Record:   Prev Next
作者 Dolce, Rita, author
書名 "Perdere la testa." English
"Losing one's head" in the ancient Near East : interpretation and meaning of decapitation / Rita Dolce
出版項 Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2018
國際標準書號 9781138067486
1138067482
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 傅斯年圖書館西文圖書區  HV8552 D662 2018    在架上    30530001304393
說明 xii, 91 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
still image sti rdacontent
cartographic image cri rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
系列 Studies in the history of the ancient Near East
Studies in the history of the ancient Near East
附註 This volume representations of decapitation in both texts and images in a trans-chronological perspective that aims to highlight a number of conditions, relations and meanings of this specific act in times of war, recognizing the severed head as a "coveted object" for the many individuals who interact with it and determine its fate. With examples drawn from Anatolia, Syria and Mesopotamia between the 3rd and 1st millennium BC, from prehistory to the Neo-Assyrian period, this fascinating study is of interest not only to art historians, but also anyone
Includes bibliographical references and index
First published in Italian as "Perdere la testa" : aspetti e valori della decapitazione nel Vicino Oriente antico (Roma : Espera [2014])
1.1. From the distant past to the recent past -- 1.2. An unrepeatable act -- 1.3. The headless body: anonymity/identity -- 2.1. Exclusivity/multiplicity -- 2.2. Exhibition/quantification -- 3.1. What happens to the "coveted object"? -- 3.2. Destinations/motivations -- 3.3. Exhibition and multivalence -- 4.1. Human heads and birds of prey -- 4.2.Eannatum of Lagash and the birds of prey -- 4.3. Mari and the birds of prey -- 4.4.Sargon I of Akkad and the birds of prey -- 4.5. Dadusha of Eshnunna and the birds of prey -- 4.6. The Assyrians and the birds of prey -- 5.1. Moving through space and time -- 5.2. How does the head travel? -- 6.1. "Other" decapitations in times of war -- 6.2. What happens to the severed heads of statues? -- 6.3. Moving through space and time -- 6.4. Annihilation/catharsis
主題 Beheading -- Middle East -- History
Beheading in art
Middle East -- Antiquities
Middle East -- Civilization
Record:   Prev Next