About Mār Šiprim


The people behind Mār Šiprim are:

Website content:

The International Association for Assyriology (website)
Prof. dr. W.H. van Soldt, Karin Beumer, LLB (contact)
Karin Beumer, LLB (contact)


Foundation: The Mār Šiprim-newsletter was an IAA-Initiative approved by it’s members during the IAA-general meeting of the Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale 2012.

Circulation: At the moment Mār Šiprim is a newsletter that will be sent out four times a year, first published in January 2013. The circulation will expand as content and collaboration with users grows.

Content: Mār Šiprim’s content is collected and approved by the newsletter-editors. Though we try our best to make as few mistakes as possible, we cannot guarantee that blunders are not made and therefore cannot be held responsible for any errors. (Our advise is for you not to steal anything directly from it!) We welcome receiving corrections from you.

User comments: The editorial team, though monitoring and alert, can not be held responsible for user-comments. Indecent language or content will be permanently deleted and the responsible user will be banned.

Sources: Mār Šiprim tries to contact and mention every source referenced to in it’s content. If by any chance you are cited without adequate clearing, please contact us.


The editorial team of Mār Šiprim is currently located at the University of Leiden, the Netherlands.

If you would like to meet us but Leiden is too far away, visit us on Facebook!