Organization, Representation, and Symbols of Power in the Ancient Near East

Organization, Representation, and Symbols of Power in the Ancient Near East

Author: Gernot Wilhelm

Publisher: Penn State Press

ISBN: 9781575066752

Category: History

Page: 843

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In July, 2008, the International Association for Assyriology met in Würzburg, Germany, for 5 days to deliver and listen to papers on the theme “Organization, Representation, and Symbols of Power in the Ancient Near East.” This volume, the proceedings of the conference, contains 70 of the papers read at the 54th annual Rencontre, including most of the papers from two workshop sessions, one on “collective governance” and the other on “the public and the state.” As the photo of the participants on the back cover demonstrates, the surroundings and ambience of the host city and university provided a wonderful backdrop for the meetings.
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