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Language of Amarna - Language of Diplomacy: Perspectives on the Amarna Letters

Language of Amarna - Language of Diplomacy: Perspectives on the Amarna Letters (Hardback)

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It is a generally accepted presumption that during the Late Bronze Age the language accepted for the 'international' or 'diplomatic' written communication between the representatives or members of the particular polities within the Ancient Near East was Akkadian, or more accurately Peripheral Akkadian. Thus it is the aim of this publication to analyze the corpus of Amarna letters on the subject of diplomatic terminology and procedures.

History & PoliticsArchaeologyArchaeology by period / regionPrehistoric archaeologyHistory & PoliticsHistory: ChronologicalAncient history: to c 500 CEClassical history / classical civilisationHistory & PoliticsPolitics & governmentInternational relationsInternational institutions Publisher: Czech Institute of Egyptology Publication Date: 09/03/2007 ISBN-13: 9788073081911  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Jana Mynssrovss is a researcher at the Czech Institute of Egyptology, Charles University (Prague), where she specialises in the Peripheral Akkadian, ancient diplomacy, interrelations between Egypt and the Near East in the second millennium B.C. as well as the history and archaeology of the New Kingdom.

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