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Absorption by Assyria (8th century)

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/9780199218721.003.0013
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, Ancient Religions

This chapter witnesses the reduction of the Neo-Hittite kingdoms, along with many other cities and states west of the Euphrates, from sometime tributaries of the Assyrians to mere provincial ... More


Assyrian Tributes

Zvi Ben‐Dor Benite

in The Ten Lost Tribes: A World History

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195307337
eISBN:
9780199867868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307337.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter presents the historical circumstances that gave birth to the story of the Ten Lost Tribes in the 8th and 7th centuries BCE. The two most important elements in this chapter are the ... More


Curly-Haired Heroes and the Legacy of Akkadian Seals

Melissa Eppihimer

in Exemplars of Kingship: Art, Tradition, and the Legacy of the Akkadians

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190903015
eISBN:
9780190903046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190903015.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, History of Art: pre-history, BCE to 500CE, ancient and classical, Byzantine

Cylinder seals potentially played a key role in the visual legacy of Akkadian kingship, but the post-Akkadian history of one Akkadian seal motif, the contest scene, suggests that cylinder seals were ... More


Sargon II (722–705)

David Kertai

in The Architecture of Late Assyrian Royal Palaces

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198723189
eISBN:
9780191789724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723189.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, World History: BCE to 500CE

Chapter 5 focuses on the main palaces of Sargon’s newly founded royal town of Dur-Sharruken. It is unclear whether these palaces were ever completely finished, but they were certainly not occupied ... More


Herodotus and the Transformation of Ancient Near Eastern Motifs: Darius I, Oebares, and the Neighing Horse

Robert Rollinger

in Interpreting Herodotus

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198803614
eISBN:
9780191842016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803614.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

A revealing and intriguing example of how Ancient Near Eastern story-patterns have been reshaped and reworked is Herodotus’ report about the enthronement of Darius as new King of the Persian Empire ... More


‘Ah, Assyria, the Rod of My Anger’: The Assyrian Takeover of the Southwest

Avraham Faust

in The Neo-Assyrian Empire in the Southwest: Imperial Domination and its Consequences

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198841630
eISBN:
9780191913433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841630.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

Chapter 3 (‘Ah, Assyria, the Rod of my Anger’: The Assyrian Takeover of the Southwest) briefly outlines the interactions of the Neo-Assyrian empire with the southwest, from the first contacts in the ... More


The Architecture of Late Assyrian Royal Palaces

David Kertai

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198723189
eISBN:
9780191789724
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723189.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical, World History: BCE to 500CE

The Late Assyrian Empire (c.900–612 BCE) was the first state to rule the major centres of the Middle East. The Assyrian court inhabited some of the most monumental palaces of its time. The ... More


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