Dialogue of Pessimism or the Obliging Slave (1.155)
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Subject: Canonical Compositions from the Biblical World; Akkadian Canonical Compositions; Individual Focus; Dialogue

Dialogue of Pessimism or the Obliging Slave (1.155)

(1)

[“Slave, oblige me again!”] “Here, master! Here!”

[“Get a move on and get ready] the chariot and harness up so I can go driving to the palace!”

[“Go driving, master, go driving!] You’ll achieve your goal!”

[“…] will show you preference!”

(5)

[“No, slave,] I will not go driving to the palace!”

[“Do not go driving, master, do not go driving!”]

[The palace n]otabl…

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Livingstone, Alasdair, “Dialogue of Pessimism or the Obliging Slave (1.155)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 28 June 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-436X_cos_aCOSB_1_155>



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