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Taxation and conscription in the Assyrian empire

J. N. Postgate

Taxation and conscription in the Assyrian empire

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Published by Biblical Institute Press in Rome .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Assyria,
  • Assyria.
    • Subjects:
    • Akkadian language -- Texts.,
    • Taxation -- Assyria.,
    • Draft -- Assyria.,
    • Assyria -- Politics and government.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] J. N. Postgate.
      SeriesStudia Pohl: series maior,, 3, Studia Pohl., 3.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPJ3861 .P6
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 441 p.
      Number of Pages441
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5107320M
      LC Control Number74179694

      assyrian king had absolute political control over empire, all land belonged to them, all ppl were his servants All-Powerful King~Divine Right king promoted idea that gods chose him to rule as their earthly representative, chose a successor among sons. During the Middle Assyrian Age armies were raised from the Assyrian population. Any adult Assyrian male could be conscripted into the army and annual army service was a key component of the Tax obligations attached to the tenure of land. Military campaigns were only fought in the summer after the harvest had been brought in.


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Taxation and conscription in the Assyrian empire (Studia Pohl: series maior) Unknown Binding – January 1, by J. N Postgate (Author)Author: J. N Postgate. Genre/Form: Texts Sources (form) Commentaries (form) Textes: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Postgate, J.N.

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Taxation and conscription in the Assyrian empire in SearchWorks catalog Skip to search Skip to main content. Taxation -- Assyria. Draft -- Assyria. Assyria -- Politics and government. Notes. Revised version of the author's thesis, Cambridge,originally presented under title: Taxes and military conscription in Assyria.

Bibliography: p. xvi-xix. Language. English Dewey Number. Libraries Australia ID. ; Contributed by Libraries Australia. J. Postgate: Taxation and conscription in the Assyrian empire. (Studia Pohl: Series Maior, 3.) xx, pp.

Eome: Biblical Institute Press, - Volume 38 Issue Author: H. Saggs. book by the reviewer 'Taxation and Conscription in the Assyrian Empire' Rome ). However, in none of these cases has a complete re-examination of the texts been attempted, and this is what the book under review has done; in addition, the author has included 'Sche-dules' from the Niniveh archives, which have never been properly edited before.

④ şab-šarri was a general term for the compulsory serviceman recruited from the Assyrian citizens, mainly consisting of people who serve ilku obligation in the provinces. Postgate, Taxation and Conscription in the Assyrian Empire, pp. ) [81]. SOME REMARKS ON CONDITIONS IN THE ASSYRIAN COUNTRYSIDE *) BY J.

POSTGATE (Baghdad) In C.H.W. Johns published an interesting group of texts from the archives of the Neo-Assyrian kings at Nineveh, under the title of 'An Assyrian Doomsday Book or liber censualis of the district round Harran, in the seventh century B.C.'.

In contrast to some. The Assyrian is the first of a two-part series about Tiglath Ashur, the son of Sennacherib, who ruled as king of Assyria from BC, Assyria's Golden Age. This hefty book begins with Tiglath's birth to a Greek concubine in Nineveh, where as a child he narrowly escapes from castration (apparently Assyrian kings would thin their herd of sons /5.

Map of the Assyrian Empire at its Greatest Extant ( BC.) This map reveals the Assyrian Empire in BC under its greatest rulers: Tiglath-Pileser III ( BC), Sargon II ( BC), Sennacherib ( BC), Esarhaddon ( BC), and Ashurbanipal ( BC).

After Ashurbanipal died in BC. The people of Assyria were required to pay taxes to the government in the form of food, goods, gold, labor, military supplies, and soldiers for the army.

An extensive network of roads and grain depots were built during the New Empire. They helped speed communication and army travel. The Assyrians built on large scales using mostly mud brick and. This book is part of the World History Series by Lucent Books. In this addition to the series, author and historian Don Nardo looks at the Assyrian Empire, following the course of its history from prehistoric time to its final destruction at the hands of the Babylonians and Medes/5(5).

Zusammenfassung. Spengler’s monumental work “Der Untergang des Abendlandes” criticised the previous Eurocentric concept of history and brought the civilizations of Egypt, Babylon, Central America, India, China and Arabia into the discussion In this he was paving way to the modern concept of global history Babylon was an adept example of a fallen Author: Raija Mattila.

The book is centred on the Neo-Assyrian Empire, and more particularly on its last years (from BC to the fall of Nineveh on BC ), rather than on the whole history of Assyria, which begins in circa BC The previous periods are dealt with in three pages which are intended to provide by: Ashurnasirpal II, son of Tukulti-Ninurta II, is the first 'great' king of the Neo-Assyrian period.

A very clear trend towards decline was observed during the reign of Adad-nirari III and this decline reached its lowest point in the subsequent period, the reigns of Shalmaneser IV (), Ashur-dan III ( 5), and Ashur-nirari V ().

University of Cambridge; author of Taxation and Conscription in the Assyrian Empire (), The First Empires () and Bronze Age Bureaucracy () Malcolm Schofield, Professor Emeritus of Ancient Philosophy, University of Cambridge; author of The Stoic Idea of the City () and Plato: political philosophy ().

C., the Assyrian Empire included almost all of the old centers of civilization and power in Southwest Asia. Assyrian officials governed lands closest to Assyria as provinces and made them dependent territories. Assyrian kings controlled these dependent regions by choosing their rulers or by supporting kings who aligned themselves with Assyria.

Taxation and Conscription in the Assyrian Empire. (Studia Pohl, Series Maior 3.) Roma: Pontifical Biblical Institute. the end of the Hittite Empire: Problems of reuniting history and archaeology at Kilise Tepe. Newsletter of the Department of Archaeology and History of Art, Bilkent University, 4, ().

Review: The Book of. Discover the mighty kingdom of Assyria, which came to be the world’s first great empire three thousand years ago. From the 9th to the 7th centuries BC, during the imperial phase of Assyria’s long history, modern day northern Iraq was the central region of a state reaching from the Mediterranean Sea to the Persian Gulf, and incorporating what is now Iraq, Syria, and.

Rebel countries were now annexed to the Empire as new provinces, whereby hundreds of thousands of people were deported to other parts of the Empire and the annexed country was totally reorganized in Assyrian fashion. This involved imposition of a uniform taxation and conscription system, uniform standards.

Babylonia (băbĬlō´nēə), ancient empire of name is sometimes given to the whole civilization of S Mesopotamia, including the states established by the city rulers of Lagash, Akkad (or Agade), Uruk, and Ur in the 3d millennium BC Historically it is limited to the first dynasty of Babylon established by Hammurabi (c BC), and to the Neo-Babylonian period after the.

This book concentrates particularly on how the Assyrian use of written documentation affected the nature and ethos of government, and compares this to contemporary practices in other palatial administrations at Nuzi, Alalah, Ugarit, and in Greece Taxation and conscription in the Assyrian empire by J.

N Postgate Postgate, J. (John. In all of ancient history, the fall of the Assyrian Empire is one of the most impressive and renowned; the military process was rapid, and a great power was toppled from the height of its influence, might, and wealth within a short time, after which it.

The Neo-Assyrian Empire arose in the 10th century BC. Ashurnasirpal II is credited for utilizing sound strategy in his wars of conquest. While aiming to secure defensible frontiers, he would launch raids further inland against his opponents as a means of securing economic benefit, as he did when campaigning in the Levant.

The result meant that the economic prosperity of the Headquarters: Kalhu (Nimrud), Assur. Start studying Western Civ DE Chapter 2 Quiz 2. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

Search. Doubt that the early books of the Hebrew Bible Reflect the true history of Israelites. The Assyrian army was able to conquer and maintain an empire due to its. People Of Ancient Assyria 3 FOREWORD AM indebted to Professor M.

Mallowan, Director of the British School of Archaeology in Iraq (Gertrude Bell Memorial), for permission to reproduce photographs I took during the excavations at Nimrud. The three maps in this book were prepared by M.

Knop, Chief Topographical Officer of the Geodetic. The major focus of Assyrian taxation and bureaucracy was to keep the army funded and trained, which allowed them to completely dominate their neighbors for well over a century. By the time of the reign of Assyrian king Tiglath-Pilezer III (r.

– BCE), the Assyrians had pushed their borders to the Mediterranean in the west and to Persia. The Nimrud wine lists: a study of men and administration at the Assyrian capital in the eighth century B.C. / by J. Kinnier Wilson; with a foreword by Sir Max Mallowan.

PJ K46 Taxation and conscription in the Assyrian empire [by] J. Postgate. The Assyrian Empire. Before BCE, Assyria was just a small trading community north of the Tigris River in Mesopotamia.

However, from that point until its. ethnic boundaries (Postgate ). Incorporation into the Neo-Assyrian Empire thus included coopting and appeasing local elites and creating loyalty among the many ethnic and linguistic groups that made up the empire (Parpola ).

But at the same time, Assyria was an exploitative polity. Much of the effort of the. The tax collection mechanism also had a system where taxes provided financial resources to the central government for the revival of economic life in. Define Assyrian Empire.

Assyrian Empire synonyms, Assyrian Empire pronunciation, Assyrian Empire translation, English dictionary definition of Assyrian Empire. Assyria (redirected from Assyrian Empire) Also found in: Thesaurus, Taxation and Conscription in the Assyrian Empire (Rome: Pontifical Biblical Institute, ), Taxation and Conscription The Economic Structure of the Assyrian Empire”, ().

The Governor’s Palace Archive (Cuneiform Texts from Nimrud 2), The Neo-Assyrian Period”, Author: K Radner. the language spoken by Jesus Christ. As a Semitic language, the Assyrian language is related to Hebrew and Arabic but predates both. The Assyrians were the first to accept Christianity in the first century A.D.

Despite the subsequent Islamic conquest of the region, the Assyrian Church flourished and its adherents at one time numbe,File Size: KB. The Assyrians are typically Syriac-speaking Christians who claim descent from Assyria, one of the oldest civilizations in the world, dating back to BC in ancient Mesopotamia.

Assyria itself existed as an independent state (and often imperial power) in what is today northern Iraq, north eastern Syria. Assyrian Empire. In spite of the efforts of Assyrian kings Tiglath-pileser II (r. BC) and Ashur-dan II (r. BC), the Aramaeans had spread around the Euphrates and Tigris rivers.

In his reign ( BC) Adad-nirari II fought numerous military campaigns of expansion and made a treaty with Babylon that lasted eighty years. A Ab The fifth month TT of the Assyrian year TT, equivalent to July-August in the modern calendar. Ablution ritual See Bit rimki TT. Adar The twelfth month TT of the Assyrian year TT, equivalent to February-March in the modern calendar; it could be intercalated TT.

akitu [1] The New Year festival, performed over 11 days at the spring equinox TT and featuring the gods'. The Neo-Assyrian Empire, which reached its peak approximately 2, years ago, claimed jurisdiction over roughly the same territory as ISIS’s self proclaimed Caliphate, Abu Bakr al.

Over the centuries of its long existence, the Assyrian empire expanded and grew only to fail and fall many times. Scholars divide Assyrian history into three main periods: the Old Kingdom, the Middle Empire and the Neo-Assyrian Empire. While Assyria ended as a political entity, Assyrians as a people still live today in parts of Iran and Iraq.

The flag of the Assyrian independence movement. The Assyrian struggle for Independence was waged by the Assyrian Patriarch and the chiefs (Assyrian: malik) of the Assyrians between andwith later assistance from the British Empire, against the Ottoman Empire, the Soviet Union, the Persian Empire, the Kingdom of Iraq, the French Mandate of Syria, and the British.

Scheepers: Neo-Assyrian non-interference Policy OTE 23/2 (), representatives of the national god Assur. 6 There is no doubt however, that the Neo-Assyrians from the first millennium B.C.E. were quite aware of the long tradition on which they were building, despite the immense span of time.The thirteen-book series includes over illustrations.

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