This episode Laura and Will discuss Zimri Lim and Will recommends The Half of It. [Disclaimer: some of the sources may contain triggering material] Charpin, Dominique. Writing, Law, and Kingship in Old Babylonian Mesopotamia. University of Chicago Press, 2010. Eskridge Jr, William N. "A history of same-sex marriage." Virginia Law Review (1993): 1419-1513. Gagnon, Robert AJ. The Bible and homosexual practice: Texts and hermeneutics. Abingdon Press, 2010. Ishtup-Ilum, Governor-Prince of Mari. Basalt figure, c. 1800 BCE. From the palace of Zimri-Lim. National Museum, Damascus, Syria. Art Resource. Nemet-Nejat, Karen Rhea. "Women in ancient Mesopotamia." Women’s roles in ancient civilizations (1999): 85-114. Pardee, Dennis. “The Mari Archives.” Ministry Magazine. Apr 1977. Paulissian, Robert. "Adoption in ancient Assyria and Babylonia." Journal of Assyrian Academic Studies 13.2 (1999): 5-34.