• Pamela Barmash deposited Amnesty and Reform Texts in the group Group logo of Biblical StudiesBiblical Studies on Humanities Commons 2 years, 8 months ago

    Amnesty and Reform Texts. Edicts of amnesty and reform decreed by a king intervened in economy and society, invalidating loans, pledges and sales, cancelling debts, and issuing behavioral instructions to government officials. They were dated to a specific time at which their provisions would come into effect.