The article investigates the composition of Tiglath-pileser III's royal inscriptions (VIII cent. BC) in the framework of Assyrian historiography and vis-à-vis the communivative system of the time, as attested by sources of various provenience and in various languages and styles. The analysis is devoted to illustrate le mechanisms of composition and especially the meaning of variants.

Describing the Empire: Some Notes on Tiglath-pileser III’s Inscriptions

PONCHIA, Simonetta
2016-01-01

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The article investigates the composition of Tiglath-pileser III's royal inscriptions (VIII cent. BC) in the framework of Assyrian historiography and vis-à-vis the communivative system of the time, as attested by sources of various provenience and in various languages and styles. The analysis is devoted to illustrate le mechanisms of composition and especially the meaning of variants.
Neo-Assyrian history, ancient historiography, Tiglath-pileser III, Assyrian royal inscriptions, languages of power
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