Vient de paraître… الشرق Ash sharq 2018/2

الشرق Ash sharq 2018/2 (Bulletin of the Ancient Near East. Archaeological, Historical and Societal Studies) vient de paraître!

Contents
Claudia Suter, The Victory Stele of Dadusha of Eshnunna: A New Look at its Unusual Culminating Scene …………………………………………. 1
Jesper Eidem, Pakute – an Assyrian ‘Ghost Castle’ on the Rania Plain…………………………………………………………………………………………… 29
Tobias Helms and Tim Kerig, The Ottoman and 20th Century Village of Jafrakani Kon: A Rescue Excavation in the Soran District (Iraqi Kurdistan) ……………………………………………………………………………….. 42
Daniele Morandi Bonacossi, Twelve Royal Stelas for Twelve Great Gods: New Discoveries at the Khinis Monumental Complex …… 75
Laura Battini, Old Babylonian Images of Violence in the Official and Popular Media …………………………………………………………………………… 95
Imane Fayyad, An Example of Domestic Mamluk Architecture in Damascus (14th and 15th centuries) ………………………………………. 131

الشرق Ash sharq (ISSN 2513-8529) is an Archaeopress Journal

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Josette Elayi, Sennacherib, King of Assyria

A critical resource for students and scholars of the ancient Near East and the Bible

Josette Elayi’s Sennacherib, King of Assyria is the only biography of Sargon II’s famous son. Elayi traces the reign of Sennacherib in context in order to illuminate more fully the life and contributions of this warlord, builder, innovator, and social reformer—a unique figure among the Assyrian kings. Elayi offers both an evaluation of this royal figure and an assessment of the Assyrian Empire by interpreting the historical information surrounding the decisive events of his reign.

Features: • Exploration of why Sennacherib did not seize Jerusalem or remove Hezekiah from the throne • An extensive investigation of annals, royal inscriptions, letters, palace reliefs, clay tablets, and excavation reports • Maps and tables

Josette Elayi is honorary researcher at the French National Center for Scientific Research. She is the editor of Transeuphratene, editor of seventy books, and author of more than thirty books, including Sargon II, King of Assyria (2017).

Exposition « Mesha et la Bible »

« Mésha et la Bible : quand une stèle raconte l’Histoire ». Exposition
au Collège de France (11 place Marcelin Berthelot, 75005 Paris), du 15
septembre au 19 octobre, avec la collaboration exceptionnelle du Musée
du Louvre.

A l’occasion des journées européennes du patrimoine les 15 et 16
septembre, une exposition débutera au Collège de France, intitulée
« Mésha et la Bible : quand une pierre raconte l’Histoire ». Gratuite,
elle sera installée dans le foyer du Collège de France (entre les
amphithéâtres Marguerite de Navarre et Guillaume Budé), et se
maintiendra jusqu’au 19 octobre (visites de 10h-18h). »

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Semitica 60

Semitica 60, édité par Michael Langlois sous la direction de Thomas Römer. Leuven, Peeters, 2018. 555 p.

  • Jean-Marie Durand & Grégory Chambon. Le creusement d’un puits à l’époque amorrite.
  • Koowon Kim. List of filial duties: its narratological role in the ʾAqhatu story.
  • Israel Finkelstein, Thomas Römer, Christophe Nicolle, Zachary C. Dunseth, Assaf Kleiman, Juliette Mas & Naomi Pora. Excavations at Kiriath-jearim near Jerusalem, 2017: preliminary report.
  • Assaf Kleiman. Comments on the Archaeology and History of Tell el-Farʿah North (Biblical Tirzah) in the Iron IIA.
  • Gaby Abousamra. Huit stèles funéraires phéniciennes inédites.
  • Edgar Kellenberger. Once Again: the Fable of Jotham (Judg 9) and Aesop.
  • Isabel Cranz. The Rhetoric of Prohibitions: Divination and Magic in Deuteronomy and Leviticus.
  • Innocent Himbaza. Le Pentateuque a-t-il été compilé et édité en hâte ?.
  • Nadav Naʾaman. Echoes of the Israelite Conquest and Settlement of the Mishor in the Book of Numbers.
  • Benedikt Hensel. Cult Centralization in the Persian Period: Biblical and Historical Perspectives.
  • Zoltán Niederreiter & Benjamin Sass. On a cylinder seal with a newly deciphered Arabian legend.
  • André Lemaire & Michael C.A. Macdonald. Some ancient north Arabian notes.
  • Matthew Phillip Monger. 4Q216 – A New Material Analysis.
  • Clément Moussé. Les sanctuaires des prophètes chez les pèlerins chrétiens et musulmans, le sanctuaire d’Hébron ou le Ḥaram al-Ḫalīl.
  • Papers delivered at the workshop “The Assyria–Levant Experience: Postcolonial Perspectives” held in Paris on 24–25 February 2017.
  • Ido Koch. Introductory framework for Assyrian-Levantine colonial encounters.
  • Christian Frevel. Was Aram an Empire? A kind of a shibboleth-question.
  • Ido Koch & Lidar Sapir-Hen. Beersheba–Arad Valley during the Assyrian Period.
  • Lionel Marti. The Levant and Assyria: perspectives from Assyrian royal inscriptions.
  • Yifat Thareani. Revenge of the conquered: paths of resistance in the Assyrian city of Dan.
  • Virginia R. Herrmann. Cosmopolitan Politics in the Neo-Assyrian Empire: Local Elite Identity at Zincirli-Samʾal.
  • Jakob Wöhrle. “Woe to the Bloody City” (Nah 3:1) Postcolonial Perspectives on the Image of Assyria in the Book of Nahum and its Early Reception History.