Proceedings 7


The Ancient World in an Age of Globalization

Markham J. Geller (ed.)


Submitted by: Jens Braarvig

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Publication Date: July 27, 2014

Preface: The Globalization of Knowledge in the Ancient
Near East

J. Renn

Introduction to Melammu: Early Globalization
M. J. Geller

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

Simo Parpola

2Global Monotheism:
The Contribution of the Israelite Prophets

Baruch A. Levine

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

Maria Grazia Masetti-Rouault

4The 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

5Globalization in Literature:
Re-Examining the Gilgameš Affair

Cynthia Jean

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

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

Kabalan Moukarzel

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

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

Strahil V. Panayotov, Cornelia Wunsch

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

Maya Vassileva

11Power and Ritual in the Achaemenian Royalty
Antonio Panaino

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

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

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

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

Klaus Karttunen

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

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

Amar Annus