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Holloway, Steven - Assur is King! Assur is King!: Religion in the Exercise of Power in the Neo-Assyrian Empire - ( Item 115894 )

Published in Netherlands by Brill. 2002. First Edition First Impression. Near Fine Hardback. Corners very slightly bumped. No dustjacket as published. Steven Holloway's work is the first monograph devoted to Neo-Assyrian religious imperialism. Neo-Assyrian religious imperialism was expressed by punitive measures such as godnapping , the violent deportation of a vanquished foe s divine images, but also, and this is a far less-studied facet of this topic, by the geographical focus and extent of the material support the Assyrians lavished on favored polities, in effect a Marshall Plan aimed at winning over the elite citizenry pivotal to maintaining economic and political equilibrium.

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