Chapter 24. Divine and Non-Divine Kingship

  1. Daniel C. Snell
  1. Philip Jones

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470997086.ch24

A Companion to the Ancient Near East

A Companion to the Ancient Near East

How to Cite

Jones, P. (2005) Divine and Non-Divine Kingship, in A Companion to the Ancient Near East (ed D. C. Snell), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470997086.ch24

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631232933

Online ISBN: 9780470997086

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Keywords:

  • divine kingship;
  • non-divine kingship;
  • intellectual experiences of power;
  • old babylonian period;
  • cosmic sovereignty

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Intellectual Experiences of Power

  • Divine Kingship in the Old Babylonian Period

  • Non-Divine Kingship in the First Millennium

  • The Social Experiences of Power

  • Conclusions