Table of contents for Representations of political power : case histories from times of change and dissolving order in the ancient Near East / edited by Marlies Heinz and Marian H. Feldman.

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Preface 	 vii
Abbreviations 	 viii
List of Contributors 	 ix
Introduction: Representationâ¿¿Traditionâ¿¿Religion 	 1
Marlies Heinz and Marian H. Feldman
Part 1
Reestablishment of Order after 
Major Disruption
Emar and the Transition from Hurrian to Hittite Power 	 21
Regine Pruzsinszky
Frescoes, Exotica, and the Reinvention of the Northern Levantine Kingdoms 
during the Second Millennium b.c.e. 	 39
Marian H. Feldman
Sargon of Akkad: Rebel and Usurper in Kish 	 67
Marlies Heinz
Part 2
Changing Order from Within
The Royal Cemetery of Ur: 
Ritual, Tradition, and the Creation of Subjects 	 89
Susan Pollock
The Divine Image of the King: Religious Representation of Political Power 
in the Hittite Empire 	 111
Dominik Bonatz
Nabonidus the Mad King:
A Reconsideration of His Steles from Harran and Babylon 	 137
Paul-Alain Beaulieu
Part 3
Perceptions of a New Order
Cyrus the Great of Persia: Images and Realities 	 169
Amelie Kuhrt
The Migration and Sedentarization of the Amorites 
from the Point of View of the Settled Babylonian Population 	 193
Brit Jahn 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Middle East -- History -- To 622.
Middle East -- Politics and government.
Middle East -- Social conditions.