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Assyrian empire builders

"The correspondence between Sargon II, king of Assyria (721-705 BC), and his governors and magnates is the largest text corpus of this kind known from antiquity and provides insight into the mechanisms of communication between the top levels of authority in an ancient empire. This website presents these letters together with resources and materials for their study and on their historical and cultural context."

Format:  Website
Publisher:  Mechanisms of communication in the Assyrian empire. History Department, University College
Publication City:  London
Date:  2009