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Author Larsen, Mogens Trolle.

Uniform Title Sunkne paladser. English
Title The conquest of Assyria : excavations in an antique land, 1840-1860 / Mogens Trolle Larsen.

Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 1996.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Kansas Collection J Schick  939.4 L329c 1996    ---  Lib Use Only
Description xiv, 390 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Map on lining papers.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 372-380) and index.
Contents pt. I. The First Explorers. 1. The mounds of Nineveh. 2. Paolo Emilio Botta. 3. The first palace appears. 4. Austen Henry Layard. 5. The journey into the East. 6. Mesopotamia -- the first impression. 7. Indiana Jones among the Bakhtiyaris. 8. Mosul and Constantinople. 9. Nimrud. 10. The ideal English soldier. 11. The return of Nimrod. 12. But is it art? 13. Cholera and small-mindedness. 14. Monuments and inscriptions. 15. Packing bulls and other luggage. 16. Triumph and revolution -- pt. II. The Excavation of Sennacherib's Palace. 17. Home again. 18. Depths of time. 19. Eusebius or Moses? 20. The mysteries of cuneiform. 21. Back to Constantinople. 22. Mosul revisited. 23. An encounter on Nimrud. 24. Rawlinson in paradise. 25. Palaces and treasures. 26. Guests. 27. Pastoral. 28. Disasters and new discoveries. 29. Summer in the palace. 30. Babylonia. 31. Goodbye to Assyria -- pt. III. Victor Place and Hormuzd Rassam. 32. Rawlinson gets it right. 33. New men, new excavations. 34. Jealousy and ill-feeling. 35. War. 36. Shipwreck. 37. Fates.
Language Translation of: Sunkne paladser.
Subject Excavations (Archaeology) -- Middle East.
Middle East -- Antiquities.
Antiquities. (OCoLC)fst00810745
Assyriologists. (OCoLC)fst00819243
Excavations (Archaeology) (OCoLC)fst00917564
Middle East. (OCoLC)fst01241586
ISBN 041514356X

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