The Resource A city from the dawn of history : Erbil in the cuneiform sources, John MacGinnis

A city from the dawn of history : Erbil in the cuneiform sources, John MacGinnis

Label
A city from the dawn of history : Erbil in the cuneiform sources
Title
A city from the dawn of history
Title remainder
Erbil in the cuneiform sources
Statement of responsibility
John MacGinnis
Title variation
Erbil in the cuneiform sources
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The city of Erbil, which now claims to be one of the oldest continually inhabited cities in the world, lies on the rich alluvial plains at the foot of the piedmont of the Zagros mountains in a strategic position which from the earliest times made it a natural gateway between Iran and Mesopotamia. Within the context of ancient Mesopotamian civilisation there can be no doubt that it will have been one of the most important urban centres. Yet while the citadel of Erbil is without question a site of exceptional interest, archaeologically the mound has until recently remained virtually untouched. O
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
935
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
DS79.9.I72
LC item number
M33 2014eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • catalogs
Label
A city from the dawn of history : Erbil in the cuneiform sources, John MacGinnis
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 124-128)
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Foreword; Preface; Abbreviations; Introduction; Maps; The location of Erbil; Cuneiform writing; Chronology; First Millennium; Late Second Millennium; Late Third Millennium/Early Second Millennium; Overview of the sources; Uruk Period (4000-3000 BC); Early Dynastic Period (3000-2334 BC); Akkadian Period (2334-2193 BC); Gutian Period (2193-2120 BC); Ur III (2120-2004 BC); Old Assyrian/Old Babylonian6 (2004-1595 BC); Middle Assyrian (1595-1000 BC); Neo-Assyrian (1000-612 BC); Neo-Babylonian Empire (612-539 BC); Achaemenid (539-330 BC)
  • Hellenistic/Seleucid (330-126 BC)Parthian (126 BC -- 224 AD); The name of Erbil; Historical Analysis; Erbil in the Gutian Period; Erbil in the Ur III Period; The Ur III empire; Erbil in the early second millennium; The empire of Shamshi-Adad I; Erbil in the Middle Assyrian Period; The Middle Assyrian empire; Erbil in the Neo-Assyrian period; The Neo-Assyrian empire; Ištar of Arbail; Milkia; Erbil in the Neo-Babylonian and Achaemenid Periods; The Neo-Bablylonian empire; Summary: from Erridu-Pizir to Alexander -- Erbil inthe Cuneiform Sources; The Achaemenid empire; Ištar of Arbail; Egašankalamma
  • MilkiaConclusion; The Sources; Third Millennium Sources; Ebla Texts; Gutian Sources; Erridu-Pizir; Ur III Sources; Year names; Year name for Shulgi year 45; Year name for Amar-Sin year 2; Votive Inscription; Administrative Texts; Texts from Girsu; Texts from Drehem; Early Second Millennium Sources; Stele of Šamši-Adad I; Stele of Dadusha; Middle Assyrian Sources; Historical sources; Votive inscription; Administrative texts; Neo-Assyrian Sources; Historical Texts; Chronicles; King Lists; Aššur-dan II (934-912 BC); Ashurnasirpal II (883-859 BC); Shalmaneser III (858-824 BC)
  • Šamši-Adad V (823-811 BC)Sennacherib's underground canal; Sennacherib (704-681 BC); Esarhaddon (680-669 BC); Ashurbanipal (668-627 BC); Epigraphs prepared for reliefs; Grants/edicts; Votive Inscription; Administrative texts; Oracular Pronouncements and Divination; Oracular Pronouncements; Divination; Hymns and Ritual texts; Ištar of Arbail; Royal inscriptions; Treaties; Letter formulae; Personal names; Neo-Babylonian and Achaemenid Sources; Historical texts; Neo-Babylonian Chronicle; Behistun; Administrative texts; Babylonian; Elamite; Aramaic; Astronomical Diary; Bibliography
Control code
ocn911266582
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (128 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781782977988
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps (chiefly color)
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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.b34729677
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)911266582
  • pebcs1782977988

Library Locations

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