2 edition of Amorite personal names in the Mari texts found in the catalog.
Amorite personal names in the Mari texts
H. B. Huffmon
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Title: Amorite Tribes Author: CANE Created Date: 1/7/ PM. In fourteen names listed in the morphological and lexical study of personal names in the Ebla texts, one where there are thousands of names collected, of those with the prefix RABA or RABU, seven, or half of the names, has the meaning of ‘Great’, the other seven have the meaning of ‘compensation’. (Pagan p. ) Clearly the Book of.
1. aspect concerns the existence of names in ancient texts like those used in Genesis. The name, Jacob, for instance, has been found in the form Ya `qob-el designating a person in an eighteenth century text from Chagar-bazar in Upper Mesopotamia, and designating a place in Palestine in a list of Thutmose III; also in the form Ya `qob-har as the name of a Hyksos chief. 3 The name. Mari texts speak further of a people called Banu-yamina (Benjamin), 5 and use names built on the same roots as Gad, Dan, Levi, and Ishmael. Later Assyrian texts speak of two cities, Til-turakhi and Sarugi, the equivalents of Terah and Serug, father and prior ancestor of Abraham respectively.
AMORITES. AMORITES (Heb. אֱמֹרִי; Emori), the pre-Israelite inhabitants of the land of Israel. The word appears approximately 85 times in the Hebrew Bible and is used to designate all or part of that population. The Semitic derivation of the word, and possibly also the biblical usage of the term, can be illuminated to some extent from extra-biblical sources. The Egyptian inscriptions, indeed, seem to treat the name of the original country Amor as a geographical term, always connecting it with the article, while Amorite is in the Bible an ethnic name. How the Amorites, or at least their name, came to Palestine, still awaits .
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Baltimore, John Hopkins Press  (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors /. URI: ?url_ver=Z&rft_val_fmt=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:dissertation&res_dat=xri:pqm&rft_dat=xri:pqdissCited by: ↑ Herbert B. Huffmon, Amorite Personal Names in the Mari Texts (Baltimore, Maryland: The John Hopkins Press, ), ↑ Winfried Thiel, “Omri,” in D.
Freedman, ed. Anchor Bible Dictionary V HALOT also suggests the possibility that the etymology. Amorites in the OT. The term “Amorite” is used in several distinct ways in the OT.
Occasionally (Gen ) it denotes the pre-Israelite population in general. In other places, when it is paired and contrasted with the name “Hittite” (Ezek ), the former may represent southern Syro-Pal.
For Amorite rulers governed Assyria in the NE, Babylonia in the SE, Mari and Yamkhad-Aleppo in the W. In addition tribes of Amorites who had not yet decided to become fully sedentary roamed about in the vicinity of Mari. The names of the tribes have a strangely Biblical ring to them: Banū-Yamīna, Ḫanū, Sutū.
From a linguistic point of view the Mari texts have aided OT study in the wealth of Amorite personal names, many of which resemble OT personal names. Also of interest to OT students are the so-called “Yahweh names” of Mari.
The verse actually refers generally to the prohibition against "the doings of the land of Canaan" in general. The Mishnah (Ḥul. ) forbids as "Amorite practices" the burial at the crossroads of the afterbirth of the first born of an animal which had been set aside for an offering, or hanging it on a tree.
Amurru and Martu are also names given in Akkadian and Sumerian texts to the god of the Amorite/Amurru people, This god Amurru/Martu is sometimes described as a shepherd and as a son of the sky god Anu. He is sometimes called bêlu &;ad&; or bêl &;adê lord of the mountain dúr-hur-sag-gá sikil-a-ke 4.
In Sumerian they were known as the Martu or the Tidnum (in the Ur III Period), in Akkadian by the name of Amurru, and in Egypt as Amar, all of which mean 'westerners' or 'those of the west', as does the Hebrew name : Joshua J. Mark. Amorite Personal Names in the Mari Texts: A Structural and Lexical Study by Herbert B Huffmon starting at $ Amorite Personal Names in the Mari Texts: A Structural and Lexical Study has 1 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.
Mari is known to have reinforced its walls in an effort to keep the Amorites out, but by c. BCE, this proved futile and the Shakkanakku fell. Amorite Period. Around BCE, the Amorite ruler, Yaggid-Lim took control of Mari and replaced the "Shakkanakku Dynasty" with one referred to today as the "Lim" or "Amorite Dynasty." With a notable Author: Henry Curtis Pelgrift.
Amorite Personal Names in the Mari Texts: A Structural and Lexical Study. Baltimore, Remo Mugnaioni. “Notes pour servir d’approche à l’amorrite” Travaux 16 – La sémitologie aujourd’hui.
Aix-en-Provence: Cercle de Linguistique d’Aix-en-Provence, Centre des Extinct: 2nd millennium BC. The Ebla texts refer to an Amoriteor king, named Amuti, in the s B.C. The Amorite kingdom, ki in Sumerian, seems to have been centered in Syria around Jebel Bishri, a mountain on the west bank of the Euphrates about 30 miles west of Deir ez-Zor.
History. In the earliest Sumerian texts, all western lands beyond the Euphrates, including the modern Levant, were known as "the land of the (Amorites)". The term appears in Enmerkar and the Lord of Aratta, which describes it in the time of Enmerkar as one of the regions inhabited by speakers of a different language.
Another text known as Lugalbanda and the Anzud bird describes how, 15References in M. Coogan, West Semitic Personal Names in the Murasii Documents (Missoula, MT, ), pp. 14, For other qtltr names in first-millennium. Today, the city of Mari is known under the modern name of ‘Tall al-Ḥarīrī.’ Mari was also known to be the ancient city of the Sumerians.
The ancient texts found in this city date from 18B.C. and are written in the Akkadian-language, and refer to the Amorites by the name of the warlike tribe, ‘Banuyamina.’. Introduction. The Amorites (Sumerian ) were an ancient Semitic-speaking people  from Syria who also occupied large parts of southern Mesopotamia from the 21st century BC to the end of the 17th century BC, where they established several prominent city-states in existing locations, notably Babylon, which was raised from a small town to an independent state and a major city.
In this new Mesopotamian Civilizations volume, Professor Heimpel collects the corpus of the Mari correspondence and provides an introduction, a reconstruction of events during Zimri-Lim's reign, and English translations of these Mari texts (26/1, 26/2, 27, and additional texts).In this new Mesopotamian Civilizations volume, Professor Heimpel collects the corpus of the Mari correspondence and provides an introduction, a reconstruction of events during Zimri-Lim's reign, and English translations of these Mari texts (including ARMT 26/1, 26/2, 27, and additional texts).The principal source of our knowledge of the Amorite language is the corpus of Amorite personal names, most of them from the Mari texts.
This language is a member of the western branch of the Sem. family, closely related to Ugaritic, Canaanite, Hebrew and Arabic.