The Medes at Esarhaddon's Court

  title={The Medes at Esarhaddon's Court},
  author={Mario Liverani},
  journal={Journal of Cuneiform Studies},
  pages={57 - 62}
  • M. Liverani
  • Published 1 January 1995
  • History
  • Journal of Cuneiform Studies
L'auteur discute d'une serie de huit tablettes identiques contenant le texte d'un accord sous serment liant huit tribus (ou nations ?) iraniennes et le roi assyrien Assarhaddon et concernant la designation du prince Assourbanipal comme succeseur du roi. Ces textes, decouverts a Nimrud, ont ete interpretes comme des traites de vassaux d'Assarhaddon. Cependant le terme assyrien designant ces textes, adu, ainsi que leur contenu, montrent qu'il s'agit non pas de traites de vassaux mais de serment… 
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