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NEST 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Robert Koldewey, Mudbrick, Google Earth
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January 28 19th-20th Century Explorers and Scholars - 612 BCE was the fall of Nineveh. - Nebuchadnezzar was a Babylonian King. - *know his name* - Assur was the capital of the Middle Assyrian Kingdom. - Cylinder seals you ...

Near Eastern Studies
NEST 101
Lisa Cooper
NEST 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Max Mallowan, Nimrud, Sennacherib
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January 23 Layard and Nimrud - Layard was the rst to excavate the North-West palace at Nimrud. - Behistun was the key to deciphering cuneiform. - Room in the palaces of Sennacherib and Ashurbanipal at Nineveh lled with bro...

Near Eastern Studies
NEST 101
Lisa Cooper
NEST 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Ashurnasirpal Ii, Nimrud, Behistun Inscription
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January 21 19th Century Explorers: Layard and Rawlinson - Cities of the Neo-Assyrian Empire (900-612 BCE): - Nimrud (ancient Kalhu): capital city founded by king Ashurnasirpal II (883 BCE). - Nineveh: capital city founded ...

Near Eastern Studies
NEST 101
Lisa Cooper
NEST 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Austen Henry Layard, Dur-Sharrukin, Ashurnasirpal Ii

January 18 Cities of the Neo-Assyrian Empire Cities of the Neo-Assyrian Empire (900 BCE - 612 BCE) - Nimrud (ancient Kalhu): - Capital city founded by king Ashurnasirpal II (883 BCE). - Khorsabad (ancient Dur-Sharrukin): -...

Near Eastern Studies
NEST 101
Lisa Cooper
NEST 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: James Silk Buckingham, Claudius Rich, Mesopotamia

January 16 Investigations of Mesopotamia Ancient Mesopotamia - Kassite Period (1490 BCE - 1155 BCE) - Explorers: Buckingham Porter. - Nao-Babylonian (900 BCE - 539 BCE) - Explorers: Buckingham, Porter, Rich. - Neo-Assyri...

Near Eastern Studies
NEST 101
Lisa Cooper
NEST 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Photogrammetry, Near East, Chalcolithic

January 14 Excavations in the Near East - When you nd a pit, you must clear it out before you continue excavations. - ie. Sometimes youll nd coins in latrines that aect dating if they slip deeper into the ground. - Once an...

Near Eastern Studies
NEST 101
Lisa Cooper
NEST 101 Lecture 4: Excavations at Near Eastern Tell Sites

January 11 Excavations at Near Eastern Tell Sites - Stones at a site indicate foundation, roads, or oors. - Stratigraphy: the analysis of the order and position of layers of archaeological remains. - Architecture must be r...

Near Eastern Studies
NEST 101
Lisa Cooper
NEST 101 Lecture 1: Geographical Overview of the Near East and Egypt

January 4 Geographical Overview of the Near East and Egypt - Near East (used in antiquity) Middle East (used now) Western Asia used now but doesnt include Egypt) - Turkey Anatolia. - The earliest civilizations of Mesopotam...

Near Eastern Studies
NEST 101
Lisa Cooper
NEST 319 Lecture 29: Lecture 29 Notes
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Lecture 29 Notes Wednesday, 28 November 2018 12:00 PM The Neo-Assyrian Period, from after Ashurnasirpal II to the F all of Nineveh Notable Kings of the Neo -Assyrian Period Shalmaneser III (858-824 BCE)--> has further mili...

Near Eastern Studies
NEST 319
Dr. Lisa Cooper
NEST 319 Lecture 27: Lecture 27 Notes
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Lecture 27 Notes Friday, 23 November 2018 12:01 PM Neo-Assyrian Period - Ashurnasirpal IIs North-West Palace at Nimrud Nimrud North West Palace --> a large structure with a lot of rooms Throne Room B --> This is the princi...

Near Eastern Studies
NEST 319
Dr. Lisa Cooper
NEST 319 Lecture 26: Lecture 26 Notes
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Lecture 26 Notes Wednesday, 21 November 2018 12:01 PM Ashur and the Middle Assyrian Period, and the Rise of Assyria in the Neo-Assyrian Period Middle Assyrian Period (Continued): Ashur --> the capital city of Assyria on th...

Near Eastern Studies
NEST 319
Dr. Lisa Cooper
NEST 319 Lecture Notes - Lecture 30: List Of Kings Of Babylon, List Of Monarchs Of Persia, Nabonidus
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find more resources at oneclass.com Lecture 30 Notes Wednesday, 5 December 2018 11:30 PM End of Assyria and Neo -Babylonian Period Neo-Babylonian Period --> of the Chaldean Dynasty Notable...

Near Eastern Studies
NEST 319
Dr. Lisa Cooper
NEST 319 Lecture 28: Lecture 28 Notes
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Lecture 28 Notes Monday, 26 November 2018 12:05 PM Neo-Assyrian Period - Ashurnasirpal IIs North-West Palace at Nimrud (Continued) Assyrian Chariots Chase the Enemy on Horseback --> depicts a scene where there are fallen t...

Near Eastern Studies
NEST 319
Dr. Lisa Cooper
NEST 319 Lecture Notes - Lecture 25: First Babylonian Dynasty, Zagros Mountains, Enlil
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find more resources at oneclass.com Lecture 25 Notes Monday, 19 November 2018 12:08 PM Mesopotamian Kingdoms of the 2nd Millennium BCE: Kassi tes, Hurrians, Hittites and Assyrians 1595 BCE --> when Old B...

Near Eastern Studies
NEST 319
Dr. Lisa Cooper
NEST 319 Lecture 19: Lecture 19 Notes
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Lecture 19 Notes Monday, 29 October 2018 12:16 PM Middle Bronze Age Tell Umm el Marra --> thought to be a subjectsubsidiary city of the larger king in Ebla (although there is evidence of a kingere, he would be under the po...

Near Eastern Studies
NEST 319
Dr. Lisa Cooper

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