Cross-cultural studies in Near Eastern history and literature

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Full title: Cross-cultural studies in Near Eastern history and literature / edited by Saana Svärd and Robert Rollinger
Other authors: Svärd, Saana
Rollinger, Robert
Format: Book           


Table of Contents:
  • Condiments and sweetening agents in Assyria and their role in the development of royal food-writing in the Near East / Salvatore Gaspa
  • Translation and transmission in the first millennium CE Near East / Jaakko Hämeen-Anttila
  • The ancient North Arabian and Early Islamic Arabic graffiti: a comparison of formal and thematic features / Jouni Harjumäki & Ilkka Lindstedt
  • The references to colored animals in the Omen Series Šumma ālu ina mēlê šakin / Joonas Hirvonen
  • Antiochos the Great and the robe of Nebuchadnezzar: intercultural transfer between Orientalism and Hellenocentrism / Irene Madreiter
  • Warrior elites on the verge of Islam: between court and tribe in early Arabic poetry / Nathaniel Miller
  • Arrian, the Second Sophistic, Xerxes, and the statues of Harmodios and Aristogeiton / Sabine Müller
  • Methodological considerations on disability in the Ancient Near East / Simone Pittl
  • The Battle of Arbela in 331 BCE, disloyal “Orientals” and the alleged “panic” in the Persian army: from Neo-Assyrian kings to Alexander III / Robert Rollinger
  • Index