Chapter 27. Ethnicity

  1. Daniel C. Snell
  1. Henri Limet

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470997086.ch27

A Companion to the Ancient Near East

A Companion to the Ancient Near East

How to Cite

Limet, H. (2005) Ethnicity, in A Companion to the Ancient Near East (ed D. C. Snell), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470997086.ch27

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:

  • ancient near eastern ethnicity;
  • sumerians;
  • akkadians;
  • prejudices;
  • city patriotism

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Ethnic Players

  • Prejudices

  • City Patriotism versus Nomadism

  • Nomadic Culture

  • City and Religion

  • Nationalism

  • Ethnicity and Language

  • Art, Religion, and Ethnicity

  • Roles of Foreigners

  • Assyria and Babylonia as National Ideas

  • Babylonians against Assyrians

  • Ethnicity Under the Persians and Later