[b-hebrew] OT- perspective (was Josiah's book of the Law)

Peter Kirk peterkirk at qaya.org
Fri Aug 5 18:42:00 EDT 2005

On 05/08/2005 17:29, Yitzhak Sapir wrote:

> ...
>Perhaps.  I mean, without a specific inscription I wouldn't know. 
>But, in order to
>name such a specific inscription he has to (1) name one, then (2) to
>show that we
>know that it is not complete, then (3) to show that we know that it is
>not honest, then ...

How about Ramesses II's records of his "victory" at Kadesh, when we know 
from other sources that it was at most a matter of salvaging some honour 
from what was nearly an ignominious rout? No need to appeal to the Bible 
for confirmation, we have that from other archaeological records.

Peter Kirk
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peterkirk at qaya.org (work)

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