Search for dissertations about: "assyrian"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 swedish dissertations containing the word assyrian.

  1. 1. Aramaic Loanwords in Neo-Assyrian 900–600 B.C

    Author : Zack Cherry; Olof Pedersén; Mats Eskhult; Mario Fales; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Neo-Assyrian; Aramaic loanwords; language contact; etymology; cognates; ghost word; Semitic languages; source word; Assyriology; Assyriologi;

    Abstract : This study aimed at identifying and analyzing Aramaic loanwords in Neo-Assyrian for the period 900–600 B.C. As two Semitic languages, Neo-Assyrian and Aramaic are sibling-descendants of a postulated common ancestor, Proto-Semitic. The study provides information about the contact between the two languages and about the people who spoke them. READ MORE

  2. 2. Early Neo-Assyrian State Ideology : Relations of Power in the Inscriptions and Iconography of Ashurnasirpal II (883–859) and Shalmaneser III (858–824)

    Author : Mattias Karlsson; Olof Pedersén; Gojko Barjamovic; Eva Cancik-Kirschbaum; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Assyriology; Assyriologi;

    Abstract : This study aimed at identifying and discussing Early Neo-Assyrian state ideology through focusing on relations of power in the inscriptions and iconography of Ashurnasirpal II and Shalmaneser III. The relationship between the Mesopotamian deities (“the great gods”), the Assyrian king, and the foreign lands was highlighted in this analysis. READ MORE

  3. 3. Meaning-Making Variations in Acculturation and Ritualization : A multi-generational study of Suroyo migrants in Sweden

    Author : Önver Cetrez; Valerie DeMarinis; Halina Grzymala-Moszczynska; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Psychology of religion; Acculturation; meaning-making; ritualization; religiosity; identity; identification; mixed-model study; Suroyo; Assyrian; Aramean; Religionspsykologi; Psychology of religion; Religionspsykologi; Religionspsykologi; Psychology of Religion;

    Abstract : This dissertation focuses on how acculturation affects meaning-making among three generations of Suroye in the city of Södertälje, Sweden. Special focus is on youth. An inter-disciplinary and a mixed-model approach is used, with the purpose to contribute to research knowledge on meta, theoretical, methodological, and empirical levels. READ MORE

  4. 4. The History of Standard Negation in Semitic

    Author : Ambjörn Sjörs; Bo Isaksson; John Huehnergard; Geoffrey Khan; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; negation; Semitic; linguistics; grammaticalization; diachrony; comparative; Akkadian; Assyrian; Babylonian; Ugaritic; Biblical Hebrew; Arabic; Phoenician; Aramaic; Sabaic; Minaic; Jibbali; Tigre; Tigrinya; Amharic; Harari; Gurage; Semitic Languages; Semitiska språk;

    Abstract : This thesis provides a synchronic description of verbal negation in over fifteen Semitic languages and a historical assessment of these expressions. The objectives are to describe the expression of standard negation in these languages, to compare these negative clauses with their affirmative counterparts as well as  expressions of non-standard negation, and to relate historically the negative expressions of different languages. READ MORE

  5. 5. Isaiah's Alleged Social Critique. A Foreign-Political Reading of Passages Such as Isaiah 5:8-24 and 10:1-4

    Author : Olof Bäckersten; Centrum för teologi och religionsvetenskap; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Rhetoric; Prophecy; God; Hezekiah; Ahaz; Assyrian crisis; Military alliances; Anti-Assyrian policy; Woe-Oracle; Ethics; Social critique; Isaiah 1-39; Isaiah; Bible; Old Testament; Bibelvetenskap;

    Abstract : Scholars have traditionally identified two fundamental, and somewhat separate, discourses in Isaiah 1?39. In what might be labelled the social-critical discourse, we supposedly encounter a prophet who condemns the Jerusalemite elite for their complacent attitudes and decadent life-style in general, and for their more or less systematic oppression of the less fortunate in particular. READ MORE