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Anatolia and the Jazira during the Old Assyrian period

Book Specifications
X, 251 pp.

Anatolia and the Jazira during the Old Assyrian period

2008  |  PIHANS Volume 111 Old Assyrian Archives, Studies, Volume 3 ISBN 13: 978-90-6258-322-5  |  ISSN: 1571-5728

“Anatolia and the Jazira” collects the proceedings of a symposium held at Leiden University in December 2005. It contains 11 studies on the geography, history and linguistic complexity of Central Anatolia and Northern Syria during the period of Old Assyrian commercial involvement.

The Jazira -
Klaas R. Veenhof, Across the Euphrates.
Jesper Eidem, Old Assyrian trade in Northern Syria. The evidence from Tell Leilan (pdf).
Michaël Guichard, Nahur et la route des marchands assyriens à l’époque de Zimrî-Lîm.

Anatolia -
Massimo Forlanini, The historical geography of Anatolia and the transition from the kārum-period to the Early Hittite Empire.
Gojko Barjamovic, The geography of trade. Assyrian colonies in Anatolia c. 1975-1725 BC and the study of early interregional networks of exchange.
Şevket Dönmez and Aslıhan Yurtsever Beyazıt, A general look at the Central Black Sea region during the Middle Bronze Age and a new approach to the Zalpa problem in the light of new evidence.
Petra M. Goedegebuure, Central Anatolian languages and language communities in the Colony period: A Luwian-Hattian symbiosis and the independent Hittites.
Gernot Wilhelm, Hurrians in the Kültepe texts.
Sophie Démare-Lafont, Aspects du commerce international des Assyriens en Anatolie.
Cécile Michel, Les Assyriens et leurs femmes anatoliennes.
Guido Kryszat, The use of writing among the Anatolians.

Indexes -
Selected personal names
Selected words
Text citations

This volume is available from Peeters Publishers, Leuven.