Aššur is King! Aššur is King!: Religion in the Exercise of Power in the Neo-Assyrian Empire
Steven Holloway s work is the first monograph devoted to Neo-Assyrian religious imperialism. Neo-Assyrian religious imperialism was expressed by punitive measures such as godnapping", the violent deportation of a vanquished foe s divine images, but also, and this is a far less-studied facet of this topic, by the geographical focus and extent of the material support the Assyrians lavished on favored polities, in effect a Marshall Plan aimed at winning over the elite citizenry pivotal to maintaining economic and political equilibrium."
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Diplomacy in the Exercise of Empire High
Analysis of the Exercise of Empire
Prelude to the Intellectual and Social
Index of Authors
Action Source Geography Adad Akkadian Ancient Arab Aramaean Archaeology archives Assur temple Assurba Assurbanipal Assurbanipal's Assyrian heartland Assyrian king Assyrian religious Assyrian royal inscriptions Assyriology Babylon Babylonian Biblical Borger Borger Esarh Borsippa Brinkman British Museum campaign captured cella century client Cogan cult cult images cultic Cuneiform deities deported divine images E.an.na edited Elamite Empire Esagila Esarhaddon evidence Excavations Frahm Einleitung Geography and Political gods governor Grayson Harran History idem ideological imperial inscribed Iraq Islam Istar Khorsabad King Action Source letter London Mar-Istar Marduk Mesopotamia military Nabu narrative Nimrud Nineveh Nippur Oriental pantheon Parpola patronage Political Status Postgate provincial Rawlinson reign Religion restoration RIMA RIMB ritual royal corre royal images ruler Sargon Sargon II Sargonid satammu Sennacherib Shalmaneser Shalmaneser III Sippar stele Studies symbol of Assur Table Tablets Tadmor Tiglath-pileser Tell Text Corpus Tiglath Tiglath-pileser III tion University Press Urartian Uruk Verlag writer