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Esarhaddon, King of Assyria / Josette Elayi
Ouvrage
Publication: Columbus : Lockwood Press, 2023 Description: 1 vol. (XIV-158 p.) : ill., cartes ; 23 cmISBN: 9781957454979.Langue: AnglaisPays: Etats-Unis Auteur principal: Elayi, Josette, 1943-...., Auteur Résumé: "Esarhaddon, King of Assyria continues Josette Elayi’s narrative journey through the lives of the kings of the Neo-Assyrian Empire. Using both archaeological and textual evidence, Elayi examines the contentious circumstances surrounding Esarhaddon’s accession to the throne in 681 BCE, his rebuilding of Babylon, which had been destroyed by his father Sennacherib, his successful campaigns in Media, the Arabian Peninsula, Anatolia, the Caucasus, and the Levant, and his ultimate achievement, the conquest of Egypt in 671 BCE. Throughout, Elayi presents a rich portrait of this enigmatic figure, whose short but impactful reign was plagued by chronic illness and a complex and ultimately fatal relationship with his court officials. Yet, through it all, Esarhaddon emerges as one of the most scholarly and most politically successful kings of the empire" (Source : éditeur). Item type: Ouvrage List(s) this item appears in: MOM-AOR-Année 2023 | MSHM - Orient 2024
Holdings
Current library Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode
Lyon : MOM - Bibliothèque de la Maison de l'Orient et de la Méditerranée Libre accès Papier AOR DS73.85. E55 2023 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available 154334
Nanterre : MSH Mondes - Bibliothèque d’archéologie et des sciences de l’Antiquité D.351/600 ELAY (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available BMRG34998

Bibliogr. p. 147-150. Notes bibliogr. Index p. 151-158

"Esarhaddon, King of Assyria continues Josette Elayi’s narrative journey through the lives of the kings of the Neo-Assyrian Empire. Using both archaeological and textual evidence, Elayi examines the contentious circumstances surrounding Esarhaddon’s accession to the throne in 681 BCE, his rebuilding of Babylon, which had been destroyed by his father Sennacherib, his successful campaigns in Media, the Arabian Peninsula, Anatolia, the Caucasus, and the Levant, and his ultimate achievement, the conquest of Egypt in 671 BCE. Throughout, Elayi presents a rich portrait of this enigmatic figure, whose short but impactful reign was plagued by chronic illness and a complex and ultimately fatal relationship with his court officials. Yet, through it all, Esarhaddon emerges as one of the most scholarly and most politically successful kings of the empire"
(Source : éditeur)

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