Intellectual History and Assyriology

  title={Intellectual History and Assyriology},
  author={N. Veldhuis},
  journal={Journal of Ancient Near Eastern History},
  pages={21 - 36}
  • N. Veldhuis
  • Published 2014
  • History
  • Journal of Ancient Near Eastern History
Abstract The present article proposes to understand knowledge and knowledge traditions of ancient Mesopotamia as assets, deployed by actors in the social contexts in which they found themselves. This approach is illustrated with three examples from different periods of Mesopotamian history. 
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