Year:2021   Volume: 3   Issue: 5   Area: Historical Studies

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Faten Hameed Qasim AL SARRAJI

LU-ABARKKU ASSYRIAN MINISTER OF FINANCE (STUDY IN MODERN ASSYRIAN TEXTS 911-612 BC(

This Study Deals with one of the Assyrian Functions (The Position of Abarraku Minister of Finance). This Position has been Characterized by an important Historical Position in Mesopotamia in General and in the Assyrian Empire in Particular Because of its Role not limited to Administrative Duties related to financial affairs. Rather, the Duties Varied and included Also The military and political, in particular. He who holds this position governs a province, and in studying this position we have Relied on the Assyrian Cuneiform Texts that were Found by the British College of Archeology During its excavations in Nimrud in the years 1949-1962 AD, as it Included these Texts (letters, Economic, legal and Administrative Documents). These Texts are from our Meagre knowledge about the Administrative Organization of the Assyrian Empire, so we were able Through them to Know The Functional Responsibilities with Economic Tasks in the Palace and The Kingdom in Terms of Imports, Expenditures, and the Military and Administrative Entrusted to The Abarraku.

Keywords: Assyrian Minister, Treasurer, Tab-sar-Assur, Qumanu.

http://dx.doi.org/10.47832/2717-8293.5-3.21


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