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Enemy punishment and the creation of the Assyrian world: Ashurbanipal’s Teumman-Dunanu narratives in reliefs, epigraphs, and prisms

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This dissertation examines the representation of enemy punishment in prisms, reliefs, epigraphs, and epigraph tablets of the Neo-Assyrian king Ashurbanipal (c. 668-627 BCE). The ‘Teumman-Dunanu’ narratives which form the basis of this study use the events of military campaigns waged against Elamite king Teumman in 653 BCE, and subsequently against a number of Teumman’s allies in southern Babylonia, as a basis to construct narratives about enemy punishment and its role in an ordered Assyrian w...

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HUMS
Department:
Oriental Studies Faculty
Department:
Oriental Institute
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
GLAM
Department:
Ashmolean Museum
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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
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University of Oxford
Language:
English
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Deposit date:
2018-03-27

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