Keilschrifttexte aus Assur literarischen Inhalts III: Historische und historisch-literarische Texte


Contains handcopies and editions of 80 previously unpublished historical and historical-literary texts in cuneiform from the city of Assur (Iraq). The texts, written between the 13th and the 7th century BCE, include the earliest Assyrian royal inscription that mentions Egypt, a new letter to the god Assur, a chronicle from the reign of Assurnasirpal I, new fragments of vassal treaties of the Assyrian kings Sennacherib and Esarhaddon, and a fictional dialogue between Ishme-Dagan, an early Assyrian king, and the god Enlil-Assur.

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