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Extraction & Control: Studies in Honor of Matthew W. Stolper

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Matthew Wolfgang Stolper began working for the Chicago Assyrian Dictionary in 1978 and became full professor in the Oriental Institute 1987, focusing on Neo-Babylonian and Middle Elamite. Matt has worked tirelessly to raise the necessary funding, to assemble a team of scholars, to promote the importance of the Persepolis Fortification Archive to academic and popular audiences, and most significantly, to concisely, passionately, and convincingly place the Persepolis Archives in their Achaemenid, ancient Near ...
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Overview

Matthew Wolfgang Stolper began working for the Chicago Assyrian Dictionary in 1978 and became full professor in the Oriental Institute 1987, focusing on Neo-Babylonian and Middle Elamite. Matt has worked tirelessly to raise the necessary funding, to assemble a team of scholars, to promote the importance of the Persepolis Fortification Archive to academic and popular audiences, and most significantly, to concisely, passionately, and convincingly place the Persepolis Archives in their Achaemenid, ancient Near Eastern, and modern geo-political contexts. The twenty-six papers from Stolper's colleagues, friends, and students show the breadth of his interests.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781614910015
  • Publisher: Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, The
  • Publication date: 4/30/2014
  • Pages: 352
  • Sales rank: 1,256,758
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 11.70 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Bibliography of Publications of Matthew W. Stolper. Charles E. Jones, University of Pennsylvania, University of Chicago

Persepolis Fortification Aramaic Tablet Seal 0002 and the Keeping of Horses. Annalisa Azzoni, Vanderbilt University, and Elspeth R. M. Dusinberre, University of Colorado at Boulder

An Episode in the Reign of the Babylonian Pretender Nebuchadnezzar IV. Paul-Alain Beaulieu, University of Toronto

Achaemenid Estate(s) Near Pasargadae? Rémy Boucharlat, CNRS – University of Lyon

Les tablettes de bois du Grand roi (Note sur les communications officielles dans un royaume itinérant). Pierre Briant, Collège de France

Royal Women in Elamite Art. Elizabeth Carter, University of California, Los Angeles

Iddin-Nabû sepir sa gardu. Walter Farber, University of Chicago

The Royal-Name Seals of Darius I. Mark B. Garrison, Trinity University

De vie à trépas. Françoise Grillot-Susini, CNRS – Paris

The Estates of Shamash on the Habur. Michael Jursa and Klaus Wagensonner, University of Vienna

Elamite and Akkadian Inscribed Bricks from Bard-e Karegar (Khuzistan, Iran). Michael Kozuh, Auburn University

Reassessing the Reign of Xerxes in the Light of New Evidence. Amélie Kuhrt, University College London

Cultural Exchange at Kültepe. Mogens Trolle Larsen, University of Copenhagen, and Agnete Wisti Lassen, Yale University

The Curricular Context of an Akkadian Prayer from Old Babylonian Ur (UET 6 402). Jacob Lauinger, Johns Hopkins University

Myth, History, Cosmology, and Hydraulics in Achaemenid Iran. Bruce Lincoln, University of Chicago

Biography of a Sentence: Assurbanipal, Nabonidus, and Cyrus. Piotr Michalowski, University of Michigan

Periodicities and Period Relations in Babylonian Celestial Sciences. Francesca Rochberg, University of California, Berkeley

On Persons in the Old Babylonian Law Collections: The Case of mar awilim in Bodily Injury Provisions. Martha T. Roth, University of Chicago

Gilgamesh and the ius primae noctis. Gonzalo Rubio, Pennsylvania State University

Cyrus the Great, Exiles, and Foreign Gods: A Comparison of Assyrian and Persian Policies on Subject Nations. R. J. van der Spek, VU University Amsterdam

Persians on the Euphrates? Material Culture and Identity in Two Achaemenid Burials from Hacinebi, Southeast Turkey. Gil J. Stein, The Oriental Institute, University of Chicago

On the Dynasty of Šimaški: Twenty Years (or so) After. Piotr Steinkeller, Harvard University

Some Thoughts on the ustarbaru. Jan Tavernier, Université catholique de Louvain

A Statue of Darius in the Temple of Sippar. Caroline Waerzeggers, VU University Amsterdam

Earth, Water, and Friendship with the King: Argos and Persia in the Mid-fifth Century. Matthew W. Waters, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

Freedom and Dependency: Neo-Babylonian Manumission Documents with Oblation and Service Obligation. Cornelia Wunsch, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, and F. Rachel Magdalene, Leipzig University

From Lower Land to Cappadocia. Ilya Yakubovich, University of Chicago

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