Publications


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DOCTORAL DISSERTATION

1.1     Syntactic and Rhetorical Patterns in Non-Epic Old-Babylonian Literary Texts (Hebrew, unpublished). Supervised by Prof. A. Shaffer, 1993, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem: approved summa cum laude.


BOOKS

2.1     Style and Form in Old-Babylonian Literary Texts, Cuneiform Monographs 27, Leiden/Boston: Brill/Styx, 2003. (pp. 239).


2.2    Most Probably: Epistemic Modality in Old Babylonian, Languages of the Ancient Near East 3, Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns, 2012. (pp. xiv + 245).

For reviews and review articles, see Andrason, ArkhipovDe Ridder, Khait, Kouwenberg, and Cohen (for which see my comment below).
 

2.3    Akkadian Love Literature of the 3rd and 2nd Millennium BCE, Leipziger Altorientalistische Studien 4: Harrassowitz, Wiesbaden, 2016 (pp. 289).

2.4    Babylonian and Assyrian Literature: Walter De Gruyter (co-authored with M. P. Streck, in preparation).

2.5    The Land of the Amorites: Mesopotamia in the First Half of the Second Millennium BCE (co-authored with Yigal Bloch, in preparation. Hebrew).

 


BOOKS EDITED 

3.1    Wool from the Loom: The Development of Literary Genres in Ancient Literature: The Magnes Press, Jerusalem, 2002. (Hebrew, English abstracts. pp. 157+x).

 


ONLINE DATABASES

4.1 Sources of Early Akkadian Literature, SEAL (with M. P. Streck, Universität Leipzig)



CHAPTERS IN COLLECTIONS

5.1     The Particle assurre in the Mari Letters, in D. Charpin and J.-M. Durand (eds.), Florilegium Marianum II (Mémorial M. Birot), Paris, 1994, 319335. []

5.2     Eqlam naārum: Pests and Pest Prevention in Old-Babylonian Sources, in H. Klengel and J. Renger (eds.), Landwirtschaft im Vorderen Orient: ausgewählte Vorträge der XLI. Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale, Berlin, 4.-8.7.1994 (Berliner Beiträge zum Vorderen Orient, Bd. 18), Berlin, 1999, 341354. []

5.3     Sweeter than Honey and Wine... - Semantic Domains and Old Babylonian Imagery, in L. Milano et al. (eds.), Landscapes. Territories, Frontiers and Horizons in the Ancient Near East. The 44 Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale, (History of the Ancient Near East / Monographs III, vol. 3), Padova, 1999, 191196. []


5.4    Dictionaries and Incantations: Cross-Generic Relations in Old-Babylonian Literature, in N. Wasserman (ed.), Wool from the Loom: The Development of Literary Genres in Ancient Literature. The Magnes Press, Jerusalem, 2002, 113. (Hebrew). []


5.5    A Forgotten Old-Babylonian Lament over a Destruction of a City: UET 6/2, 403 and Its Possible Literary Context, Eretz Israel 27 (Hayim and Miriam Tadmor Volume), Jerusalem, 2003, 126132. (Hebrew). []


5.6    From Hazor to Mari and Ekallātum: A Recently Discovered Old-Babylonian Letter from Hazor, in C. Nicolle (ed.), Nomades et sedentaires dans le Proche-Orient ancien (Amurru 3), Paris, 2004, 335345. (co-authored with W. Horowitz). []


5.7    The Rhetoric of Time Inversion: Hysteron-Proteron and Related Constructions in Old-Babylonian Literary Texts, in Sh. Shaked (ed.), Genesis and Regeneration. Essays on Concepts of Origins: The Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Jerusalem, 2005, 1330. []


5.8    Offspring of Silence, Spawn of a Fish, Son of a Gazelle...: Enkidu's Different Origins in the Epic of Gilgameš, in Y. Sefati et al. (eds.), “An Experienced Scribe Who Neglects Nothing". Ancient Near Eastern Studies in Honor of Jacob Klein: CDL Press, Bethesda, 2005, 593599. []


5.9     The Modal Particle tuša in Old-Babylonian, in G. Goldenberg and A. Shisha-Halevi (eds.), Egyptian, Semitic and General Grammar. Workshop in Memory of H. J.Polotsky (8-12 July 2001), the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Jerusalem, 2006, 149168. []


5.10    Between Magic and Medicine - Apropos of an Old-Babylonian Therapeutic Text against the Kurārum Disease, in I. L. Finkel and M. J. Geller (eds.), Disease in Mesopotamia (Cuneiform Monographs 36), Leiden/Boston: Brill, 2007, 4061. []


5.11     On rahāṣum I, II, III and on Akkadian rihṣum = Hebrew ‘ṣerah, in Chaim Cohen et al. (eds.), Birkat Shalom. Studies in the Bible, Ancient Near Eastern Literature, and Postbiblical Judaism Presented to Shalom M. Paul on the Occasion of His Seventieth Birthday, Bethesda, 2008, 705712. []


5.12    From the Notebook of a Professional Exorcist, in D. Shehata et al. (eds.), Von Göttern und Menschen. Beiträge zu Literatur und Geschichte des Alten Orients. Festschrift für Brigitte Groneberg (Cuneiform Monographs 41), 2010, 329–349. []


5.13    The Enclitic Particle –mi within the Framework of Old Babylonian Epistemic Modality – A New Understanding, Babel und Bibel 4 (Proceedings of RAI 53), Moscow, 2010, 787–799. []


5.14    'And the Earth Was Revealed in all Its Beauty': Remarks on the Literary Traditions of Paradise and Creation of the World in Ancient Mesopotamia and in the Bible, in R. Elior (ed.), A Garden Eastward in Eden. Traditions of Paradise, Jerusalem, 2010, 71–80. (Hebrew). []


5.15    A Field Purchase Contract from Nippur Dated to the Reign of Warad-Sîn, in K. Abraham and J. Fleishman (eds.), Looking at the Ancient Near East and the Bible Through the Same Eyes. Minha LeAhron: a Tribute to Aaron Skaist, Bethesda, 2012, 203–210. []


5.16    Who Is Talking? Some Cases of Metalepsis and Mise-en-Abyme in Akkadian Literature, in U. E. Eisen and P. von Möllendorf (ed.), Über die Grenze: Metalepse in Text- und Bildmedien des Altertums (Narratologia. Contributions to Narrative Theory 39), Göttinger, 2013, 13–28. (Invited chapter).  []


5.17    History of Akkadian Literature, in G. Rubio (ed.), forthcoming in A Handbook of Ancient Mesopotamia: Walter De Gruyter (co-authored with M. P. Streck). (Invited chapter).


5.18    Old-Babylonian, Middle-Babylonian, Neo-Babylonian, Jewish-Babylonian? Thoughts about Transmission Modes of Mesopotamian Magic Through the Ages, in U. Gabbay and Sh. Sekunda (eds.), Encounters by the Rivers of Babylon: Scholarly Conversations between Jews, Iranians and Babylonians in Antiquity, Tübingen, 2014, 255–269. []


5.19    What You See is What You Get? Comments on Early Akkadian Magical Tradition Based on Physical Aspects of Incantation Tablets, in D. Bawanypeck and A. Imhausen (eds.), Traditions of Written Knowledge in Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia. Proceedings of Two Workshops Held at Goethe-University, Frankfurt/Main in December 2011 and May 2012 (AOAT 403), Münster, 2014, 47–70. []


5.20    Fasting and Voluntary Not-Eating in Mesopotamian Sources, in P. Corò et al. (eds.), Libiamo ne’ lieti calici. Ancient Near Eastern Studies Presented to Lucio Milano on the Occasion of his 65th Birthday by Pupils, Colleagues and Friends (AOAT 436), Münster, 2016, 249–253.


5.21     Lists and Chains: Enumeration in Akkadian Literary Texts, forthcoming in R. Lämmle/C. Scheidegger Lämmle/K. Wesselmann (eds.), Lists and Catalogues in Ancient Literature and Beyond. Towards a Poetics of Enumeration (Trends in Classics – Supplementary Volumes): De Gruyter.


5.22    A Forgotten Hymn in Praise of Gungunum, King of Larsa: TIM  9, 41 and its Historical Context, forthcoming in Fs. NN.


ARTICLES

6.1    Two New Readings in Old-Babylonian Literary Texts, Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brèves et Utilitaires 1991, 7879 (article no. 109). []

6.2    CT 21, 40-42. A Bilingual Report of an Oracle with a Royal Hymn of Hammurabi, Revue d'assyriologie et d'archéologie orientale 86 (1992), 118. []

6.3    A New Reading in an Old Babylonian Literary Text, Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brèves et Utilitaires 1992, 61 (article no. 80). []


6.4    BM 78613 - A Neo-Babylonian Imposture of an Old-Babylonian Amulet?, Revue d'assyriologie et d'archéologie orientale 88 (1994), 4957. []


6.5    Qātum ba''itum - A Check List, Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brèves et Utilitaires1994, 28-29 (article no. 30) (co-authored with N. Ziegler). []

6.6    Some Collations in ARMT XXVI, Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brèves et Utilitaires 1994, 60 (article no. 70). []

6.7    Seeing eye to eye... Concerning two incantations against Lamaštu's evil eye, Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brèves et Utilitaires 1995, 60 (article no. 70). []


6.8    Sîn Goes to Fishing, Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brèves et Utilitaires, 1995, 61-62 (article no. 71). []

6.9    An Old-Babylonian Medical Text Against the Kurārum Disease, Revue d'assyriologie et d'archéologie orientale 90/1 (1996), 1-5 and 91/1 (1997), 3132[]

6.10    Another Fragment of a Bilingual Hymn to Utu, Acta Sumerologica Japanica 19 (1997), 261266. []

6.11    Du nouveau sur šumma zikar a-li-da-ni šumma sinnišat na-ap-TA-ar-ta-ni, Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brèves et Utilitaires, 1997, 62 (article no. 64) (co-authored with C. Michel). []

6.12    Another Old Babylonian Prayer to the Gods of the Night, Journal of Cuneiform Studies 48 (1996: appeared in 1998), 5760 (co-authored with W. Horowitz). []

6.13    Improvements to BM 78614 (ASJ 19 [1977], 262), Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brèves et Utilitaires, 1999, 51 (article no. 48). []

6.14    An Allusion to the Epic of Gilgamesh in a Ritual to Ištar, Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brèves et Utilitaires, 1999, 78 (article no. 81). []

6.15    An Old Babylonian Letter from Hazor with Mention of Mari and Ekallātum, Israel Exploration Journal 50 (2000), 169174 (co-authored with W. Horowitz). []

6.16    The Modal Particle tuša in Old-Babylonian: A Syntactic and Semantic Synopsis, Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brèves et Utilitaires 2002, 4647 (article no. 47). []

6.17    Iddi(n)-Sîn, King of Simurrum: New Rock-Relief Inscription and Reverential Seal, Zeitschrift für Assyriologie und Vorderasiatische Archäologie 93 (2003), 152 (co-authored with A. Shafferand appendix by U. Seidl). []

6.18    Why did Tintin Not Go to Babylon? Assyriology, Politics, and Culture in the 19th and 20th Centuries Europe, Keshet Ha-Chadasha 13 (2005), 149163. (Hebrew).[]

6.19    Literatures in Contact: The Balag Úru-àm-ma-ir-ra-bi and its Akkadian Translation UET 6/2, 403, Journal of Cuneiform Studies 57 (2006), 6984 (co-authored with U. Gabbay). []

6.20    BM 29638: A New Ritual to Marduk from the Old Babylonian Period, Zeitschrift für Assyriologie und Vorderasiatische Archäologie 96/2 (2006), 200211. []

6.21    maṭāṭum, “to collapse, Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brèves et Utilitaires, 2006, 45-46 (article no. 45). []


6.22    The Old Babylonian Hymns to Papulegara, Orientalia 77 (2008), 335-358, Tab. XXXVI-XXXVII (co-authored with M. P. Streck). []


6.23    On Leeches, Dogs, and Gods in Old Babylonian Medical Incantations, Revue d'Assyriologie 102 (2008, app. 2010), 71–88. []


6.24   Adzes, not Skirts in CUSAS 10, No. 7, Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brèves et Utilitaires 2011, 56–57 (article no. 53)[]


6.25    Sprichwörter: Akkadisch / Sumerisch, M. P. Streck (ed.), Reallexikon der Assyriologie und Vorderasiatischen Archäologie vol. 13, 2011, Berlin/New York, 19–23[]


6.26    Dialogues and Riddles: Three Old Babylonian Wisdom Texts,  Iraq 73 (2011), 117–125 (co-authored with M. P. Streck). []


6.27    Is the temple not a holy place?, Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brèves et Utilitaires 2011, 98–99 (article no. 83)[]


6.28     More Light on Nanāya, Zeitschrift für Assyriologie und Vorderasiatische Archäologie 102 (2012), 183–201 (co-authored with M. P. Streck). []


6.29   The Distant Voice of Gilgameš: The Circulation and Reception of the Babylonian Gilgameš Epic in Ancient Mesopotamia. Invited review article of A. R. George, The Babylonian Gilgamesh Epic. Introduction, Critical Edition and Cuneiform Texts, Oxford (Oxford University Press), 2003, Archiv für Orientforschung 52 (2011, App. 2013), 1–14. []


6.30     Maškadum and Other Zoonotic Diseases in Medical and Literary Akkadian Sources, Bibliotheca Orientalis 69 (2012), 426–436. []


6.31    Treating Garments in the Old Babylonian Period: “At the Cleaners” in a Comparative View, Iraq 75 (2013), 255–277[]


6.32    Mankind’s Bitter Fate: The Wisdom Dialogue BM 79111+,  Journal of Cuneiform Studies 66 (2014), 39–47 (co-authored with M. P. Streck)[]


6.33     Piercing the Eyes: An Old Babylonian Love Incantation and the Preparation of Kohl, Bibliotheca Orientalis 72 (2015), 601–612. []

      6.34     On the Author of the Epic of Zimrī-līm and Its Literary Context. Review Article of  Michaël Guichard, L'Épopée de Zimrī-Lîm (Florilegium Marianum XIV, Paris, 2014), Archiv für Orientforschung 53 (2015), 52–56.

      6.35      Weisheitsliteratur, M. P. Streck (ed.), Reallexikon der Assyriologie und Vorderasiatischen Archäologie, vol. 15, 2016, 51–52, Berlin/New York. []

      6.36     On Wolves and Kings. Two Tablets with Akkadian Wisdom Texts from the Second Millennium BC, Iraq 78 (2016), 241–252 (co-authored with M. P. Streck). []

      6.37     The Riddle of בבת עין, Zeitschriften der Deutschen Morgenländischen Gesellschaft 167 (2017), 71–79 (co-authored with Sh. Garti). []


REVIEWS

7.1    Review of M.C. Ludwig, Untersuchungen zu den Hymnen des Išme-Dagan von Isin, Wiesbaden, 1990: Bibliotheca Orientalis 49 (1992), 780782. []

7.2    Review of D. Arnaud, Altbabylonische Rechts- und Verwaltungsurkunden, Berlin, 1989; Journal of the American Oriental Society 115/3 (1995), 534535. []

7.3    Review of J. Huehnergard, A Grammar of Akkadian (Harvard Semitic Museum Studies 45), 1997 and idem, Key to A Grammar of Akkadian (Harvard Semitic Museum Studies 46), 1997: Israel Exploration Journal 49, (1999), 152154. []

7.4    Review of Ch. Penglase, Greek Myths and Mesopotamia: Parallels and Influence in the Homeric Hymns and Hesiod, London and New York: Routledge, 1994: Scripta Calassica Israelica 18 (1999), 177180. []

7.5    Review of Sh. Shifra and J. Klein, In Those Distant Days: Anthology of Mesopotamian Literature in Hebrew, Tel Aviv, 1996: Shnaton - An Annual for Biblical and Ancient Near Eastern Studies vol. 12, 2000, 345350. (Hebrew). []

7.6    Review of M. L. West, The East Face of Helicon, Oxford, 1997: Scripta Calassica Israelica 20 (2001), 261268. []

7.7    Review of W. Sallaberger, "Wenn Du mein Bruder bist, ..." Interaktion und Textgestaltung in altbabylonischen Alltagsbriefen (Cuneiform Monographs 16), Groningen, 1999: Bibliotheca Orientalis 58 (2001), 637639. []

7.8    Review of Tz. Abusch and K. van der Toorn (eds.), Mesopotamian Magic. Textual, Historical, and Interpretative Perspectives (Ancient Magic and Divination 1), Groningen, 1999: Zeitschrift für Assyriologie und Vorderasiatische Archäologie 92 (2002), 158160. []

7.9    Review of D. Shehata, Annotierte Bibliographie zum altbabylonischen Atrahasīs-Mythos Inūma ilū awīlum (Göttingenger Arbeitshefte zur AltorietentalischLiteratur Heft 3), Seminar f. Keilschriftforschung, Göttingen, 2001: Bibliotheca Orientalis 60 (2003), 159162. []

7.10    Review of H. Hirsch, Gilgamesch-Epos und Erra-Lied. Zu einem Aspekt des Verbalsystems (AfO Beiheft 29), 2002: Journal of Near Eastern Studies 65 (2006), 138140. []

7.11    Review of W. Heimpel, Letters to the King of Mari. A New Translation, with Historical Introduction, Notes, and Commentary (Mesopotamian Civilizations 12), Winona Lake, 2003: Review of Biblical Literature, published on 19/9/2004 in: http://www.bookreviews.org/BookDetail.asp?TitleId=4107 []

7.12    Review of M. Brosius, ed., Ancient Archives and Archival Traditions. Concepts of Record-Keeping in the Ancient World, Oxford Studies in Ancient Documents. Oxford: Oxford University Press: Scripta Classica Israelica 24 (2005), 281283. []

7.13    Review of B. Kienast, iškar šēlebi: Die Serie von Fuchs. Freiburger altorientalische Studien 22, Stuttgart: Steiner, 2004, Zeitschrift für Assyriologie und Vorderasiatische Archäologie 95 (2005), 145146. []

7.14    Review of Foley, John Miles, ed. A Companion to Ancient Epic (Blackwell companions to the ancient world. Literature and culture), Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2005: Scripta Calassica Israelica 26 (2007), 216218. []

7.15    Review of M. Malul, Society, Law and Custom in the Land of Israel in Biblical Times and in the Ancient Near Eastern Cultures, Bar-Ilan University Press, Ramat-Gan, 2006. Historia. The Journal of the Historical Society of Israel 21 (2008), 119125 (Hebrew). 

7.16    Review of M. Anbar, Prophecy, Treaty-Making and Tribes in the Mari Documents During the Period of the Amorite Kings (from the end of the 19th Century B.C.E. Until 1760 B.C.E), Jerusalem, 2007: Beit Miqra 53 (2008), 165169 (Hebrew). 

7.17    Review of B. Böck, Das Handbuch Muššu'u “Einreinbung". Eine Serie sumerischer und akkadischer Beschwörungen aus dem 1. Jt. Vor Chr, (Biblioteca del Próximo Oriente Antiguo), Madrid 2007: Sefarad 68 (2008), 478480. []

7.18    Review of Scott B. Noegel, Nocturnal Ciphers:  The Allusive Language of Dreams in the Ancient Near East (American Oriental Series 89), New Haven, 2007, Orientalische Literaturzeitung 105 (2010), 169–170[]

7.19    Review of S. Parpola and R. M. Whiting (eds.), Assyrian-English-Assyrian DictionaryHelsinki 2007, Zeitschrift der Deutschen Morgenländischen Gesellschaft 161 (2011), 469–471. []

7.20    Review of A. Erskine (ed.), A Companion to Ancient History: Blackwell’s  Companions to the Ancient World. Malden, Oxford, Chichester: Blackwell Publishing, 2009: Scripta Classica Israelica 31 (2012), 237–238[]

7.21    Review of S. M. Maul/ R. Strauß, Ritualbeschreibungen und Gebete I Mit Beiträgen von Daniel Schwemer. Wissenschaftliche Veröffentlichungen der Deutschen Orient-Gesellschaft 133, 2011: Wiener Zeitschrift für die Kunde des Morgenlandes 102 (2012), 363–364. []

7.22    Review of M. Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon. A Translations form the Latin, Correction,Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann’s Lexicon Syriacum: Eisenbrauns, Winona Lake, Indiana and Gorgias Press, Piscataway, New Jersey, 2009, Zeitschrift der Deutschen Morgenländischen Gesellschaft 164, 823–825. []


CONFERENCES and POSTERS

8.1    The Historical and Literary Setting of an Oracle to Hammurabi: the 38 Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale, Paris, July 1991.

8.2    The Frequency and Distribution of Some Rhetorical and Syntactic Patterns in Different Literary Genres of Old-Babylonian: Poster presented at the 39 Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale, Heidelberg, July 1992.

8.3    Pests and Pest Prevention in Old-Babylonian Sources: the 41 Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale, Berlin, July 1994.

8.4    Between Magic and Medicine - Apropos of an Old-Babylonian Therapeutic Text against the Kurārum Disease: The conference Concepts of Disease in Ancient Babylonia, organized by the Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine and the Institute of Jewish Studies, University College of London, London, December 1996.

8.5    Dictionaries and Incantations: Cross-Generic Relations in Old-Babylonian Literature: the conference The Origin of Genres in Ancient Literature, the Institute for Advanced Studies, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, December 1996. (Hebrew).

8.6    Epics, Hymns and Incantations: Genre-Families in the Old Babylonian Literary System: the conference on Mesopotamian literature at the Bar-Ilan University, March 1996.

8.7    Sweeter than Honey and Wine… - Semantic Domains and Old Babylonian Imagery: the 44 Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale, Venice, July 1997.

8.8    From Hazor to Mari and Ekallåtum: A Recently Discovered Old-Babylonian Letter from Hazor: the 46 Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale, Paris, July 1999. (With W. Horowitz).

8.9    The Rhetoric of Time Inversion: Hysteron-Proteron in Old Babylonian Literary Texts":  the conference Genesis and Regeneration, the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Jerusalem, December 2000.

8.10     Old Babylonian Tamyīz: Invited lecture in the conference Ancient Egyptian, Neo-Semitic, Methods in Linguistics. Workshop in Memory of H. J. Polotsky, the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities, July 2001.

8.11    The Modal Particle minde in Old Babylonian: the 48 Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale, Leiden, July 2002.

8.12    Proclaiming a Kingdom in the Outskirts: Peripheral Royal Inscriptions from the Early Old-Babylonian Period; The Case of Iddin-Sin, King of Simurrum: the Annual Conference of the Israel Society for Assyriology and Ancient Near Eastern Studies, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, January 2003.

8.13    Literatures in Contact: Sumerian and Akkadian Lamentations in the Old Babylonian Period. The Case of UET 6/2, 403 and its Literary Setting: Seminar für Sprachen und Kulturen des Vorderen Orients - Assyriologie, Heidelberg, February 2004.

8.14    Assyriology and Politics in Europe During the 20th Century and Ancient Near Eastern Studies in Israel: the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, November 2004. (Hebrew).

8.15    A New Ritual to Marduk: the Annual Conference of the Israel Society for Assyriology and Ancient Near Eastern Studies, Bar-Ilan University February 2005.

8.16    Paradise in the Mesopotamian Tradition: Scholion - Interdisciplinary Center in Jewish Studies, the Hebrew University. (Hebrew).

8.17     Qu'est-ce que la Modalité ? Qu'est-ce qu'une particule ? - Le Système modal du paléo-babylonien et la PM pīqat: École Pratique des Hautes Études, Paris, Spring 2006.

8.18    Les particules modales midde et wuddi en paléo-babylonien: École Pratique des Hautes Études, Paris, Spring 2006.

8.19    Les particules modales tuša et assurre en paléo-babylonien:  École Pratique des Hautes Études, Paris, Spring 2006.

8.20    Les particules modales moins connues en paléo-babylonien (ša et d'autres); irrealis en Paléo-Babylonien; Conclusions: École Pratique des Hautes Études, Paris, Spring 2006.

8.21    The Enclitic Particle –mi within the Framework of Old Babylonian Epistemic Modality – A New Understanding: the 53 Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale, Moscow/St. Petersburg, July 2007.

8.22    SEAL Sources of Early Akkadian Literature: Poster presented at the 53 Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale, Moscow/St. Petersburg, July 2007. (With M. P. Streck).

8.23    Leeches and Worms in Babylonian Magic and Medicine, the Annual Conference of the Israel Society for Assyriology and Ancient Near Eastern Studies, The Hebrew University February 2008 - Words and Forces: Nature in Literature and Magic in Ancient Mesopotamia and Neighbouring Lands.

8.24    The distant voice of Gilgamesh: the circulation and reception of the Babylonian Gilgamesh epic in Ancient Mesopotamia: Advanced Seminar in the Humanities 2008 - 2009. Literature and Culture in the Ancient Mediterranean: Greece, Rome, and the Near East, Venice International University, November 2008.

8.25    Three Hymns to One (Almost Unknown) God: The Papulegara Tablet: Advanced Seminar in the Humanities 2008 - 2009. Literature and Culture in the Ancient Mediterranean: Greece, Rome, and the Near East, Venice International University, November 2008.

8.26    On Gods, Dogs, and Leeches: Literature, Magic and Medicine in Some Old Babylonian Incantations: Advanced Seminar in the Humanities 2008 - 2009. Literature and Culture in the Ancient Mediterranean: Greece, Rome, and the Near East, Venice International University, November 2008.

8.27    Words of Magic: The Vocabulary or Early Akkadian Incantations: the 55 Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale, Paris, July 2009.

8.28    Prolegomena to Akkadian Magic: Some Questions Concerning Early Akkadian Incantations: Altorientalisches Institut Universität Leipzig, November 2009.

8.29    Seeing the Face of the God. Reflections on the Body and Face of the God in Ancient Mesopotamia: The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, February 2010.

8.30    "At the Cleaners" - A Comparative View, Part I and Part II: Altrorientalisches Institut Universität Leipzig, November and December 2010.

8.31    Magicians, Scribes and Clients in the Corpus of Early Akkadian Incantations: Altrorientalisches Institut Universität Leipzig, January 2011.

8.32    To Have and Have Not: Conflicting Decisions when Building a Textual Data-Base. The Case of SEAL – Sources of Early Akkadian Literature: Computer-Aided Research of Historical Archives in the Humanities Workshop, Tel Aviv University, May 2011.

8.33    Old-Babylonian, Middle-Babylonian, Neo-Babylonian, Jewish-BabylonianThoughts about Transmission Modes of Mesopotamian Magic Through the Ages: Encounters by the Rivers of Babylon. Scholarly Conversations between Jews, Iranians and Babylonians in Antiquity - Scholion, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, May 2011.

8.34    Old-Babylonian, Middle-Babylonian, Neo-BabylonianJewish-BabylonianThoughts about Transmission Modes of Mesopotamian Magic Through the Ages: Altrorientalisches Institut Universität Leipzig, November 2011.

8.35    What You See is What you Get? Analysis of Shape and Contents - Physical Aspects of Akkadian Magical Tradition: Traditions of Written Knowledge in Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia, Cluster of Excellence Normative Orders - Goethe University Frankfurt/Main, December 2011.

8.36    SEAL (Sources of Early Akkadian Literature) and Other Databases in Cuneiform Studies. Current Situation and Future Computational Directions: Computer Based Methods for Research in the Humanities. Joint Workshop Heidelberg University – The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, May 2012 (with Gal Elidan, Statistics HU).

8.37    Maškadum and Other Zoonotic Diseases in Medical and Literary Akkadian Sources: the 58th Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale, Leiden, July 2012.

8.39    Je t’aime…. Moi non plus: New Perspectives on Akkadian Love Lyrics: the 59th Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale, Ghent, July 2013.

8.40    The Courting Game: Old Babylonian Love Incantations: the Annual Conference of the Israel Society for Assyriology and Ancient Near Eastern Studies, Tel Aviv University, January 2014.

8. 41 Lists, Chains, Gradations, and Enumerations: Ordering Principles in Akkadian Literary Texts: The Celtic Conference in Classics, University of Edinburgh, June 2014.

8. 42 Coup de foudre... The Fortunes and Misfortunes of Love: A New Love Dialogue:  the 60th Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale, Warsaw, July 2014.

8.43 Piercing the Eye: On an Old Babylonian Love Incantation and the Preparation of Kohl:  the 61st Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale, Genève, June 2015.

8.44 A Forgotten Hymn in Praise of Gungunum, King of Larsa: TIM  9, 41 and its Historical Context: Institut für Orientalistik Universität Wien, November 2015.

8.45 Akkadian Book of the Dead? On the Funerary Texts from Susa:  the 19th Annual Conference of the Israel Society for Assyriology and Ancient Near Eastern Studies, Bar Ilan University, January 2016.


OBITUARIES

 9.1    Aaron Shaffer (1933-2004), Scripta Classica Israelica 23 (2004), 339. []

9.2    Hayim Tadmor (Frumstein) (1923-2005), Archiv für Orientforschung 51 (2005/2006), 434435. []

9.3    Hayim Tadmor, M. P. Streck (ed.), Reallexikon der Assyriologie und Vorderasiatischen Archäologie vol. 13, Berlin/New York, 397–398.

9.4    Aaron Shaffer,  in M. P. Streck (ed.), Reallexikon der Assyriologie und Vorderasiatischen Archäologie vol. 12, Berlin/New York, 432–433. 


 OTHER 

        10.1 "Sex, Beer & Politics: Riddles Reveal Life of Ancient Mesopotamians": Interview in LiveScience.com on Akkadian riddles (cf. 5.26).
        10.2 "
Sex, violence, politics and alcohol: Ancient riddles touched on modern topics" (cf. 5.26)

 

 (c) Illustration: www.vladstudio.com  

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