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Amélie Kuhrt

Amélie Kuhrt

Amélie Kuhrt FBA (born 1944) is a historian and specialist in the history of the ancientNear East.

Professor Emerita atUniversity College London, she specialises in the social, cultural and political history of the region from c.3000-

100 BC, especially the Assyrian, Babylonian, Persian and Seleucid empires. She was co-organiser of the Achaemenid History

[1]

Kuhrt was elected a Fellow of the British Academy in 2001. [2] She is currently a member of the British Academy's Projects

Committee, which is responsible for assessing the scope for new projects and initiatives sponsored by the Academy. [3]

Contents

Selected books

Selected articles

References

External links

Selected books

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The Ancient Near East : c.3000-330 BC. London : Routledge, 1995. ISBN 0-415-01353-4 (v.1), ISBN 0-415-12872-2 . London : Routledge, 1995.ISBN 0-415-01353-4 (v.1), ISBN 0-415-12872-2

(v.2)

Images of women in Antiquity. With Averil Cameron. London : Routledge, 1993. ISBN 0-415-09095-4 . With Averil Cameron. London : Routledge, 1993. ISBN 0-415-09095-4

Selected articles

"Ancient Near Eastern History: The Case of Cyrus the Great of Persia", in Hugh G. M. Williamson (ed), Understanding the History of Ancient Israel . OUP/British Academy nHugh G. M. Williamson(ed), Understanding the History of Ancient Israel. OUP/British Academy 2007.ISBN 0-19-726401-8, pp. 107–127

"Cyrus the Great of Persia: Images and Realities", in M. Heinz & M. H. Feldman (eds),Representations of Political Power: Case Histories from Times of Change and Dissolving Order in the Representations of Political Power: Case Histories from Times of Change and Dissolving Order in the Ancient Near East, pp. 174–175. Eisenbrauns, 2007.ISBN 1-57506-135-X

"The Problem of Achaemenid Religious Policy", in B. Groneberg & H. Spieckermann (eds.),Die Welt der Gotterbilder , Walter de Gruyter, 2007, pp. 117–142 Die Welt der Gotterbilder, Walter de Gruyter, 2007, pp. 117–142

"Sennacherib's Siege of Jerusalem", in A.K. Bowman et al. (eds)Representations of Empire: Rome and the Mediterranean World , pp. 13 – 33. OUP/British Academy Representations of Empire: Rome and the Mediterranean World, pp. 13 – 33. OUP/British Academy 2004.ISBN 0-19-726276-7

"The Achaemenid Persian empire (c. 550-c. 330 BCE): continuities, adaptations, transformations", in S.E. Alcock et al. (eds.), Empires: perspectives from archaeology and history , Cambridge University Press, 2001, pp. 93–123 Empires: perspectives from archaeology and history, Cambridge University Press, 2001, pp. 93–123

"Women and War", Journal of Gender Studies in Antiquity 2 (1) (2001) 1 - 25 Journal of Gender Studies in Antiquity2 (1) (2001) 1 - 25

"The Persian Kings and their subjects: A unique relationship?",Orientalistische Literaturzeitung , vol.96 no.2 (2001), pp. 165–172 Orientalistische Literaturzeitung, vol.96 no.2 (2001), pp. 165–172

"Israelite and Near Eastern historiography," in A. Lemaire & M. Saebo (eds),Vetus Testamentum Supplementum 80 (2000), pp. 257–279 Vetus Testamentum Supplementum80 (2000), pp. 257–279

"Usurpation, conquest and ceremonial: From Babylon to Persia", in D. Cannadine, S. Price (eds),Rituals of Royalty: Rituals of Royalty:

Power and Ceremonial in Traditional Societies, Cambridge University Press, 1992, pp. 20–55

"Babylonia from Cyrus to Xerxes", in John Boardman (ed),The Cambridge Ancient History: Vol IV - Persia, Greece and the Western Mediterranean , p. The Cambridge Ancient History: Vol IV - Persia, Greece and the Western Mediterranean, p. 124. Cambridge University Press, 1982.ISBN 0-521-22804-2