[b-hebrew] 9 "hurrian" words?
Nir cohen - Prof. Mat.
nir at ccet.ufrn.br
Mon Dec 3 13:45:24 EST 2012
i am afraid your interest in hurrian history, the pharaos and year 13-14
is a bit (?) off b-hebrew center, even if you compose a 30,000 word opus
to the contrary, ever repeating the same old arguments.
anyway, since i suspect you are referring to the amarna letters, please
check if they were written in hurrian. to the best of my knowledge, they
were mostly written in a unique mixture of akkadian and NW semitic
[see many papers by moran and others], in which case there is nothing
spectacular in the evidence you bring - and have brought in so many
in fact, i suspect the name you quote is abdi-heba, not ir-heba. this is
significant: while "heba" is (perhaps!) related to a hurrian goddess, but
maybe not, "abdi" is (quite certainly!) semitic. it is a fact that his
hurrian origin has never been established, a reality you prefer to
"forget". see e.g.
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