Commentaries from ancient mesopotamia: Texts, genres, and hermeneutics

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Akkadian commentaries from ancient Mesopotamia, written on cuneiform tablets dating to the first millennium BCE, deal with various texts and exhibit a variety of hermeneutical techniques and concerns. These commentaries are connected to the process of canonization, and also provide a glimpse into the scholarly environment in which they were produced.

Original languageAmerican English
Article numbere12432
JournalReligion Compass
Issue number7
StatePublished - Jul 2022

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Religious studies


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