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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


Chronological Table

Donald Phillip Verene

in Vico's "New Science": A Philosophical Commentary

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501700163
eISBN:
9781501701863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700163.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter discusses the Chronological Table of the New Science. The Chronological Table, the first section of Book 1—Establishment of Principles—shows the origin and genesis of the ancient ... 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


Continuity and Change in the Late Nineteenth Century: New Institutions, Missionary Competition, and the First Generation of Nationalists

Adam H. Becker

in Revival and Awakening: American Evangelical Missionaries in Iran and the Origins of Assyrian Nationalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226145280
eISBN:
9780226145457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226145457.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter describes the development of a progressive Social Gospel at the American mission, the growth of the Syrian Evangelical Church, and the proliferation of a variety of European and American ... More


Hellenism, Cosmopolitanism, and the Role of Babylonian Elites in the Seleucid Empire

Johannes Haubold

in Cosmopolitanism and Empire: Universal Rulers, Local Elites, and Cultural Integration in the Ancient Near East and Mediterranean

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190465667
eISBN:
9780190465681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190465667.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter offers a case study of how Seleucid Babylonian elites experienced their place in an empire that was “universal in aspiration but exclusive in practice.” It focuses on the Babyloniaca, a ... 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


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