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Assyrian Royal Titulary in Babylonia

  title={Assyrian Royal Titulary in Babylonia},
  author={M. Karlsson},
  • M. Karlsson
  • Published 2017
  • Art
  • Assyria and Babylonia have varying reputations in history books, with the former being linked to the use of military force and the latter associated with peaceful activities such as temple building (Fuchs 2009). Although somewhat exaggerated, this difference gets apparent when studying Assyrian and Babylonian royal inscriptions (Tadmor 1997: 334-35). Not only the aspect of violence separates the two ideological traditions, but also the emphasis in Assyria on royal genealogy, the king’s physical… CONTINUE READING


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