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Studies in Persian History Essays in Memory of David M. Lewis

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ISBN 10: 906258411X / ISBN 13: 9789062584116
Published by Nederlands Instituut voor het Nabije Oosten/Netherlands Inst. for NE (NINO)
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All of the papers collected here address one of David Lewis's manifold interests in things Persian. Heleen Sancisi-Weerdenburg tackles the problem of the term baji-, traditionally translated ?tribute? Christopher Tuplin's contribution ponders the question is it possible to trace a pattern of seasonal movement by the Persian king and court? Matthew Stopler's discussion of slave-marks considers of the implications of the occasional references by Greek writers to marking individuals as a definition of ownership and status. Hugh Williamson focuses his attention on the position of the tiny district of Judah in the Persian Empire. Maria Brosius grapples with the cults of Artemis Persike and Artemis Anaitis. Robartus van der Spek presents the implications of four Babylonian astronomical diaries and the light they shed on political events. Bookseller Inventory # BROSTUDIE

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Title: Studies in Persian History Essays in Memory ...

Publisher: Nederlands Instituut voor het Nabije Oosten/Netherlands Inst. for NE (NINO)

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All of the papers collected here address one of David Lewis's manifold interests in things Persian. Heleen Sancisi-Weerdenburg tackles the problem of the term baji-, traditionally translated 'tribute'. Christopher Tuplin's contribution ponders the question is it possible to trace a pattern of seasonal movement by the Persian king and court? Matthew Stopler's discussion of slave-marks considers of the implications of the occasional references by Greek writers to marking individuals as a definition of ownership and status. Hugh Williamson focuses his attention on the position of the tiny district of Judah in the Persian Empire. Maria Brosius grapples with the cults of Artemis Persike and Artemis Anaitis. Robartus van der Spek presents the implications of four Babylonian astronomical diaries and the light they shed on political events.

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