8409Re: [ANE-2] ANET Quote: "Sixth Year"
- Jun 19, 2008Have a look at Atrahasis. YOu can find your passage in Lambert and
Millard's edition on pp. 112-115 S vi 1-15. It's the Assyrian
recension. The Old Babyonian version has something parallel on pp. 78-81
II iv 1 ff but it breaks off.
On Thu, 19 Jun 2008, Chris Weimer wrote:
> Can anyone tell me where in Pritchard's ANET or elsewhere can I find a
> text dealing with I think either a famine or a besieged city and where
> it is listed year by year what the people eat. All I remember is that
> in the sixth year, the people resort to cannibalism. Does this passage
> sound familiar to anyone? I'm pretty sure I read it in ANET, although
> it is possible, I suppose, that I might have read it elsewhere.
> Thanks in advance,
> Chris Weimer
> University of Memphis
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