This lecture series comments on the political, social, and cultural impact of Assyria in the Levant, as identifiable in art, archaeology and text.
A three-part lecture series. All lectures will be in the Swift Hall Common Room (1st floor) from 5pm - 6:30pm.
February 11: Irene Winter, Harvard University (emerita)
"Non-Verbal Evidence for Neo-Assyrian Encounters in the West"
February 26: David Wright, Brandeis University
"The Covenant Code Appendix (Exodus 23:20–33) and Assyrian Royal Inscriptions"
March 13: Elizabeth Bloch-Smith, Saint Joseph's University
"The Assyrian Military Impact on the Ground and in Biblical Texts"