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Of god(s), trees, kings, and scholars : Neo-Assyrian and related studies in honour of Simo Parpola

Author: Mikko Luukko; Saana Svärd; Raija Mattila; Simo Parpola
Publisher: Helsinki : Finnish Oriental Society, 2009.
Series: Studia Orientalia, 106.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Of god(s), trees, kings, and scholars.
Helsinki : Finnish Oriental Society, 2009
Named Person: Simo Parpola
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mikko Luukko; Saana Svärd; Raija Mattila; Simo Parpola
ISBN: 9789519380728 9519380728
OCLC Number: 434869052
Language Note: Articles in English, with five contributions in German and one in Italian; Includes abstracts in English.
Description: xxiv, 503 pages : illustrations, color portrait ; 26 cm.
Contents: Eunuchen als Thronprätendenten und Herrscher im alten Orient / Claus Ambos --
The origins of the artistic interactions between the Assyrian Empire and North Syria revisited / Sanna Aro --
Aramaic loanwords in Neo-Assyrian : rejecting some proposals / Zack Cherry --
"To speak kindly to him/them" as item of Assyrian political discourse / Frederick Mario Fales --
Osservazioni sull'orticoltura di epoca neo-assira / Sabrina Favaro --
Assurbanipal at Der / Eckart Frahm --
A "new" cylinder inscription of Sargon II of Assyria from Melid / Grant Frame --
"Wiping the pot clean" : on cooking pots and polishing operations in Neo-Assyrian sources / Salvatore Gaspa --
The camels of Tiglath-pileser III and the Arabic definite article / Jaakko Hämeen-Anttila --
Informationen aus der assyriscchen Provinz Dūr-Šarrukku im nördlichen Babylonien / Karlheinz Kessler --
A Neo-Assyrian royal funerary text / Theodore Kwasman --
A happy son of the king of Assyria : Warikas and the Çineköy bilingual (Cilicia) / Giovanni B. Lanfranchi. Remembrance at Assur : the case of the dated Aramaic memorials / Alasdair Livingstone --
The chief singer and other late eponyms / Raija Mattila --
Family ties : Assurbanipal's family revisited / Jamie Novotny, Jennifer Singletary --
Ašipâ again : a microhistory of an Assyrian provincial administrator / Bradley J. Parker --
Neo-Assyrian texts from Nebuchadnezzar's Babylon : a preliminary report / Olof Pedersén --
Noseless in Nimrud : more figurative responses to Assyrian domination / Barbara Nevling Porter --
The Assyrian king and his scholars : the Syro-Anatolian and the Egyptian schools / Karen Radner --
Fez, diadem, turban, chaplet : power-dressing at the Assyrian court / Julian Reade --
Die Inschriften des Ninurta-bēlu-uṣur, Statthalters von Kār-Salmānu-ašarēd. Teil 1 / Wolfgang Röllig --
Who were the "ladies of the house" in the Assyrian Empire? / Saana Svärd, Mikko Luukko --
I feared the snow and turned back / Greta Van Buylaere. Maqlû III 1-30 : internal analysis and manuscript evidence for the revision of an incantation / Tzvi Abusch --
Some otherworldly journeys in Mesopotamian, Jewish, Mandaean, and Yezidi traditions / Amar Annus --
The diverse enterprises of Šumu-ukin from Babylon / Muhammad Dandamayev --
"Armer Mann von Nippur" : ein Werk der Krisenliteratur des 8. Jh. v. Chr. / Manfried Dietrich --
Two Middle Assyrian contracts housed in Istanbul / Veysel Donbaz --
Two bilingual incantation fragments / Markham J. Geller --
Wilhelm Lagus : a pioneer of cuneiform research in Finland / Tapani Harviainen --
Wisdom as mediatrix in Sirach 24 : Ben Sira, love lyrics, and prophecy / Martti Nissinen --
A Mesopotamian omen in the cycle of Cyrus the Great / Antonio Panaino ; with an "appendix on cuneiform sources" by Gian Pietro Basello --
Some reflections on metaphor, ambiguity, and literary tradition / Simonetta Ponchia --
Reflections on the translatability of the notion of holiness / Beate Pongratz-Leisten --
Altorientalisches im Buch Judith / Robert Rollinger.
Series Title: Studia Orientalia, 106.
Other Titles: Of God, trees, kings, and scholars :
Responsibility: edited by Mikko Luukko, Saana Svärd and Raija Mattila.
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