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Published by Brill in Boston .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Akkadian language -- Texts,
  • Hurrians -- Social life and customs -- Sources,
  • Land titles -- Registration and transfer -- Iraq -- Nuzi (Extinct city),
  • Nuzi (Extinct city) -- Economic conditions -- Sources

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Statementby Maynard Paul Maidman ; edited by Ann Guinan.
GenreTexts, Sources
SeriesWritings from the ancient world / Society of Biblical Literature -- no. 18
ContributionsGuinan, Ann.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPJ3721.N8 M347 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24110669M
ISBN 109789004151116
LC Control Number2010008727
OCLC/WorldCa550553937

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  One purpose of this book, stated in the introduction, is to illustrate ‘the range of documents contained in the Nuzi corpus’ (p. 1). Maidman achieves this goal We use cookies to enhance your experience on our continuing to use our website, you are agreeing to our use of : Charles Rhine. However, Nuzi, which lies 13 km away, was an important town, and the tablets discovered there are all the more important since the sources available on the Mittani empire, which ruled over the entire region, are scarce. The Nuzi texts were mostly found in well-known archaeological contexts: official buildings, temples, and : Brigitte Lion. Main Nuzi Texts and Their Uses as Historical Evidence Nuzi Texts and Their Uses as Historical Evidence Maynard Paul Maidman, Ann K. Guinan (editor).   Nuzi Texts and Their Uses as Historical Evidence by Maynard Paul Maidman, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

Early studies of Nuzi texts include Gadd , concerning texts found at nearby Kirkuk, which sparked interest in the area. Meek is a volume on Nuzi texts from before BCE. Pfeiffer and Speiser is an important volume on Late Bronze Age texts that came from the excavations at Nuzi. The Nuzi texts, thus, document a formative period in the history of that land, which eventually became the greatest Empire in the Near East (before the Persians). It will take me some time to absorb and use much of the information found in this book in my own research on the early history of Assyria.5/5(2). 5,0 su 5 stelle The Nuzi Texts and Their Uses as Historical a Evidence: A Much Needed Work Concerning the Early History of Assyria. Recensito negli Stati Uniti il 3 agosto Acquisto verificato. This is a much needed book that mines the Nuzi texts to find what they say about the political history of their time. It's contents, particularly 5/5(2). Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Nuzi Texts and Their Uses As Historical Evidence (Writings from the Ancient World: Society of Biblical Literature) at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.5/5.

Nuzi texts and their uses as historical evidence. [M P Maidman; Ann Guinan] -- Ancient Nuzi, buried beneath modern Yorghan Tepe in northern Iraq, is a Late Bronze Age town belonging to the kingdom of Arrapḫa that has yielded between 6, and 7, legal, economic and. Introduction --Assyria and Arrapha in peace and war --Corruption in city halls --A legal dispute over land: two generations of legal paperwork --The decline and fall of a Nuzi family --The nature of the Ilku at Nuzi.   Nuzi Texts and Their Uses As Historical Evidence Ancient Nuzi, buried beneath modern Yorghan Tepe in northern Iraq, is a Late Bronze Age town belonging to the kingdom of Arrap a that has yielded between 6, and 7, legal, economic and Brand: Prometheus Books. See M. P. Maidman, Nuzi Texts and Their Uses as Historical Evidence () [3] pp. , no. 37, and p. n. 53, where the author points out that this peculiar join, together with others, between tablets and fragments from the Kuši-ḫarbe file, was made by J. Fincke. The tablet joins additionally with NTF M 6 A (1) (courtesy J. Fincke).