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The Neo-Babylonian Workshop of the 53rd RAI

City Administration in Neo-Babylonian Times

Edited by Cornelia Wunsch

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Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale

The Neo-Babylonian Workshop of the 53rd RAI

City Administration in Neo-Babylonian Times

Edited by Cornelia Wunsch

During the 53e Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale, a workshop focusing on city administration in Neo-Babylonian times was held in St. Petersburg. Approximately a dozen papers from that workshop are published here, on various topics such as city planning, correspondence, legal procedures, the role of astronomy, personal status in society, and local governance in southern Babylonia during this era.

 

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During the 53e Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale, a workshop focusing on city administration in Neo-Babylonian times was held in St. Petersburg. Approximately a dozen papers from that workshop are published here, on various topics such as city planning, correspondence, legal procedures, the role of astronomy, personal status in society, and local governance in southern Babylonia during this era.

Baker, Heather D. Beyond Planning: How the Babylonian City Was Formed

Frame, Grant City Administration of Uruk in the Neo-Assyrian Period

Hackl, Johannes Language Death and Dying Reconsidered: the Rôle of Late Babylonian as a Vernacular Language

Head, Ronan Slaves, Servants, or Something Else? The Case of the Murašû Subordinates

Kleber, Kristin Rhetorical Strategies in Letters of Babylonian Officials

Ossendrijver, Mathieu Babylonian Astronomers in Context: A Network Approach

Sandowicz, Malgorzata On Appellate Procedures in the Neo-Babylonian Times

Waerzeggers, Caroline Local Government and Persian Rule in Babylonia: The Rise of the Ša-našišu Family during the Reign of Darius I

Wallenfels, Ronald Seleucid Babylonian “Official” and “Private” Seals Reconsidered

Zadok, Ran The Functionaries of Borsippa (c–484 BC)

Zawadzki, Stefan The Hindaneans in the Neo-Babylonian Empire

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