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Author Gaspa, Salvatore, author.

Title Textiles in the neo-Assyrian empire : a study of terminology / Salvatore Gaspa
Published Boston : Walter de Gruyter Inc., 2018
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Description 1 online resource
Series Studies in ancient Near Eastern records ; volume 19
Studies in ancient Near Eastern records ; v. 19
Contents Frontmatter -- Acknowledgements -- Contents -- Abbreviations -- 1. Introduction -- 2. The management of textiles in the Neo-Assyrian Empire: sources and administrative practices -- 3. Textile production and consumption in the Neo-Assyrian Empire -- 4. Textiles in the trade of the Neo-Assyrian Empire -- 5. Garments for kings, queens, soldiers and gods -- 6. Neo-Assyrian textiles: the lexicon -- 7. Conclusions -- Appendix A: Tables -- Appendix B: Neo-Assyrian administrative texts dealing with textiles -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Index of selected textile terms -- Index of selected Akkadian words related to textiles
Summary The book analyses the Assyrian textile terminology of the first millennium BC. Terms for raw materials, textile procedures, and textile end products consumed in first-millennium BC Assyria are classified according to their meaning and compared with other dialects of Akkadian as well as other Semitic languages. The study also discusses the management of textile production and consumption in Assyria by the state administration
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on April 30, 2018)
Subject Textile fabrics -- Middle East -- History
Textile fabrics -- Middle East -- Terminology
Textile industry -- Middle East -- History
Textile industry -- Middle East -- Terminology
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Industries -- General.
Textile fabrics.
Textile industry.
Middle East.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2018012783
ISBN 1501503057