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Relations of Power in Early Neo-Assyrian State Ideology / Mattias Karlsson.

Author:
Karlsson, Mattias, 1973- [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
[Boston: De Gruyter, 2016]
Description:
xiv, 507 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Series:
  • Studies in ancient Near Eastern records ; v. 10. [More in this series]
  • Studies in ancient Near Eastern records, 2161-4415 ; volume 10
Summary note:
"This volume focuses on the state ideology of imperial Assyria in the 9th century BCE, in particular on how power relations among the Mesopotamian deities, the Assyrian king, and the 'foreign lands' are described and depicted. The author also discusses ideological variations among regnal and historical phases, localities, and rulers"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 331-357) and index.
Contents:
Introduction -- The primary sources of the study -- The relationship between the great gods and the foreign lands -- The relationship between the great gods and the king of Assyria -- The relationship between the king of Assyria and the foreign lands -- Ideological development within the reigns -- Local propaganda and regional politics -- Ideological comparison between the reigns -- The development of Assyrian state ideology -- Conclusion of the study -- Appendices and indices: List of the inscriptions; List of the iconography; Spatial distribution of the major primary sources; Deity hierarchy in the texts; Divine titles and epithets in the texts of Ashurnasirpal II; Divine titles and epithets in the texts of Shalmaneser III; Divine titles and epithets in the texts of the other kings; Royal titles and epithets of Ashurnasirpal II; Royal titles and epithets of Shalmaneser III; Royal titles and epithets of the other kings; List of the most common royal titles and epithets I; List of the most common royal titles and epithets II; Visual representations of Ashurnasirpal II; Visual representations of Shalmaneser III and the other kings; List of the most common royal visual representations; Early Neo-Assyrian state ideology in history.
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ISBN:
  • 9781614517443 (hardcover ; acid-free paper)
  • 1614517444 (hardcover ; acid-free paper)
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LCCN:
2016007348
OCLC:
944246172
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