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Proceedings of the 51st Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale, Held at the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, July 18-22, 2005.

Edited by Robert D. Biggs

Proceedings of the 51st Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale, Held at the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, July 18-22, 2005.
Paperback, 434 pages £62.00
Published: 2008
ISBN: 9781885923547
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Subjects: Ancient Near East, Archaeology, Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago
Series: Studies in Ancient Oriental Civilization

Selection of papers presented at the 51st meeting of the Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale—International Congress of Assyriology & Near Eastern Archaeology.

Lexicography, Philology, and Textual Studies:
Archivage et classification: Un récapitulatif de créances à Mari sous Zimri-Lim, Dominique Charpin
Identifying Sumerian Compound Nouns, Graham Cunningham
Babylon as a Name for other Cities Including Nineveh, Stephanie Dalley
Reflections on the Past and the Future of the Reallexikon der Assyriologie und vorderasiatischen Archäologie (RlA), Gabriella Frantz-Szabó
Reconsidering SHU.IL2.LA(2) as a Classifier of the ashipu in Light of the Iconography of Reciprocal Hand-Lifting Gestures, Christopher Frechette, S.J.
The Akkadian Word for "Third Gender": The kalu (gala) Once Again, Uri Gabbay
On the Alphabetic Scribal Curriculum at Ugarit, Robert Hawley
Corpus-Driven Models of Lexicography and Mesopotamian Cultural Heritage Preservation at the CDLI, J. Cale Johnson
Storage and Organization of Hittite Grammatical Knowledge, Carol F. Justus
Sumerian Enclitic -àm and Akkadian Enclitic - ma : From Copula to Focus Marker, Fumi Karahashi
The Classification of Incantations, W. G. Lambert
Texts and Labels: A Case Study from Neo-Sumerian Umma, R. Laurito, A. Mezzasalma, and L. Verderame
The CAD and Biblical Hebrew Lexicography: The Roleof Akkadian Cognates, Baruch A. Levine
The Scribes of Nuzi: The Date Formulae and Their Use in the Nuzi Corpus, Paola Negri Scafa
Classifying Assurbanipal's Inscriptions: Prisms C, Kh (=CNd), and G, Jamie Novotny
Les listes et les tables métrologiques, entre mathématiques et lexicographie, Christine Proust
Classification de l'utilisation du cunéiforme Mésopotamien dans les textes Ougaritiques, Carole Roche
On some Terms for Leatherworking in Ancient Mesopotamia, JoAnn Scurlock
Computer Algorithm to Detect Similar Administrative Documents from the Ur III Archives, Marek Stepien and Jerzy Tyszkiewicz
KADP 36: Inventory, Plant List, or Lexical Exercise, Jan Tavernier
Lexicographical Study of the Already-Ancient in Antiquity, Jon Taylor
A Classified Past: Classification of Knowledge in the Hittite Empire, Theo van den Hout
The Measure of Man: The Lexical Series UGU-mu, Joan Goodnick Westenholz and Marcel Sigrist
Iconography and Art History:
King of Sumer and Akkad, King of Ur: Figural Types, Astral Symbols, and Royal Titles in the Neo-Sumerian Period, Mehmet-Ali Atac
The Knowledge of Tradition: A Textual and Iconographic Interpretation, Anna Maria Gloria Capomacchia and Marta Rivaroli
Reconstructing Lexicography in Glyptic Art: Structural Relations between the Akkadian Age and the Ur III Period, Alessandro Di Ludovico and Marco Ramazzotti
Knowing the Foreign: Power, Exotica, and Frescoes in the Middle Bronze Age Levant, Marian H. Feldman
Austin's Asiatic Antiquities: The First Cuneiform Inscriptions Published in America, Steven W. Holloway
Bovine Stone Vessels of the Late Uruk Period, Trudy S. Kawami
The Akkadian "Bello Stile", Davide Nadali and Lorenzo Verderame
The Classification of Methods of Pictorial Narrative in Assurbanipal's Reliefs, Chikako. E. Watanabe
Sennacherib's Expert Knowledge: Skill and Mastery as Components of Royal Display, Irene J. Winter
Stratigraphy and Archaeology:
The Occupation Levels of Tell Tweini and Their Historical Implications, H. Hameeuw, M. Al-Maqdissi, M. Badawy, J. Bretschneider, G. Jans, K. Vansteenhuyse, G. Voet, and K. Van Lerberghe
Pottery from the Archaic Ishtar Temples in Assur, Claudia Beuger
Mesopotamian Altar Deposits, Judy Bjorkman
Classification of Knowledge, An Archaeological Approach: The Case of Nuzi, Simona Bracci
The Oriental Institute and Its Role in Mesopotamian Archaeology, McGuire Gibson
Bronze Reliefs from Khorsabad, Eleanor Guralnick
"Layer By Layer..." Of Digging and Drawing: The Genealogy of an Idea, Maria Gabriella Micale and Davide Nadali
Classifying Women: The "Harem" and What It Does and Doesn't Tell Us about Women, Elna K. Solvang
Persepolis-Pasargadae Field Investigations, Mohammad Hassan Talebian
Afterword :
De brevitate tupsharruti: Carmen amoebaeum vel zamar mihri , Walter Farber

Publication Details:

 Paperback , 434 pages

BIC Code:
  HIS002000, SOC003000
 Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago


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