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Tribute in the Neo-Assyrian Empire

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Part of the Universal- und kulturhistorische Studien. Studies in Universal and Cultural History book series (UUKS)

Zusammenfassung

Spengler’s monumental work “Der Untergang des Abendlandes” criticised the previous Eurocentric concept of history and brought the civilizations of Egypt, Babylon, Central America, India, China and Arabia into the discussion In this he was paving way to the modern concept of global history Babylon was an adept example of a fallen civilization, a world-city turned into ruins: “Die frühesten aller Weltstädte waren Babylon und das Th eben des Neuen Reiches …”, “… das Häusermeer von Babylon, Tenochtitlan, Rom und London!”.

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Literatur

Abbreviations

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of World CulturesUniversity HelsinkiHelsinkiFinland

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