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ASSYRIA 1995. Proceedings of the 10th Anniversary Symposium
of the Neo-Assyrian Text Corpus Project, Helsinki, September 7-11, 1995.

Edited by S. Parpola and R. M. Whiting
Helsinki 1997 • 8.5 x 11 in • Pp. x + 389
Paper • $79.00 • ISBN 951-45-7703-5
Top experts in the field summarize the current state of research on ancient Assyria and suggest directions for future studies. Contains twenty scholarly papers and nine public lectures presented at a symposium held in Helsinki covering the archaeology, history, language, art, culture and religion of ancient Assyria.
CONTENTS
Foreword
by Simo Parpola
Opening Remarks
by Lauri Saxén, Chancellor of the University
JOHN A. BRINKMAN,
Unfolding the Drama of the Assyrian Empire
GUY BUNNENS,
Til Barsib under Assyrian Domination
STEVEN W. COLE,
The Destruction of Orchards in Assyrian Warfare
MUHAMMAD DANDAMAYEV,
Assyrian Traditions during Achaemenid Times
ISRAEL EPH'AL,
Ways and Means to Conquer a City
GRANT FRAME,
The God Aššur in Babylonia
PAUL GARELLI,
Le dynamisme assyrien
ANDREW GEORGE,
Assyria and the Western World
SEYMOUR GITIN,
The Neo-Assyrian Empire and its Western Periphery
A. KIRK GRAYSON,
The Resurrection of Ashur: A History of Assyrian Studies
ITHAMAR GRUENWALD,
How Much Qabbalah in Ancient Assyria?
KARLHEINZ KESSLER,
“Royal Roads” and other Questions of the Neo-Assyrian Communication System
EVELYN KLENGEL-BRANDT – KAREN RADNER,
Die Stadtbeamten von Assur und ihre Siegel
ERLE LEICHTY,
Divination, Magic, and Astrology in the Assyrian Royal Court
ALASDAIR LIVINGSTONE,
New Dimensions in the Study of Assyrian Religion
PETER MACHINIST,
The Fall of Assyria in Comparative Ancient Perspective
INNA MEDVEDSKAYA,
The Localization of Hubuškia
ALAN MILLARD,
Observations from the Eponym Lists
BRADLEY J. PARKER,
The Northern Frontier of Assyria: An Archaeological Perspective
BEATE PONGRATZ-LEISTEN,
The Interplay of Military Strategy and Cultic Practice in Assyrian Politics
BARBARA N. PORTER,
What the Assyrians Thought the Babylonians Thought about the Relative
Status of Nabû and Marduk in the Late Assyrian Period
JOHANNES RENGER,
Das Assurprojekt der Deutschen Orient-Gesellschaft und des
Vorderasiatischen Museums zu Berlin
WOLFGANG RÖLLIG,
Aspects of the Historical Geography of Northeastern Syria
from Middle Assyrian to Neo-Assyrian Times
JOHN M. RUSSELL,
Sennacherib's Palace Without Rival Revisited: Excavations
at Nineveh and in the British Museum Archives
DAVID STRONACH,
Notes on the Fall of Nineveh
HAYIM TADMOR,
Propaganda, Literature, Historiography: Cracking the Code
of the Assyrian Royal Inscriptions
ELNATHAN WEISSERT,
Royal Hunt and Royal Triumph in a Prism Fragment of Ashurbanipal
IRENE J. WINTER,
Art in Empire: The Royal Image and the Visual Dimensions of Assyrian Ideology
STEFAN ZAWADZKI,
The Question of the King's Eponymate in the Latter Half
of the 8th Century and the 7th Century BC

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