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Notes and Communications: The Marketplace
TitleNotes and Communications: The Marketplace
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1995
AuthorsHunt, Jr, Wallace E.
JournalJournal of Book of Mormon Studies
Volume4
Issue2
Pagination138-141
Type of ArticleNotes and Communications
KeywordsCulture; Economics; Geography; Marketplace; Mesoamerica; Nephi (Son of Helaman)
Abstract

The small detail of the “chief market” mentioned in the story of Nephi’s prayer on his tower (Helaman 7:10) corresponds well to what is known of marketplaces in ancient Mesoamerica.

URLhttp://publications.mi.byu.edu/publications/jbms/4/2/S00007-50aa697e5dc317Hunt.pdf

Scripture Reference

Helaman 7:10

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