Esarhaddon, Egypt, and Shubria: Politics and Propaganda

@article{Ephal2005EsarhaddonEA,
  title={Esarhaddon, Egypt, and Shubria: Politics and Propaganda},
  author={Israel Ephʿal},
  journal={Journal of Cuneiform Studies},
  year={2005},
  volume={57},
  pages={99 - 111}
}
  • I. Ephʿal
  • Published 1 January 2005
  • History
  • Journal of Cuneiform Studies
The contents of this paper were delivered at a symposium held on November 2003 at the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities on the occasion of the eightieth birthday of Prof. Hayim Tadmor. References to Esarhaddon s inscriptions follow R. Borger, Die Inschriften Asarhaddons, Konigs von Assy Hen, AfO Beih. 9 (Graz, 1956); to those of Ashurbanipal, M. Streck, Assurbanipal und die letzten assyrischen Konige bis zum Untergange Ninivehs (Leipzig: J. C. Heinrichs, 1916); and to the chronicles, A… 
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