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Indenture at Nuzi

Barry L. Eichler

Indenture at Nuzi

the personal tidennūtu contract and its Mesopotamian analogues

by Barry L. Eichler

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nuzi (Extinct city),
  • Iraq
    • Subjects:
    • Security (Law) -- Iraq -- Nuzi (Extinct city),
    • Security (Assyro-Babylonian law),
    • Nuzi (Extinct city)

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [153]-157.

      Statementby Barry L. Eichler.
      SeriesYale Near Eastern researches, 5
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLAW
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 163 p.
      Number of Pages163
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5430560M
      ISBN 100300014678
      LC Control Number73077148

      Nuzi, which is now called Yorghan Tepe and lies near the heart of the oil fields of northeastern Iraq, was excavated by Harvard from to Two things make Nuzi an excellent place for studying life in Near Eastern towns of the second millennium B.C. The first is the nearly complete archaeological exposure of the site. This book concentrates particularly on how the Assyrian use of written documentation affected the nature and ethos of government, and compares this to contemporary practices in other palatial administrations at Nuzi, Alalah, Ugarit, and in Greece.

      BIBLICAL CUSTOMS AND THE NUZU TABLETS One of the main reasons that Scripture is often misunderstood is the fact that its readers are generally unfamiliar with the ways of mankind in Bible lands and Bible times. If the scribes had prepared an edition of Holy Writ for us of the twentieth century A. D., they would have taken far lessFile Size: 1MB. Barrons Dictionary | Definition for: indenture. legal document that specifically states the conditions under which a bond has been issued, the rights of the bondholders, and the duties of the issuing corporation; also called bond indenture; deed of indenture normally contains a number of standard and restrictive provisions (covenant), including a sinking fund requirement, a minimum.

      Nuzi - an ancient Mesopotamian city southwest of Kirkuk in modern Iraq. Excavations were carried out at Nuzi by American teams from to The major find was more than 5, family and administrative archives spanning six generations, ca. . The laws of the Hebrew slave are often held up as the best example of the need for a source-critical approach to the Torah. In this essay, I argue that this conclusion goes beyond the evidence, since it is based on certain assumptions about how to read biblical law. Knowledge of the social realities of slavery in the ancient Near East shows that, rather than being contradictory, the text is.


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The Nuzi texts are ancient documents found during an excavation of Nuzi, an ancient Mesopotamian city southwest of Kirkuk in modern Al Ta'amim Governorate of Iraq, located near the Tigris river.

The site consists of one medium-sized multiperiod tell and two small single period mounds. The texts are mainly legal and business documents. They have also been viewed as evidence for the age and.

Ancient Nuzi, buried beneath modern Yorghan Tepe in northern Iraq, is a Late Bronze Age town belonging to the kingdom of Arrap a that has yielded between 6, and 7, legal, economic and administrative tablets, all belonging to a period of some five generations (ca.

B.C.E.) and almost all from known archaeological by: 1. Eichler, Barry L. Indenture at Nuzi. New Haven: Yale University Press, New Haven: Yale University Press, Inheritance by Daughters in Israel and the Ancient Near East. Nuzu, ancient Mesopotamian city, located southwest of Kirkūk, Iraq.

Excavations undertaken there by American archaeologists in –31 revealed material extending from the prehistoric period to Roman, Parthian, and Sāsānian periods. In Akkadian times (– bc) the site was called Gasur; but. Indenture at Nuzi: The Personal Tidennutu Contract and Its Mesopotamian Analogues (Near Eastern Researches Series): ISBN () Hardcover, Yale University Press, Founded inhas become a leading book price comparison site.

Nuzi (no͞o`zē), site near Kirkuk, N nds of clay tablets unearthed there bear inscriptions said to have been made by the Horims (or Horites) of the Bible. The tablets, which are in Akkadian, reveal much about ancient laws and customs.

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Ab Akkadian cuneiform clay tablets were found in Nuzu just east of ancient Asshur (modern Iraq). They describe life in northern Mesopotamia in around the 14th to 15th cent.

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OUT OF PRINT Nuzi at Seventy-Five [] Year: Hardcover - CDL Press edited by David I. Owen and Gernot Wilhelm The publication of the tenth volume of Studies on the Civilization and Culture of Nuzi and the Hurrians, on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the start of the Nuzi excavations, includes all sixteen papers from the "Nuzi and the Hurrians" sessions of the 45th.

General studies and excavations at Nuzi 9/1; v. Joint expedition with the Iraq Museum at Nuzi VII / by Ernest R. Lacheman and Maynard P. Maidman --Partial contents only. The eastern archives of Nuzi / by Martha A. Morrison. And, Excavations at Nuzi 9/2 / by Ernest R. Lacheman, Martha A.

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61 likes. We are Publishing Company dedicated to providing great books for low ers: She suggests, furthermore, additional avenues of research to follow in the analysis of other segments of the Nuzi archives. The second part of the late E. R. Lacheman's Excavations at Nuzi, volume 9 is also published in this volume.

Texts selected for publication were chosen to coordinate with Morrison's study.