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Akkadian Sources of the Ninth Century

M. J. GELLER

in Understanding the History of Ancient Israel

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264010
eISBN:
9780191734946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264010.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Scholars interested in the history of Israel often select for study relevant passages from Akkadian historical inscriptions, annals, and chronicles referring to biblical events. This process has ... More


Semiramis' Legacy: The History of Persia According to Diodorus of Sicily

Jan Stronk

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474414258
eISBN:
9781474430975
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414258.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

In Semiramis’ Legacy, the history of Persia (in its widest sense) is followed as it has been described by the Greek author Diodorus of Sicily (first century bc) as a part of his Historical Library. ... More


The World of The Neo-Hittite Kingdoms: A Political and Military History

Trevor Bryce

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199218721
eISBN:
9780191739101
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218721.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, Ancient Religions

This book provides an account of the military and political history of the Neo-Hittite kingdoms, which developed in south-eastern Anatolia and northern Syria during the Iron Age following the ... More


The Neo-Hittite Kingdoms in the Euphrates Region

Trevor Bryce

in The World of The Neo-Hittite Kingdoms: A Political and Military History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199218721
eISBN:
9780191739101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218721.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, Ancient Religions

This chapter is the first of three (Chapters 5–7) which deal at length with the individual Neo-Hittite kingdoms and the kings and royal dynasties which held sway over them. Chapter 5 deals with the ... More


The Kingdoms Evolve (12th–11th centuries)

Trevor Bryce

in The World of The Neo-Hittite Kingdoms: A Political and Military History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199218721
eISBN:
9780191739101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218721.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, Ancient Religions

The chapter looks at the context in which the Neo-Hittite kingdoms began to emerge, perhaps with the initial impetus for their development coming from Carchemish. In the late 12th–early 11th century, ... More


Subjection to Assyria (10th–9th centuries)

Trevor Bryce

in The World of The Neo-Hittite Kingdoms: A Political and Military History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199218721
eISBN:
9780191739101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218721.003.0012
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, Ancient Religions

There is much emphasis in this and in the following chapter on the enterprises of Neo-Assyrian kings in regions west of the Euphrates, and the substantial role many of these kings played in the ... More


Anatolia in the Assyrian Colony Period

TREVOR BRYCE

in The Kingdom of the Hittites

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199281329
eISBN:
9780191706752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199281329.003.02
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

Early in the second millennium, the Assyrians established a number of merchant colonies in Anatolia. In archaeological terminology, the period of the Assyrian colonies, covering the first two ... More


The Lost Peace

Levene Mark

in Devastation: Volume I: The European Rimlands 1912-1938

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199683031
eISBN:
9780191763120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683031.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History, European Modern History

This chapter asks the question could things have been different, could the advent of a more general 'peace' in the 1920s have been accompanied by alternative ways of thinking and practising ... More


Reforging a Forgotten History: Iraq and the Assyrians in the 20th Century

Sargon Donabed

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748686025
eISBN:
9781474408646
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748686025.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Who are the Assyrians and what role did they play in shaping modern Iraq? Were they simply bystanders, victims of collateral damage who played a passive role in the history of the country? How have ... More


Introduction

David M. Carr

in Holy Resilience: The Bible's Traumatic Origins

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300204568
eISBN:
9780300210248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300204568.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This book presents the story of how the Jewish and Christian Bibles both emerged as responses to suffering, particularly group suffering. It discusses the trauma that affected ancient groups. It also ... More


The Birth of Monotheism

David M. Carr

in Holy Resilience: The Bible's Traumatic Origins

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300204568
eISBN:
9780300210248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300204568.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter describes how the success of the Northern Kingdom of Israel was ruined by the Assyrians, an empire based in northern Mesopotamia. It discusses Hosea's picture of the Israeli people and ... More


Ancient History: Assyrians, Chaldeans, and Medes

Jan P. Stronk

in Semiramis' Legacy: The History of Persia According to Diodorus of Sicily

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474414258
eISBN:
9781474430975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414258.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

In this chapter Diodorus himself gets the stage. The story is about the rise and decline of the Assyrian empire, starting with the reigns of Ninus and Semiramis and the construction of subsequently ... More


The Refugee Regime

Laura Robson

in States of Separation: Transfer, Partition, and the Making of the Modern Middle East

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520292154
eISBN:
9780520965669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292154.003.0003
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter looks at the construction of refugee camps, enclaves, and settlements for displaced “minorities” in Syria and Iraq during the interwar period. It argues that this refugee regime spawned ... More


The Transfer Solution

Laura Robson

in States of Separation: Transfer, Partition, and the Making of the Modern Middle East

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520292154
eISBN:
9780520965669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292154.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter traces how the British and French mandates and League drew on Ottoman, Greek/Turkish, and Zionist and “territorialist” models of mass ethnic resettlement to construct plans of removal ... More


The Coming of the Iranians

D. T. Potts

in Nomadism in Iran: From Antiquity to the Modern Era

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199330799
eISBN:
9780199366842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199330799.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

An influx of groups with a nomadic background occurred in the late second or early first millennium bc when the earliest Iranian speakers entered the Iranian plateau from the north, whether via the ... More


An Independence Safe for Empire

Susan Pedersen

in The Guardians: The League of Nations and the Crisis of Empire

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199570485
eISBN:
9780191773709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570485.003.0012
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Political History

Only one mandated territory achieved independence during the system's effective life. This was Iraq, which was ‘emancipated’ and made a League member through Assembly vote in 1932. But with ... More


Deportation

Ryan Gingeras

in Fall of the Sultanate: The Great War and the End of the Ottoman Empire 1908–1922

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199676071
eISBN:
9780191755576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199676071.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter surveys the Ottoman government’s deportation and resettlement policies in Anatolia during the First World War. While Young Turk officials would later claim that military and political ... More


How Does the Arab World Perceive Multiculturalism and Treat its Minorities? The Assyro-Chaldeans of Iraq as a Case Study

Joseph Yacoub

in Multiculturalism and Minority Rights in the Arab World

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199675135
eISBN:
9780191753084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199675135.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines the Assyrian-Chaldeans in Iraq as a case study for changing ideas about minorities in the Arab world. Although united by many social and historical factors, the Arab world is ... More


A Question of Genocide: Armenians and Turks at the End of the Ottoman Empire

Ronald Grigor Suny, Fatma Müge Göçek, and Norman M. Naimark (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195393743
eISBN:
9780190254315
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195393743.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

One hundred years after the deportations and mass murder of Armenians, Assyrians, and other peoples in the final years of the Ottoman Empire, the history of the Armenian Genocide remains a victim of ... More


The Ottoman Treatment of the Assyrians

David Gaunt

in A Question of Genocide: Armenians and Turks at the End of the Ottoman Empire

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195393743
eISBN:
9780190254315
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195393743.003.0012
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter shows that the Assyrians and Armenians suffered similar fates at the hands of the Ottomans during World War I. The region where these two Christian groups were most integrated, the ... More


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