Declarations by royalty?


I’ve been reading more of the OT lately. I’ve noticed that in almost every book containing a kingdoms of any kind the king will make a decree about a law or about one of his subjects that gets delivered throughout the kingdom.

My question is: are there any surviving historical documents of these messages declared by any of the OT Kings?


Persian King Cyrus’ declaration of freedom for the exiled Jews likely survived in the form of the “Cyrus Cylinder.”



English common law is largely unwritten. England’s constitution is said to be unwritten. I think English common law is derived from the common law of Israel.


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