1962Re: [ANE-2] "Tablets of Shuruppak"
- Jul 11, 2006On Tue, Jul 11, 2006 at 03:44:23PM -0700, Peter T. Daniels wrote:
> --- "William D. Tallman" <wdtallman@...> wrote:
> But whence the "meme" (if you will) "Tablets of Shuruppak" as a corpusPerhaps Jestin's work might shed some light on this? Given a
> that contains precious information about pre-biblical peoples and as an
> auhtoritative source of information on the third millennium?
> Peter T. Daniels grammatim@...
publication date of 1937, some amount of speculation could have become
self-replicating in the interim. And your use of the term
"pre-biblical", if a part of the 'meme', probably gives the whole thing
away: Bible oriented scholarship, probably considered more legitimate
then than now, could well have provided the necessary platform of
assumptions and substitution of plausibility for certainty required for
such a meme to arise.
Guess one is constrained to wait until Steible and Yildiz have a
Can you acquire or gain access to Jestin's work?
- << Previous post in topic Next post in topic >>