The almattu-azibtu Formula in the Emar Texts

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April 25, 2013

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masamuwa, « The almattu-azibtu Formula in the Emar Texts », REFEMA, ID : 10670/1.ima2pg


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The almattu-azibtu Formula in the Emar Texts Masamichi YAMADA ABSTRACT This study deals with the almattu-azibtu formula, the enigmatic expression that a certain woman is almattu itti almanāti azibtu itti azbāti, "a widow with widows (and) a divorcée with divorcées," which is attested in six Emar texts of Syro-Hittite type. Through an analysis of these texts, the following three features are particularly noteworthy: (1) the women concerned are free women; (2) but they are in a socio-economical...

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