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Prophets and Prophecy in the Ancient Near East
by Martti Nissinen
contributions by C. L. Seow, Robert K. Ritner and H. Craig Melchert
SBL Press, 2019
eISBN: 978-0-88414-341-3 | Cloth: 978-0-88414-340-6 | Paper: 978-1-62837-228-1

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ABOUT THIS BOOK

A new, expanded edition of a classic reference tool


This volume of more than 170 documents of prophecy from the ancient Near East brings together a representative sample of written documents from Mesopotamia, the Levant, and Egypt dating to the second and first millennia BCE. Nissinen's collection provides nonspecialist readers clear translations, transliterations, and discussions of oracles reports and collections, quotations of prophetic messages in letters and literature, and texts that reference persons with prophetic titles. This second edition includes thirty-four new texts.


Features:


  • Modern, idiomatic, and readable English translations

  • Thirty-four new translations

  • Contributions of West Semitic, Egyptian, and Luwian sources from C. L. Seow, Robert K. Ritner, and H. Craig Melchert

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