The Habiru and the Amarna Letters

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7m Feb 22, 2021

In this video, Dr. Aren Maeir addresses a common misconception that the Philistines are mentioned in the Amarna Tablets while also talking about a people mentioned in the writings and that is the Habiru, and a brief conversation about who they are and what did it mean to be a Hebrew or a Habiru?

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