Neo-Babylonian Network Meeting


Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Main Building, Room 9-A-33

Neo-Babylonian Network Meeting

CLUE+ Research Institute for Culture, History and Heritage


Conference / Symposium


14.30 Welcome & Coffee
14.45-15.15 Uzume Wijnsma (Universiteit Leiden)
“Political legitimacy in the Persian Empire: the cases of Egypt and Babylonia”
Response: Paola Corò (Università Ca' Foscari, Venezia)
15.15-15.45 Aurelie Paci (Université Paris-Sorbonne)
“Local authorities in Upper Mesopotamia: composition, organization and administration of the Middle and Neo-Assyrian Empire, 16th-8th centuries”
Response: NN
15.45-16.15 Louise Neuville (Université Paris-Sorbonne)
“The constitution of the libraries through the transfer of their collections in Mesopotamia from the Middle-Assyrian Period to the beginning of the Achaemenid Period”
Response: Caroline Waerzeggers (Universiteit Leiden)
16.15-16.40 Coffee break
16.40-17.00 Ludovica Cecilia (Sapienza, Università di Roma)
“An unusual Hymn to Nergal”
17.00-17.30 Michèle Meijer (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)
“Lost or not found? The absence of the gala/kalû’s third gender characteristics in first-millennium sources”
Response: Kathleen Abraham (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)
17.30-18.00 Pieter Alkemade (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)
“Entrepreneurship in the Achaemenid period: the business aspirations of an Egibi in a village near Babylon”
Response: Cornelia Wunsch (SOAS London / Dresden)