14622Re: [ANE-2] Ashur and Ahura Mazda
- Dec 28, 2012See W. G. Lambert, 'Trees, Snakes and Gods in Ancient Syria and
Anatolia',/Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies//,
University of London /48, 1985, pp. 435-451; T. Orman, 'A Complex System
of Religous Symhols: The Case of the Winged Disc in Near Eastern Imagery
of the First Millennium BCE', in C. E. Suter and C. Uehlinger (edd.),
/Crafts and Images in Contact. Studies on Eastern Mediterranean Art of
the First Millenium BCE /(Fribourg, Academic Press, 2005), pp. 207-241,
especially 207-210; S.W. Holloway, /As(s(ur is King ! As(s(ur is King !
Religion in the Exercise of Power in the Neo-Assyrian Empire/
(Leiden-Boston-Ko"ln, Brill, 2002), pp. 66-67 ; M. A. Atac,, /The
Mythology of Kingship in Neo-Assyrian Art/ (Cambridge, CU.P., 2011), pp.
126-128 (overly speculative).
I hope this will help you begin.
Universite' de Provence.
Le 28/12/2012 18:59, Michael F. Lane a e'crit :
> Dear all,[Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
> Can any point me to some good summary sources on the origin and
> development of the god in the winged wheel motif, associated first (?)
> with Ashur and eventually with Ahura Mazda?
> All best wishes for the holidays,
> Michael F. Lane
> Univ. of Maryland Baltimore County
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