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Prophecy in the ancient Near East : a philological and sociological comparison

Author: Jonathan Stökl
Publisher: Leiden : BRILL, 2012. ©2012
Series: Culture and history of the ancient Near East, v. 56.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Prophecy in the Ancient Near East is the first book-length study that compares all evidence of ancient Near Eastern prophecy, focusing on the Mari texts. It re-evaluates recent scholarship and concludes that prophecy was a widespread phenomenon integrated into divination in general.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Early works
Early works to 1800
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Stökl, Jonathan.
Prophecy in the Ancient Near East : A Philological and Sociological Comparison.
Leiden : BRILL, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Stökl
ISBN: 9789004229938 9004229930
OCLC Number: 794328509
Notes: Revision of the author's thesis (doctoral)--Oriental Institute, Oxford University, 2009.
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 297 pages).
Contents: Introduction --
Introduction to Old Babylonian Prophecy --
Old Babylonian Prophets --
The Prophetic Message --
Further Aspects of Old Babylonian Prophecy --
Conclusions --
Introduction to Neo-Assyrian Prophecy --
Neo-Assyrian Prophets --
The Message --
Other Aspects of Neo-Assyrian Prophecy --
Conclusions --
Introduction to Prophecy in the Hebrew Bible --
The Messengers --
Conclusions --
Comparison of Old Babylonian, Neo-Assyrian and Biblical Prophecy --
Conclusions.
Series Title: Culture and history of the ancient Near East, v. 56.
Responsibility: by Jonathan Stökl.

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