From the Banks of the Euphrates: Studies in Honor of Alice Louise Slotsky
Although Near Eastern languages and the history of the exact sciences are known for being obscure and deliberately arcane to general audiences, Alice Slotsky has paradoxically established her legacy by exposing these topics to a wider audience. As a visiting professor at Brown University, Slotsky has taught more students than any previous Assyriologist and successfully brought this discipline to a wider audience than previously imagined possible. This volume, with articles written by former students, as well as colleagues, pays tribute to her broad interests.
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Recent developments in Egyptian chronology itself support the notion that
academic consensus can change and change fast if need be. Until the 1930s
and 1940s, the three pyramids of Giza were still often dated to the fourth
millennium b.c. ...
The present concern is with the list's portion for the years b.c., down to 30 August
30 b.c. That portion encompasses forty-three rulers dated to the first millennium
b.c. Ruler forty-four is the Roman ruler Octavian, later emperor Augustus, who ...
It is a happy confluence of circumstances for the chronologist that Cambyses
conquered Egypt around 525 b.c. and that ... For dating the third and second
millennium b.c., the current Model of ancient Egyptian chronology relies on so-
... second millennium b.c., roughly forty to fifty years for the first half of the second
millennium b.c., and about one to two centuries for the third millennium b.c.
Sothic dating is easily the single most characteristic concept of Egyptian
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The Eyes of Nefertiti
Les Lais or What Ever Became of Mesopotamian Mathematics?
House Omens in Mesopotamia and India
Anat for Nephthys A Possible Substitution in the Documents of the Ramesside Period
The Rough Draft of a NeoBabylonian Accounting Document
Mesopotamian Sexagesimal Numbers in Indian Arithmetic
In Praise of the Just
The Long Career of a Favorite Figure The apsamikku in NeoBabylonian Mathematics
A Short History of the Waters of the Firmament
Alls DUR That Ends Twr
A Commentary Text to Enūma Anu Enlil 14
A New Stone Inscription of Nebuchadnezzar II
Observations on The Diffusion of Military Technology Siege Warfare in the Near East and Greece
Two Ivory Carvings from Hierakonpolis
Some Details on the Transmission of Astral Omens