Officials’ Inscriptions (2.115)
(180 words)

Subject: Monumental Inscriptions from the Biblical World; Akkadian Monumental Inscriptions; Building and Display Inscriptions; Neo-Assyrian Inscriptions

Commentary

The recent discoveries of cuneiform tablets from the Middle Euphrates, combined with older known documents, have enabled a more comprehensive picture to emerge of the situation in the Assyrian state during the eighth century bce. During this period, Assyrian influence had so declined that the cohesive political entity represented in the rulers Aššur…

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“Officials’ Inscriptions (2.115)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 22 September 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-436X_cos_aCOSB_2_115>



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