Abbreviations

 

AA Archäologische Anzeiger
AJA American Journal of Archaeology
AJNES Armenian Journal of Near Eastern Studies (Aramazd), Yerevan
AnatSt Anatolian Studies
ANET3 Ancient Near Eastern Texts
ARAMAZD Armenian Journal of Near Eastern Studies
AuOr Aula Orientalis. Revista de estudios del Próximo Oriente Antiguo
BM OP British Museum Original Papers
CAD Oppenheim, A. L. & Reiner, E. et al. (eds.). (1956–2010.). The Assyrian Dictionary of the University of Chicago
Camb. Strassmaier, J. N. (1890). Inschriften von Cambyses, König von Babylon (529–521 v. Chr.): von den Thontafeln des Britischen Museums. Babylonische Texte, Heft 8–9. Leipzig
CDLI The Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative http://cdli.ucla.edu
CM 3 Wunsch, C. (1993). Die Urkunden des babylonischen Geschäftsmannes Iddin-Marduk. Zum Handel mit Naturalien im 6. Jahrhundert v. Chr. Cuneiform Monographs 3a and b. Groningen
CM 20 Wunsch, C. (2000). Das Egibi-Archiv. I. Die Felder und Gärten. Band II. Cuneiform Monographs 20B. Groningen
CT Coffin Texts
CTMMA 3 Spar, I.; von Dassow, E. (eds.). (2000). Corpus of Cuneiform Texts in the Metropolitan Museum of Art 3. Private Archive Texts from the First Millennium B.C. New York
CTU M. Salvini, Corpus dei testi urartei. Le iscrizioni su pietra e roccia (Documenta Asiana VIII, three volumes), Rome 2008
Cyr. Strassmaier, J. N. (1890). Inschriften von Cyrus, König von Babylon (538–529v. Chr.). Babylonische Texte, Heft 7. Leipzig

Dar. Strassmaier, J. N. (1897). Inschriften von Darius, König von Babylon (521–485 v. Chr.). Babylonische Texte, Heft 10–12. Leipzig
EV Epigrafika Vostoka
GMTR Guides to the Mesopotamian Textual Record
IstMitt Istanbuler Mitteilungen
JA Journal Asiatique, Paris
MBh. Hindu Mahabharata epic
Nbn. Strassmaier, J. N. (1889). Inschriften von Nabuchodonosor, König von Babylon (604–561 v. Chr.). Babylonische Texte, Heft 5–6. Leipzig
Ner. Evetts, B. T. A. (1892). Inscriptions of the Reigns of Evil-Merodach, Neriglissar and Laborosoarchod. Babylonische Texte, Heft 6, B. Leipzig
OB Old Babylonian
RIMA The Royal Inscriptions of Mesopotamia. Assyrian Periods, Toronto
RlA Reallexikon der Assyriologie und Vorderasiatischen Archäologie, Berlin
SAA State Archives of Assyria
SAA V G.B. Lanfranchi—S. Parpola, The Correspondence of Sargon II, Part II. Letters from the Northern and Northeastern Provinces, (SAA V), Helsinki 1990
SB Standard Babylonian
STT Sultantepe Texts
SMEA Studi Micenei ed Egeo-Anatolici, Rome
TAVO Tübinger Atlas des Vorderen Orients, Wiesbaden
TCL Textes Cunéiformes du Louvre, Paris

Index 

 

Melammu

Table of Contents

Preface: The Globalization of Knowledge in the Ancient
Near East

J. Renn

Introduction to Melammu: Early Globalization
M. J. Geller

1 Globalization of Religion:
Jewish Cosmology in its Ancient Near Eastern Context

Simo Parpola

2 Global Monotheism:
The Contribution of the Israelite Prophets

Baruch A. Levine

3 Globalization and Imperialism:
Political and Ideological Reactions to the Assyrian Presence in Syria (IXth–VIIIth Century BCE)

Maria Grazia Masetti-Rouault

4 The Tale of the Wild Man and the Courtesan in India
and Mesopotamia: The Seductions of Ṛśyaśṛnga in the
Mahābhārata and Enkidu in the Epic of Gilgamesh

Tzvi Abusch, Emily West

5 Globalization in Literature:
Re-Examining the Gilgameš Affair

Cynthia Jean

6 Gilgamesh’s Plant of Rejuvenation and Qāṭīne’s Sīsīsāmbur
Nineb Lamassu

7 Some Observations about “Foreigners” in Babylonia
during the VI Century BCE

Kabalan Moukarzel

8 The Religious Reform of Nabonidus: A Sceptical View
Kabalan Moukarzel

9 New Light on George Smith’s Purchase of the
Egibi Archive in 1876 from the Nachlass Mathewson

Strahil V. Panayotov, Cornelia Wunsch

10 Phrygian Bronzes in the Greek World:
Globalization through Cult?

Maya Vassileva

11 Power and Ritual in the Achaemenian Royalty
Antonio Panaino

12 Religious Ontology and Taxonomic Structures in Indo-Iranian Oral Poetry
Velizar Sadovski

13 Elements of “Globalization” in Ancient Iranian Numismatics
Andrea Gariboldi

14 The Spread of the Cuneiform Culture to the Urartian North (IX–VII Century BCE)
Mirjo Salvini

15 India and World Trade: From the Beginnings to the
Hellenistic Age

Klaus Karttunen

16 Ancient Near Eastern Polities and the Greek Polis: Secondary States, Structural Similarities and the Problem of Diffusion
Kristoffer Momrak

17 Seeing Otherwise: On the Rules of Comparison in
Historical Humanities

Amar Annus

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