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Weeden, Mark (2010) 'Tuwati and Wasusarma: Imitating the behaviour of Assyria.' IRAQ, 72. pp. 39-62.

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Abstract

This essay reviews the evidence concerning the Tabalian king Wasusarma and his father Tuwati, who appear in Neo-Assyrian and Urartian annals. The context for the removal of Wasusarma (Uassurme) from power by the Assyrian king is assumed to have lain in the events depicted in the large inscription of TOPADA. The historical and geographical import of this inscription is explored through a close reading of its historical portion, concluding that its background is set in a local struggle for power over north-western Cappadocia.

Item Type: Journal Article
SOAS Departments & Centres: Departments and Subunits > School of History, Religions & Philosophies > Department of History
Legacy Departments > Faculty of Languages and Cultures > Department of the Languages and Cultures of the Near and Middle East
ISSN: 00210889
Copyright Statement: © The British Institute for the Study of Iraq 2010. This is the published version of record. For information on re-use, please refer to the publisher’s terms and conditions.
DOI (Digital Object Identifier): https://doi.org/10.1017/S0021088900000589
Date Deposited: 03 Oct 2011 09:46
URI: https://eprints.soas.ac.uk/id/eprint/12376

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