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Power and propaganda : a symposium on ancient empires

  title={Power and propaganda : a symposium on ancient empires},
  author={Mogens Trolle Larsen},
“No harvest was reaped”: demographic and climatic factors in the decline of the Neo-Assyrian Empire
In the 9th century BC, Assyrians based in northern Iraq started a relentless process of expansion that within two centuries would see them controlling most of the ancient Near East. Traditional
Crime and Punishment: Deportation in the Levant in the Age of Assyrian Hegemony
  • John Valk
  • History
    Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research
  • 2020
Assyrian imperialism is closely associated with the practice of mass deportation. This practice has been explained by recourse to many different motivations. But can we hope to pinpoint the logic
The Border between War and Peace. Power and Propaganda in Neo-Assyrian and Achaemenid Art
This contribution aims to explore the concept of universal rule in Assyrian and Persian imperial art. The notion of world empire began in the Ancient Near East; the Neo-Assyrian and Achaemenid
The Language of Rebellion in the Hebrew Bible and the Ambivalent Attitude(s) It Represents
Rebellion has been an incessant feature of human history and every society has had to struggle with it. The states of Israel and Judah were no different in this regard. These two societies, insofar
The Cambridge History of Religions in the Ancient World
Volume 1. From the Bronze Age to the Hellenistic Era: Introduction Marvin A. Sweeney Part I. Mesopotamia and the Near East: 1. Sumerian religion Graham Cunningham 2. Assyrian and Babylonian religions
Reflections of Empire in Isaiah 1-39: Responses to Assyrian Ideology
Cover photo: Zev Radovan/BibleLandPictures.com In this new book Shawn Zelig Aster critiques the predominant scholarly position that dates many passages in First Isaiah to the Babylonian period and
Excavations at Lefkandi have dispelled much of the gloom enshrouding the Early Iron Age, revealing a community with significant disposable wealth and with connections throughout the Mediterranean.