Endnotes

1.

Dominique Charpin, “Les Decrets Royaux à l’Epoque Paleo-babylonienne, à Propos d’un Ouvrage Recent,” Archiv für Orient forschung 34 (1987), pp. 36–44.

2.

Maurice Lambert, “Les ‘Reforms’ d’Urukagina,” Revue d’Assyriologie et d’Archeologie orientale 50 (1956), pp. 169–184.

3.

Thorkild Jacobsen, trans., The Harps that Once…: Sumerian Poetry in Translation (New Haven: Yale Univ. Press, 1987), p. 440 (Cylinder B, lines xvii-vii), (statue B, line vii).

4.

Jacob Finkelstein, trans., “The Edict of Ammisaduqa,” in Ancient Near Eastern Texts, ed. James D. Pritchard (Princeton Univ. Press, 1969), p. 526

5.

See A.K. Grayson, Assyrian Rulers of the Third and Second Millennia B.C., Royal Inscriptions of Mesopotamia I (Toronto: Toronto Univ. Press, 1987), p. 15.

6.

Baruch Levine, Leviticus, the Traditional Hebrew Text (Philadelphia, PA: New Jewish Publication Society, 1989).