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Heirs of Assyria: Proceedings of the Opening Symposium of the Assyrian and Bablyonian Intellectual Heritage Project (Sanna Aro) Paperback Book, (Neo-Assyrian Text Corpus Project, 2000) 9789514590436


Title: Heirs of Assyria: Proceedings of the Opening Symposium of the Assyrian and Bablyonian Intellectual Heritage Project

Author: Aro, Sanna

Additional Authors or Contributors: Robert M Whiting (eds)

Publisher: Neo-Assyrian Text Corpus Project; Publication Date: 2000

Paperback; ISBN: 9789514590436

Volumes: 1; Pages: xxi, 134

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Proceedings of the Opening Symposium of the Assyrian and Bablyonian Intellectual Heritage Project Held in Tvarminne, Finland, October 8-11, 1998

Investigating Mesopotamian culture from the second millennium B.C. until Islamic times, the Melammu Symposia promote interdisciplinary research and cross-cultural studies by providing a forum in which cultural continuity, diffusion, and transformation in the ancient world can be assessed systematically. The present volume makes available the papers presented at the opening symposium of the Assyrian and Babylonian Intellectual Heritage Project (Melammu) in Tvarminne, Finland, on October 8-11, 1998.

Table of Contents

FOREWORD--Simo Parpola

Symposium Program

Lists of Participants

INTRODUCTION--R. M. Whiting

Extracts from the Minutes of the Symposium--Sanna Aro

The Name and Logo of Melammu--Simp Parpola

M. J. GELLER, The Survival of Babylonian Wissenschaft in Later Tradition

G. B. LANFRANCHI, The Ideological and Political Impact of the Assyrian Imperial Expansion on the Greek World in the 8th and 7th Centuries B.C.

A. PANAINO, The Mesopotamian Heritage of Achaemenian Kingship

K. A. RAAFLAUB, Influence, Adaptation, and Interaction: Near Eastern and Early Greek Political Thought

R. ROLLINGER, Herodotus and the Intellectual Heritage of the Ancient Near East

A. M. SAADI, The Originality of Syriac Historiography

M. L. WEST, Fable and Disputation

J. G. WESTENHOLZ, The King, the Emperor, and the Empire: Continuity and Discontinuity of Royal Representation in Text and Image

M. S. WHITING, On a Lighter Note

Addresses of the Contributors

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