Request For Information About The Conflict With Sumu-Epuh (ARM 5.17) (4.49)
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Commentary

Subject: 1Chr 19:1–4; Prov 25:13

This letter was sent to Yasmah-Addu from Ishhi-Addu, the king of Qatna. Qatna was a polity located in western Syria near modern-day Horns (Tell el-Mishrife). Prior to the sending of this letter, these two kings had established amicable relations, which were realized by Ishhi-Addu giving his daughter in marriage to Yasmah-Addu. Yet in this missive Ishhi-Addu wrote to Yasmah-Addu regarding reports that Sumu-epuh, the king of Aleppo, had defeated Shamshi-Adad i…

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Miglio, Adam E., “Request For Information About The Conflict With Sumu-Epuh (ARM 5.17) (4.49)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 19 November 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-436X_cos_aCOSB_4_49>
First published online: 2017



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