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161 The Babylonian army's attack on the Arabs in the Syrian desert during Nebuchadnezzar's 162 sixth regnal year. Akkadian Sources The Nabonidus Chronicle Nabonidus' campaign lO Tema' ( =Grayson, Chronicle 7), and his sojourn there until his i 11 ff. and all col. ii: 1! th regnal year. u;:J Every event in the chronicles ts Jated and usually indudes the month, and sometimes even the day. Consequently, these sourct:s are extremely important, providing as they do a chronological skeleton around which to establish the historical sequence and insert information from other sources which are undated or not in chronological order.

64. For the obverse only see also Streck, ibid, 224- 225. Cf. Rm. vii 94-101 ; K 2802 iv 4- 7; K 3405 rev. 5. In cantrast to Streck. ibid , XXXIX-XL; Bauer, ibid. 64. For its description and parallels see Streck, ibid. XVII -XXI. Tadmor (above, note 140) dates this limmu at ca. C. C. see Streck, ibid. CDLV. CDL VII, CD LXV; Falkner, op. , 116, 118. See Streck, ibid, 65-83; Weippert, op. , 39-73 (a translation and a detailed textual and historical discussion). Thus, for example, the episode of the seizure of Ammuladi and Adiya in the Rassam Cylinder was abridged to the minirnurn (cf.

AR J, § 815 ff. atarikka and Iacks the 27 The Akkadian and Biblical Sources activities in Syria and in Paiestine and its environs, divided as follows: lines 1-8: Northern Syria, the coastal cities of Phoenicia and the kingdom of Damascus;72 8-15: Gaza; 15-19: The kingdom of Israel; 19-26: Samsi queen of the Arabs; 27-33: The surrender of various nomad tribes;73 34: The assignment of Idibi'ilu to the Egyptian border; 35-38: The text is fragmentary and its subject unclear. b) K 3751 (=II R, 67) (=Rost, Thontafelinschrift; ITP, Summ.

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