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Professor Amélie Kuhrt, FBA

Professor Emeritus

Office: B21, 24 Gordon Square
External phone: 020 7679 7363
Internal phone: 37363
E-mail: a.kuhrt@ucl.ac.uk

My areas of expertise lie in the social, cultural and political history of the ancient Middle East (c.3000-100 BC), especially the Assyrian, Babylonian, Persian and Seleucid empires. 

Select publications include:

- The Ancient Near East, c.3000-330 BC (1995)
- ‘ Israelite and Near Eastern historiography,’ in A. Lemaire & M. Saebo (eds), Vetus Testamentum Supplementum 80 (2000)
- 'Women and War', Journal of Gender Studies in Antiquity 2 (1) (2001) 1 - 25
- ‘ Greeks’ and ‘Greece’ in Mesopotamian and Persian Perspectives (The Twenty-First J.L. Myres Memorial Lecture, Oxford; 2002)
- ‘ Making History: Sargon of Agade and Cyrus the Great of Persia,’ in W. Henkelman & A. Kuhrt (eds), A Persian Perspective (Achaemenid History XIII), 2003
- 'Sennacherib's Siege of Jerusalem', in A K Bowman, H M Cotton, M Goodman and S Price (eds) Representations of Empire: Rome and the Mediterranean World, (2004) 13 - 33
- Persian Empire Sourcebook: A Corpus of Sources of Achaemenid Period, (2007)

- 'Achaemenid images of royalty and empire', in G. Lanfranchi & R. Rollinger (eds), Concepts of Kingship in Antiquity: Proceedings of the European Science foundation Exploratory Workshop held in Padova, November 28th - December 1st, 2007, History of the Ancient Near East Monographs XI, Padova 2010: 87 - 106

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