The Accession of Sinsharishkun

@article{Reade1970TheAO,
  title={The Accession of Sinsharishkun},
  author={J. Reade},
  journal={Journal of Cuneiform Studies},
  year={1970},
  volume={23},
  pages={1 - 9}
}
  • J. Reade
  • Published 1970
  • History
  • Journal of Cuneiform Studies
There are serious obJections to all the current reconstructions of Assyrian history during the 620s. They demand that some of the endence should be reJected, and that there should be regular double-dating or an extraordinary number of coups in several Babylonian cities. The purpose of this article is to show that, even if we accept that scribes normally dated contracts by the regnal year of the king or pretender controlling their district, a simpler solution is available. It is compatible with… Expand
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