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The Neo-Babylonian Correspondence of Sargon and Sennacherib

Cover of published volume M. Dietrich, The Neo-Babylonian Correspondence of Sargon and Sennacherib (2003)

This subproject of State Archives of Assyria online (SAAo) includes a web version of the introduction of the book M. Dietrich, The Neo-Babylonian Correspondence of Sargon and Sennacherib (State Archives of Assyria 17), 2003, as well as fully searchable and richly annotated (lemmatised) editions of the 207 Neo-Babylonian letters written to the Assyrian kings Sargon II (721-705 BC) and Sennacherib (704-681 BC). The introduction can be accessed via the links in the SAA 17 main menu and the corpus can be browsed by clicking on this link [/saao/saa17/pager]. Note, at present (May, 2020), that the book is not available at the publisher Eisenbrauns [https://www.eisenbrauns.org/books/series/book_SeriesStateArchivesofAssyria.html ], an imprint of Penn State University Press.

The editions presented on SAAo/SAA17 have been adapted from Manfried Dietrich, The Neo-Babylonian Correspondence of Sargon and Sennacherib (State Archives of Assyria 17), 2003 and were lemmatised by Mikko Luukko, 2009-11, as part of the AHRC-funded research project "Mechanisms of Communication in an Ancient Empire: The Correspondence between the King of Assyria and his Magnates in the 8th Century BC" [https://www.ucl.ac.uk/sargon/] (AH/F016581/1; University College London) directed by Karen Radner. The annotated editions are released under the Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike license 3.0.

Click here [/saao/index.html] to visit the Main SAAo Portal and this link [/saao/pager] to browse the entire SAA corpus.

The web version of the introduction of SAA 17 was prepared by Jamie Novotny, 2020.

Since August 2015, SAAo has been part of the Munich Open-access Cuneiform Corpus Initiative [https://www.en.ag.geschichte.uni-muenchen.de/research/mocci/index.html] (MOCCI), which is based at and supported by Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München [https://www.en.uni-muenchen.de/index.html]. Between 2015 and 2020, work on SAAo was supported by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation [https://www.humboldt-foundation.de/web/home.html] through funds provided to LMU's Alexander von Humboldt Chair of the Ancient History of the Near and Middle East [https://www.en.ag.geschichte.uni-muenchen.de/chairs/chair_radner/staff_radner/index.html].

For further details, see the "About the Project" [/saao/abouttheproject/index.html] page.

 
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