri-Lim, King of Mari, 18th cent. B.C. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Hammurabi -- King of Babylonia en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Assyro-Babylonian literature -- Relation to the Old Testament. en_US
dc.title Mari and the Holy Grail en_US
dc.type Postprint en_US
dc.description.school Divinity School en_US


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