Royal Inscriptions of Esarhaddon, King of Assyria 680-699 BC

Royal Inscriptions of Esarhaddon, King of Assyria 680-699 BC


The Royal Inscription of Esarhaddon, King of Assyria (680-669 BC) is the inaugural quantity of the Royal Inscriptions of the Neo-Assyrian interval venture. the amount offers trustworthy, updated versions of the entire identified royal inscriptions of Esarhaddon, a son of Sennacherib who governed Assyria for twelve years (680-669 BC). versions of 143 firmly identifiable texts (which ordinarily describe winning battles and the final touch of creating tasks, all performed advert maiorem gloriam deorum), 29 poorly preserved overdue Neo-Assyrian inscriptions which may be attributed to him, and 10 inscriptions commissioned through his mom Naqia (Zakutu) and his spouse Esharra-hammat are integrated. To make this corpus extra easy to either expert and laymen, each one textual content version (with its English translation) is provided with a short advent containing normal info, a list containing simple information regarding all exemplars, a observation containing additional technical info and notes, and a entire bibliography (arranged chronologically from earliest to latest).

The quantity additionally contains: (1) a basic creation to the reign of Esarhaddon, the corpus of inscriptions, past reviews, and relationship and chronology; (2) translations of the proper passages of 3 Mesopotamian chronicles; (3) 19 pictures of gadgets inscribed with texts of Esarhaddon; (4) indexes of museum and excavation numbers and chosen guides; and (5) indexes of right names (Personal Names; Geographic, Ethnic, and Tribal Names; Divine, Planet, and megastar Names; Gate, Palace, Temple, and Wall Names; and item Names). The e-book is followed by means of a CD-ROM containing transliterations of chosen inscriptions prepared in a 'musical rating' format.

The Royal Inscriptions of the Neo-Assyrian interval (RINAP) sequence will current updated variants of the royal inscriptions of a few past due Neo-Assyrian rulers, starting with Tiglath-pileser III (744-727 BC). This new sequence is modeled at the courses of the now-defunct Royal Inscriptions of Mesopotamia (RIM) sequence and may stick with it the place its RIMA (Royal Inscriptions of Mesopotamia, Assyrian classes) guides ended. The undertaking is less than the course of G. body (University of Pennsylvania) and is supported by way of the nationwide Endowment for the arts.

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