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Routes and Historical Geography in Central Anatolia," based on his close study of the Old Assyrian merchant documents and on his personal travels in the area.
Kanesh, inhabited continuously from the Chalcolithic period down to Roman times, flourished most strongly as an important merchant colony (karum) of the Old Assyrian kingdom, from ca.
The topics include visiting the royal stockyards, the Hittite Illuyanka myth, some speculative history on Esarhaddon's exile, and sisterly advice in an Old Assyrian letter on an endangered marriage.
Moreover, the Old Assyrian merchants appear to have been versed in the art of writing, although the writing system used in Cappadocia was somewhat elementary (showing that they were not professional scribes).
A Historical Geography of Anatolia in the Old Assyrian Colony Period.
Chapters 2-11 focus on evidence from particular cultures, times and places: Palaeolithic Europe, the Near Eastern and European Neolithic, Minoan Crete, the Old Babylonian and Old Assyrian periods in the Near East, Old and Middle Kingdom Egypt, Mycenaean Greece, Greek mythology, New Kingdom and Late Period Egypt and Classical Greece.
THE MIDDLE ASSYRIAN PROVINCES AS A VESTIGE OF THE LATE OLD ASSYRIAN PERIOD?
The motif is absent in the sources of the Ur III and Old Babylonian periods but reappears in the Old Assyrian royal inscriptions.