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Ethnicity in Ancient Mesopotamia

Book Specifications
VIII, 455 pp.
Illustrations: yes

Ethnicity in Ancient Mesopotamia

2005  |  PIHANS Volume 102 Papers Read at the 48th Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale, Leiden 1-4 July 2002 ISBN 13: 978-90-6258-313-3

R. Kalvelagen, D. Katz, W.H. van Soldt
G. van DRIEL: Ethnicity, how to cope with the subject; J. BÄR: Die Beziehungen zwischen Mari und Assur während der Sakkanakku-Periode; P.-A. BEAULIEU: The god Amurru as emblem of ethnic and cultural identity?; T. BOIY: Akkadian-Greek double names in Hellenistic Babylonia; A.M.G. CAPOMACCHIA: Alexander’s Orient: a question of ethnicity; D. COLION: Examples of ethnic diversity on Assyrian reliefs; C. DE BERNARDI: Methodological problems in the approach to ethnicity in Ancient Mesopotamia; J.S. Du TOIT: Intellectual colonization, power and identity: Assurbanipal and the universal collection of information; M.A. FITZGERALD: The ethnic and political identity of the Kudur-mabuk dynasty; M. FORLANINI: Un peuple, plusieurs noms: le problème des ethniques au Proche Orient ancien. Cas connus, cas à découvrir; R.N. FRYE: Ethnicity in the Assyrian and Achaemenid empires; J.G. FUENSENTA & P. CHARVÀT: Halafians and Ubaidians: the case of Tilbes Höyük in Birecik (southeastem Turkey); J.-J. GLASSNER: Les sumériens, inventeurs de l’écriture cunéiforme; A. GODDEERIS: The emergence of Amorite dynasties in northern Babylonia during the early Old Babylonian period; W.W. HALLO: New light on the Gutians; B.J.J. HARING: Occupation: foreigner. Ethnic difference and integration in Pharaonic Egypt; M. HELTZER: Again on seals of exiles; S. JAKOB: Zwischen Integration und Ausgrenzung Nichtassyrer in mittelassyrischen "Westreich"; B.A. LEVINE: Some indices of Israelite ethnicity; T.N.D. METTINGER: The dying and rising god: the peregrinations of a mytheme; M. MILLER: Ethnic approaches to Akkadian: the Egyptian case; D. NADALI: The representation of foreign soldiers and their employment in the Assyrian army; P. NEGRI SCAFA: Ethnical and cultural aspects related to personal names: the names of the scribes in the kingdom of Arrapha; M. NOVÁK: Arameans and Luwians - processes of an acculturation; O. PEDERSÉN: Foreign professionals in Babylon: evidence from the archive in the palace of Nebuchadnezzar II; S. RICHARDSON: Trouble in the countryside ana tarsi Samsuditana: militarism, Kassites, and the fall of Babylon I; M. RIVAROLI & L. VERDERAMA: To be a Non-Assyrian; M. ROAF: Ethnicity and Near Eastern archaeology: the limits of inference; G. RUBIO: On the linguistic landscape of early Mesopotamia; L. SASSMANNSHAUSEN: Sumerians and "Akkadians" in the Akkadian period; G. STEINER: Gibt es ein vor-sumerisches Substrat im südlichen Mesopotamien?; J. TAVERNIER: Reflections on the origin and the early history of Tir; S. TRICOLI: Sargon the Semite: preliminary reflections on a comparative study on Sargon of Akkad and his dynasty; R.J. van der SPEK: Ethnic segregation in Hellenistic Babylon; G. WHITTAKER: The Sumerian question: reviewing the issues; C. WILCKE: ED LÚ A und die Sprache(n) der archaischen Texte; WU Yuhong: Two Sumerian names in the mouths of the Akkadians: the etymology of Nanna and Inanna, "the Lord of Heaven" and "the Queen of Heaven".