By Hayim Tadmor
The Royal Inscriptions of Tiglath-pileser III (744 727 BC) and Shalmaneser V (726 722 BC), Kings of Assyria (Royal Inscriptions of the Neo-Assyrian interval 1) consists of on the place the Assyrian sessions sub-series of the Royal Inscriptions of Mesopotamia (RIM) venture ended. the quantity offers trustworthy, up to date variations of seventy-three royal inscriptions of Tiglath-pileser III and of his son and quick successor Shalmaneser V, 11 past due Neo-Assyrian inscriptions that could be attributed to at least one of these eighth-century rulers, and 8 texts commissioned by way of Assyrian queens and high-ranking officers. Following the fashion of the now-defunct RIM sequence, each one textual content version (with its English translation) is provided with a quick creation containing normal details, a listing containing easy information regarding all exemplars, a remark containing extra technical details and notes, and a accomplished bibliography.
RINAP 1 additionally contains: (1) a common advent to the reigns of Tiglath-pileser III and Shalmaneser V, the corpus of inscriptions, past reviews, and courting and chronology; (2) translations of the suitable passages of of Mesopotamian king lists and chronicles; (3) numerous images of gadgets inscribed with texts of Tiglath-pileser III and Shalmaneser V; (4) indices of museum and excavation numbers and chosen courses; and (5) indices of right names (Personal Names; Geographic, Ethnic, and Tribal Names; Divine Names; Gate, Palace, and Temple Names; and item Names).