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By Tobias Simon Scheucher

This research investigates the use and transmission of the lexical lists unearthed on the Late-Bronze-Age websites of Hattusha, Ugarit and Emar.
It addresses 3 primary learn foci: (1) the categorical modes of transmission that guided the textual unfold of the lists from Mesopotamia to these ‘peripheral’ websites, (2) the modes of transmission wherein scribes passed down the lists inside their neighborhood traditions, and (3) the  position the lists performed in neighborhood scribal education in addition to the practices  that have been focused on their usage.
For the lists of 13th-centruy Hattusha and, to a definite measure, of 13th-century Emar, their transmissional and sensible context might be proven to vary now not inconsiderably from the context reconstructed for scribal traditions in Mesopotamia right: the practices focused on scribal education in addition to within the renovation of the texts seem to have quite often equipped on writing-based (instead of memory-based) options. So it sort of feels lexical lists weren't anymore the center medium of (primary) scribal education, however the topic of a later, 'academic' part of education.

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