Mittelassyrische Verwaltung Und Sozialstruktur...

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Author  Stefan Jakob
Publisher  Brill
Publication Date   February 1, 2003
ISBN  9004123989
Pages  588

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A systematic description of the administration of the material world and society of "Assyria" in the middle Assyrian period (ca. 1500-1000 B.C.), using also previously unpublished texts from recent excavations in Syria. The first part of the study is a sketch of structural features and patterns of the state economy in Assyria between Bronze and Iron Age. In the second part administrative officials as well as professions in agriculture, cattle-breeding, craft, foreign trade etc. are treated in separate chapters consisting of 1. Quotations 2. Diachronic table of office-holders (name, title and dating) and 3. Discussion of duties/functions.

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