Declarations by royalty?


#1

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My question is: are there any surviving historical documents of these messages declared by any of the OT Kings?


#2

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

google.com/search?q=cyrus+scroll&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a

-Tim-


#3

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.


#4

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