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Abraham and Idrimi
|Title||Abraham and Idrimi|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2013|
|Journal||Journal of the Book of Mormon and Other Restoration Scripture|
|Keywords||Abraham (Prophet); Ancient Near East; Archaeology; Idrimi|
Idrimi of Alalakh lived in Syria about a century after Abraham and left an autobiographical inscription that is the only such item uncovered archaeologically from Middle Bronze Age Syro-Palestine. The inscription of Idrimi and the Book of Abraham share a number of parallel features and motifs. Some of the parallels are a result of similar experiences in their lives and some are a result of coming from a similar culture and time.
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