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The ENGAR/ikkarum at Mari

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dc.contributor.author Sasson, Jack M.
dc.date.accessioned 2010-03-22T16:38:49Z
dc.date.available 2010-03-22T16:38:49Z
dc.date.issued 1976
dc.identifier.citation Sasson, Jack M. "The ENGAR/ikkarum at Mari." Kramer Anniversary Volume: Cuneiform Studies in Honor of Samuel Noah Kramer. Ed. B.L. Eichler. Neukirchner-Vluyn: Neukirchener Verlagshaus, 1976. 401-9. en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1803/3939
dc.description.abstract "The main purpose of this paper, offered in tribute to the doyen of Sumerian belles-lettres, is to collect the Mari evidence on the figure of the E/i. Its conclusions do not mean to dispute the third definition of the CAD and the AHw ("Farm bailiff/Gutsinspektor,).8 However, Mari's rich epistolary, economic, and, to a lesser degree, legal documentation offer us an exceptionally good opportunity to add a welcome dimension to our assessment of this office. By means of prosopographical research, I aim to reconstruct the career of those individuals, 'plowmen' aside, who were given the title of E/i. I shall first discuss those texts; mostly economic and administrative, which reveal little beyond the name of the E/i. I shall then gather letters which speak of unnamed E/i.'s, and finally, collect letters in which an E/i. is identified by name." en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Neukirchener Verlagshaus en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Assyro-Babylonian letters en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Mari (Extinct city) -- History -- Sources en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Zimri-Lim, King of Mari, 18th cent. B.C. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Agriculture -- Syria -- Mari (Extinct city) en_US
dc.title The ENGAR/ikkarum at Mari en_US
dc.description.school Divinity School en_US


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