History of Assyria. By A.T. Olmstead.

[Chicago] University of Chicago Press [1960, c1951] .

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Subjects Assyria -- History.
Civilization, Assyro-Babylonian.
Description xxix, 695 p., [50] leaves of plates : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Notes "New impression 1960."--T.p. verso.
Reprint of the 1923 ed. published by Scribner, New York.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents At home in the desert -- Men of the earth mother -- Winning of the sown -- Balance of power -- First empire -- Tiglath Pileser I and the new world -- Dark centuries -- Calculated frightfulness of Ashur-Nasirapal -- In the palace of the king -- threat of Ararat -- First contacts with Israel -- Great revolt -- Woman's rule, approach to monotheism, and decline -- Restoration -- Tiglath Pileser III -- Ararat in Syria and the Northern Judah -- Last days of Israel -- Sargon and the Syrian settlement -- Rusash of Haldia and goden midas -- Purple patches of a historian -- Deioces and the median foundations -- Merodach Baladan the Chaldean -- Letters from the Armenian front -- Sargonsburg.
Sennacherib and the Babylonian problem -- Isaiah and the seige of Jerusalem -- Sennacherib the craftsman -- Esrhaddon and the restoration of Babylon -- Secrets of the liver omens and Greek contributions to a palace -- egypt at last! -- Harem intrugues for a throne -- Brotherly settlements -- Loss of Egypt and Lydia -- Intrigues of Elam -- Failure of the dual monarchy -- Bel-ibni, the viceroy -- Decision of the gods; the death of Shamash-shum-ukin -- Laying the foundations of Chaldean empire -- Royal scholar -- Heirs of the ages -- Assyrian manor -- Imperial free city -- Business archives -- Arts and life -- Reed stylus of the scribe -- Divine mysteries -- Our lord king -- Ashur, the king-god -- tragedy -- Assyrian wolf.
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