A Quotation With Many Applications

„Wie er zu dieser Einschätzung gelangt ist, bleibt ein Ratsel” – something like, “How he came to this assessment remains a puzzle.”
This is from Josef Tropper and Juan-Pablo Vita, “Die keilalphabetische Inscript aus Tiryns,” UF 42 (2010), 693. They were referring to Cohen’s interpretation of the Tiryns cuneiform inscription but it would work in a considerable number of other contexts.

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  1. That sounds a bit like some of Pervo’s footnotes about a popular scholar he pretty obviously disagreed with.

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