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Re: ANET Quote: "Sixth Year"

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  • Chris Weimer
    That s certainly what I was looking for! I found it in Pritchard too, in case any one has that instead, p. 105. Many thanks to both of you for pointing it out.
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      That's certainly what I was looking for! I found it in Pritchard too,
      in case any one has that instead, p. 105. Many thanks to both of you
      for pointing it out.

      Chris Weimer
      University of Memphis

      --- In ANE-2@yahoogroups.com, victor avigdor hurowitz <victor@...> wrote:
      >
      > Have 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.
      > Victor Hurowitz
      > BGU
      >
      >
      >
      > 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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