By J. F. Haldon
This booklet offers the 1st analytical account in English of significant advancements inside Byzantine tradition, society and the nation within the the most important formative interval from c.610-717. The 7th century observed the ultimate cave in of historical city civilization and municipal tradition, the increase of Islam, the evolution of styles of proposal and social constitution that made imperial iconoclasm attainable, and the improvement of nation apparatuses--military, civil and fiscal--typical of the center Byzantine kingdom. additionally, in this interval, orthodox Christianity eventually grew to become the unquestioned dominant tradition and a non secular framework of trust (to the exclusion of other platforms, which have been henceforth marginalized or proscribed).
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Amanus Que Damascus/ Malāḫi/ Danabi – Tabal Melid [Damasc]us Cedar Mt. ]-šume? [Till]e 819 818 817 54 Brinkman 1968, p. 217, n. 1359; also Lipiński 1971, pp. 393–399; and Pitard 1987, p. 163. 55 The chronological data for this table stems from the research of S. Yamada 2000, esp. pp. 63–67, and 2009, pp. xxiv–xxv (Shalmaneser III); Grayson 1976a, pp. 142–143; and Reade 1978a, pp. 257–260 (Šamšī-Adad V). 56 The Eponym Chronicle, as we know it, commences with Shalmaneser’s 18th palû. See S. Yamada 2000, pp.
An edition of the annals from late in his reign could resolve the issue. Having made these points, an examination of Adad-nīrārī’s two predecessors’ inscriptions in comparison with the respective entries in the Eponym Chronicle provides significant results, as shown in table 2:555657 Table 2: Comparison of the Eponym Chronicle and the Royal Annals Shalmaneser III Šamšī-Adad V Annals Eponym56 Year Annals Eponym Year Damascus Mt. Amanus Que Damascus/ Malāḫi/ Danabi – Tabal Melid [Damasc]us Cedar Mt.
10–16. 52 Parpola (1983, p. 324) and Pongratz-Leisten (1998–2001, p. 296) indicate that these were the two months in which the festival was celebrated in the Neo-Assyrian period. 8:22–23, in Grayson 1996, p. 213, and 1975, p. 169; and Finkel and Reade 2000. 22 chapter one Chaldea and Babylon were included in the Eponym Chronicle during Šamšī-Adad V’s reign, there was no such description in the section pertaining to Adad-nīrārī’s reign. 54 However, the Sealand is usually written with the determinative/logogram KUR.
Byzantium in the Seventh Century: The Transformation of a Culture by J. F. Haldon