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A�s�sur is king! A�s�sur is king! [electronic resource] : religion in the exercise of power in the Neo-Assyrian Empire / by Steven W. Holloway.

By: Holloway, Steven W. (Steven Winford), 1955-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Culture and history of the ancient Near East: v. 10.Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2002Description: 1 online resource (xxxiv, 559 p., 27 p. of plates) : ill., maps.ISBN: 1417590920 (electronic bk.); 9781417590926 (electronic bk.); 9004123288 (alk. paper); 9789004123281 (alk. paper); 9047401220; 9789047401223.Subject(s): Religion and state -- Assyria | Assyro-Babylonian religion | Assyria -- Foreign relations | Religion et �Etat -- Assyrie | Religion assyro-babylonienne | Assyrie -- Relations ext�erieures | RELIGION -- Comparative Religion | BODY, MIND & SPIRIT -- Spirituality -- Paganism & Neo-Paganism | Imperialisme | Staat (politicologie) | Godsdienst | Expansionspolitik | Staatsreligion | AssyrienGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: A�s�sur is king! A�s�sur is king!.DDC classification: 299/.21 Other classification: 11.12 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
List of Illustrations; List of Maps; List of Tables; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Textual Abbreviations; Other Abbreviations and Symbols; Excavation, Collection, and Museum Sigla; Chapter One: Historical Perspectives, History of Scholarship and the Scholars' Histories Assyrian Religious Imperialism in Greek and Biblical Sources; Chapter Two: Terror in the Exercise of Empire: Coercion and Conformity; Chapter Three: Diplomacy in the Exercise of Empire: High Finance Patronage and High Profile Manipulation.
Summary: Neo-Assyrian religious imperialism was expressed by punitive measures such as "godnapping", and by the geographical focus and extent of the material support the Assyrians lavished on favoured polities. This work is devoted to Neo-Assyrian religious imperialism.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [445]-501) and indexes.

List of Illustrations; List of Maps; List of Tables; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Textual Abbreviations; Other Abbreviations and Symbols; Excavation, Collection, and Museum Sigla; Chapter One: Historical Perspectives, History of Scholarship and the Scholars' Histories Assyrian Religious Imperialism in Greek and Biblical Sources; Chapter Two: Terror in the Exercise of Empire: Coercion and Conformity; Chapter Three: Diplomacy in the Exercise of Empire: High Finance Patronage and High Profile Manipulation.

Neo-Assyrian religious imperialism was expressed by punitive measures such as "godnapping", and by the geographical focus and extent of the material support the Assyrians lavished on favoured polities. This work is devoted to Neo-Assyrian religious imperialism.

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