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Altorientalische Forschungen

Ed. by Novák, Mirko / Hazenbos, Joost / Mittermayer, Catherine / Suter, Claudia E.

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Volume 39, Issue 2


The ‘Song of Release’ Twenty-nine Years after its Discovery

Stefano de Martino
Published Online: 2013-07-26 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1524/aofo.2012.0013


This papers deals with the important Hurrian literary composition ‘the Song of Release’. Its first tablet KBo 32.11 is discussed and a new interpretation of lines iv 13´–14´ is proposed. Further, the tradition of these texts and that of the so-called ‘Parables’ often associated with them is examined.

Keywords: Mittani Letter; Ebla; Hittites; Hurrian Literature; Song of Release

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Published Online: 2013-07-26

Published in Print: 2012-12-01

Citation Information: Altorientalische Forschungen, Volume 39, Issue 2, Pages 208–217, ISSN (Print) 0232-8461, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1524/aofo.2012.0013.

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