THE CONSTRUCTION AND PERFORMANCE OF KINGSHIP IN THE NEO-ASSYRIAN EMPIRE

@article{Parker2011THECA,
  title={THE CONSTRUCTION AND PERFORMANCE OF KINGSHIP IN THE NEO-ASSYRIAN EMPIRE},
  author={Bradley James Parker},
  journal={Journal of Anthropological Research},
  year={2011},
  volume={67},
  pages={357 - 386}
}
  • B. Parker
  • Published 1 October 2011
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Anthropological Research
The institution of kingship is such an important component of ancient societies as to be considered nearly universal by many scholars. In spite of this, discussions of kingship, especially in the ancient Near East, are surprisingly rare in the scholarly literature. Furthermore, the nature of the data pertaining to the Neo-Assyrian Empire, which includes a vast textual corpus and rich archaeological remains, means that this data set is often difficult for non-specialists to access. The goal of… 
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