Forty-Six. The Assyrians Abroad

  1. D. T. Potts
  1. Bradley J. Parker

Published Online: 26 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781444360790.ch46

A Companion to the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East

A Companion to the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East

How to Cite

Parker, B. J. (2012) The Assyrians Abroad, in A Companion to the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East (ed D. T. Potts), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444360790.ch46

Editor Information

  1. University of Sydney, Australia

Author Information

  1. University of Utah, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 APR 2012
  2. Published Print: 14 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405189880

Online ISBN: 9781444360790

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Keywords:

  • Assyrians abroad;
  • Assyrian state, of imperial proportions;
  • success of Neo-Assyrian imperialism;
  • military force, expanding Assyria's imperial domain;
  • relief carvings, from Assyrian palaces;
  • military expansion, charged military campaigns;
  • powers of Assyrian military, coercive diplomacy;
  • flexible policies, toward regions of the empire;
  • vassal obligations on existing polities;
  • Neo-Assyrian Empire, hegemonic control over states

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Modes of Expansion

  • Administrative Systems

  • Provincial Administration

  • Territoriality

  • Guide to Further Reading