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The Resource The mythology of kingship in Neo-Assyrian art, Mehmet-Ali Ataç

The mythology of kingship in Neo-Assyrian art, Mehmet-Ali Ataç

Label
The mythology of kingship in Neo-Assyrian art
Title
The mythology of kingship in Neo-Assyrian art
Statement of responsibility
Mehmet-Ali Ataç
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
732/.5
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
NB80
LC item number
.A83 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The mythology of kingship in Neo-Assyrian art, Mehmet-Ali Ataç
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. I. Human and animal ontology in the neo-Assyrian palace reliefs -- Ashurnasirpal II -- The anatomy of death -- Libation and prostration -- River crossing : human bodies, inflated animal skins -- The animal as tribute -- The liminality of the tributary -- Congenial contact with animals -- Tiglath-Pileser III -- The anatomy of battle -- Liminality and animal skins -- On camelback -- Of cattle and men -- Proximity, overlap, and analogy in the art of Tiglath-Pileser III -- Sargon II -- Hunt or sacrifice? -- Horse leg or human leg? -- Animals and gender -- Sennacherib -- Body and booty -- The massacres of Lachish -- The carnivore and the herbivore -- Ashurbanipal -- The hounds of Ashurbanipal -- Animal, vegetable, mineral -- pt. II. Kingship and priesthood in the art of Ashurnasirpal II -- The king, nonking -- "La salle dite 'G'" -- The mixta persona -- The king and the "sacred tree" -- The encounter -- pt. III. The semantics of sages and Mischwesen in neo-Assyrian art and thought -- Before the flood -- Fertilization and purification -- King the man, the King-Man -- "Tiamat's brood" -- The ancient Mesopotamian flood traditions -- Lord of the netherworld
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xx, 278 p.
Isbn
9780521517904
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2009026766
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn424332283
  • UtOrBLW
  • (OCoLC)ocn587552240
Label
The mythology of kingship in Neo-Assyrian art, Mehmet-Ali Ataç
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. I. Human and animal ontology in the neo-Assyrian palace reliefs -- Ashurnasirpal II -- The anatomy of death -- Libation and prostration -- River crossing : human bodies, inflated animal skins -- The animal as tribute -- The liminality of the tributary -- Congenial contact with animals -- Tiglath-Pileser III -- The anatomy of battle -- Liminality and animal skins -- On camelback -- Of cattle and men -- Proximity, overlap, and analogy in the art of Tiglath-Pileser III -- Sargon II -- Hunt or sacrifice? -- Horse leg or human leg? -- Animals and gender -- Sennacherib -- Body and booty -- The massacres of Lachish -- The carnivore and the herbivore -- Ashurbanipal -- The hounds of Ashurbanipal -- Animal, vegetable, mineral -- pt. II. Kingship and priesthood in the art of Ashurnasirpal II -- The king, nonking -- "La salle dite 'G'" -- The mixta persona -- The king and the "sacred tree" -- The encounter -- pt. III. The semantics of sages and Mischwesen in neo-Assyrian art and thought -- Before the flood -- Fertilization and purification -- King the man, the King-Man -- "Tiamat's brood" -- The ancient Mesopotamian flood traditions -- Lord of the netherworld
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xx, 278 p.
Isbn
9780521517904
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2009026766
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn424332283
  • UtOrBLW
  • (OCoLC)ocn587552240

Library Locations

    • Harold B. Lee Library Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 84602, US
      40.249156 -111.649242
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