By Uri Gabbay
Within the Exegetical Terminology of Akkadian Commentaries Uri Gabbay deals the 1st certain research of the well-developed set of technical phrases present in historical Mesopotamian commentaries. figuring out the hermeneutical functionality of those phrases is key for reconstructing the traditional Mesopotamian exegetical culture. utilizing the exegetical terminology attested within the huge corpus of Akkadian commentaries from the 1st millennium BCE, the e-book addresses the hermeneutics of the commentaries, investigates the scholastic atmosphere during which they have been composed, and considers the connection among the terminology of commentaries and the divine authority of the texts they elucidate. The ebook concludes with a comparative learn that lines hyperlinks among the terminology utilized in Akkadian commentaries and that utilized in early Hebrew exegesis.