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archeology of the ancient Assyrians

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In part because of the vast influence of German Assyriological scholarship in the American academy, the only archaeology that scholars were interested in pursuing was "Bible lands" archaeology, the excavation of sites in Mesopotamia rather than Palestine.
We have also discovered that, in addition to mammonymy, the Uruk family trees preserve strong evidence for a practice not discussed in the Assyriological literature but which appears throughout genealogical research.
Arnold draws on current Assyriological data to trace the geopolitical realities behind literary references to Babylonians by ancient classical historians such as Herodotus and Berossus and by authors of the Bible.
nzidde has been translated in the relatively recent Assyriological literature either as a modal particle of (in)certitude or as a conditional particle.
In if a Man Builds a Joyfid House: Assyriological Studies in Honor of Erle Verdun Leichty, ed.
This one contains articles by scholars of Luwian, Hittite, and other things Anatolian, while David's Assyriological side is honored by twelve of his Assyriological colleagues in the journal Iraq.
Earlier versions of this paper, respectively focusing on the Biblical and Assyriological aspects of what is discussed below, were read at the 15th World Congress of Jewish Studies (Jerusalem, August 2009) and the 220th meeting of the American Oriental Society (St.
Holtz's work thus fills a longstanding lacuna in Assyriological scholarship and will undoubtedly prove a useful resource for years to come.
Although these methods are mathematically sound and allow one to choose between different chronologies on the basis of computed probabilities, they are complicated and not very suitable to convince the Assyriological community.
In Assyriological as well as in Biblical studies, three premises are assumed concerning Assyrianization: 1) that the Assyrians desired it, 2) that they enforced it, and 3) that it was successful.
Winona Lake, IN: The Casco Bay Assyriological Institute.
As a statement of the current state of research on the ancient northern Mesopotamian state, this volume should find a place in every Assyriological research library.
One important Assyriological contribution in this collection that deserves comment in some detail is that of John Steele, "The Length of the Month in Mesopotamian Calendars of the First Millennium BC" (pp.