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This section contains a list of abbreviations used in the book, which offers a comparison between parts of First Isaiah and the Assyrian prophecies. The topics dealt with in the comparison are the interrelation of prophetic oracles and historical events, the functions of the prophets, and the literary development of prophecy. The study shows that ancient Israelite prophecy, of which the historical Isaiah was an exponent, and much in conformity with ancient Near Eastern prophecy in general.

Keywords: Assyrian prophecy; Isaiah tradition; prophetic oracles; prophets; seventh-century Assyria



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