Re: ANET Quote: "Sixth Year"
- 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.
University of Memphis
--- In ANEfirstname.lastname@example.org, 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
> 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