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Akkadian Prayer Miscellany

Alan Lenzi, University of the Pacific (Stockton, CA)

On-Going Collection of Bibliography

Bibliography will be listed here in an on-going manner as texts are added to the site.

Brünnow, R. E. 1890. “Assyrian Hymns.” ZA 4: 55-80.

Deller, K. 1965. “Neuassyrisches aus Sultantepe.” Orientalia n.s. 34.4: 457–477.

Diakonoff, I. M. 1965. “A Babylonian Political Pamphlet from about 700 B.C.” Pages 343–349 in Studies in Honor of Benno Landsberger on his Seventy-fifth Birthday, April 21, 1965. Edited by Hans Güterbock and Thorkild Jacobsen. Assyriological Studies 16. Chicago: Oriental Institute.

Finkel, I. L. 1999. “The Lament of Nabû-šuma-ukîn.” Pages 323–42 in Babylon: Focus mesopotamischer Geschichte, Wiege früher Gelehrsamkeit, Mythos in der Moderne: 2. Internationales Colloquium der Deutschen Orient-Gesellschaft 24.–26. März 1998 in Berlin. Edited by Johannes Renger. CDOG 2. Berlin: SDV Saarbrücker.

Falkenstein, Adam and Wolfram von Soden. 1953. Sumerische und akkadische Hymnen und Gebete. Die Bibliothek der Alten Welt. Stuttgart: Artemis-Verlag Zürich.

Finn, Jennifer. 2017. Much Ado About Marduk: Questioning Discourses of Royalty in First Millennium Mesopotamian Literature. Studies in Ancient Near Eastern Records 16. Berlin: De Gruyter.

Foster, Benjamin R. 2005. Before the Muses: An Anthology of Akkadian Literature, Third Edition. Bethesda: CDL Press.

Foster, Benjamin R. 2007. Akkadian Literature of the Late Period. Guides to the Mesopotamian Textual Record 2. Münster: Ugarit-Verlag.

Frankena, R. 1954. Tākultu: De Sacrale Maaltjid in het Assyrische Ritueel. Commentationes Orientales 2. Leiden: Brill.

Freedman, Sally M. 2017. If a City Is Set on a Height: The Akkadian Omen Series Šumma Alu ina Mele Šakin. Vol. 3: Tablets 41–63. Occasional Publications of the Samuel Noah Kramer Fund 20. Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns.

Gabbay, Uri and Nathan Wasserman. 2008. "RB 59 Pl. 7f. (Man and his god)." Sources of Early Akkadian Literature, no. 1808.

Geller, Markham. 2007. Evil Demons: Canonical Utukkū Lemnūtu Incantations. Helsinki: The Neo-Assyrian Text Corpus Project.

George, A. R. 2003. The Babylonian Gilgamesh Epic: Introduction, Critical Edition and Cuneiform Texts. 2 Volumes. New York: Oxford Univerity Press.

George, A. R. and Junko Taniguchi. 2019. Cuneiform Texts from the Folios of W. G. Lambert, Part One. University Park: Eisenbrauns.

Groneberg, Brigitte. 1987. Syntax, Morphologie und Stil der jungbabylonischen Hymnischen Literatur. 2 Vols. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag.

Groneberg, Brigitte. 1997. Lob der Ištar: Gebet und Ritual an die altbabylonische Venusgöttin, Tanatti Ištar. CM 8. Groningen: Styx Publications.

Gurney, O. R. and J. J. Finkelstein. 1957. The Sultantepe Tablets, Volume 1. Occasional Publications of the British Institute of Archaeology at Ankara 3. London: British Institute of Archaeology at Ankara.

Hallo, W. W. 2010. “Two Letter-Prayers to Amurrum.” Pages 319-330 in The World’s Oldest Literature: Studies in Sumerian Belles-Lettres. CHANE 35. Leiden: Brill.

Hämeen-Anttila, Jaakko. 2000. A Sketch of Neo-Assyrian Grammar. SAAS 13. Helsinki: The Neo-Assyrian Text Corpus Project.

Hecker, Karl. 1989. “Akkadische Hymnen und Gebete.” In Lieder und Gebete I, edited by Willem H. Ph. Römer and Karl Hecker, 718–83. Texte aus der Umwelt des Alten Testaments; II. Religiöse Texte. Gütersloh: Gütersloher Verlagshaus.

Jacobsen, Thorkild. 1963. “Ancient Mesopotamian Religion: The Central Concerns.” Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 107.6: 473-84.

Labat, René. 1970. Les religions du Proche-Orient asiatique: Textes babyloniens, ougaritiques, hittites. Paris: Fayard-Denoël.

Lambert, W. G. 1959. “The Sultantepe Tablets: A Review Article.” Revue d’Assyriologie et d’archéologie orientale 53.3: 119–138.

Lambert, W. G. 1960. Babylonian Wisdom Literature. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Reprinted, Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns, 1996.

Lambert, W. G. 1980. “New Fragments of Babylonian Epics.” AfO 27: 71-82.

Lambert, W. G. 1982. “The Hymn to the Queen of Nippur.” In Zikir Šumim: Assyriological Studies Presented to F. R. Kraus on the Occasion of his Seventieth Birthday, edited by G. van Driel et al, 173–218. Leiden: NINO.

Lambert, W. G. 1987. “A Further Attempt at the Babylonian ‘Man and His God.’” In Language, Literature, and History: Philological and Historical Studies Presented to Erica Reiner, edited by Francesca Rochberg-Halton, 187–202. American Oriental Series 67. New Haven: American Oriental Society.

Lambert, W. G. 1989. “A Babylonian Prayer to Anūna.” Pages 321-336 in DUMU-E₂-DUB-BA-A: Studies in Honor of Åke W. Sjöberg. Edited by H. Behrens, D. Loding, and M. Roth. Occasional Publications of the Samuel Noah Kramer Fund 11. Philadelphia: The University Museum.

Lambert, W. G. 1999/2000. “Review of B. R. M. Groneberg, Lod der Ištar: Gebet und Ritual an die altbabylonische Venus-göttin, Tanatti Ištar.” AfO 46/47: 274-277.

Lenzi, Alan, ed. 2011. Reading Akkadian Prayers and Hymns: An Introduction. ANEM 3. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature.

Lenzi, Alan. 2015. “An Alternate Ending to an Akkadian Letter-Prayer to Amurrum (AbB 12, no. 99).” Nouvelles Assyriologique Brèves et Utilitaires, 2015.4, #96.

Lenzi, Alan. 2019. “Narrating for Nabû: Power and Persuasion in an Assyrian Prayer to the Scribal God.” State Archives of Assyria Bulletin 25: 11-45.

Litke, Richard L. 1998. A Reconstruction of the Assyro-Babylonian God-Lists, AN : {d}a-nu-um and AN : anu ša amēli. Texts from the Babylonian Collection 3. New Haven: Yale Babylonian Collection.

Livingstone, Alasdair. 1989. Court Poetry and Literary Miscellanea. State Archives of Assyria 3. Helsinki: Helsinki University Press.

Luckenbill, Daniel David. 1927. Ancient Records of Assyria and Babylonia: Volume II. Historical Records of Assyria from Sargon to the End. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Lutz, Henry Frederick. 1917. Early Babylonian Letters from Larsa. Yale Oriental Series 2. New Haven, Yale University Press.

Mayer, Werner. 1976. Untersuchungen zur Formensprache der babylonischen „Gebetsbeschwörungen“. Studia Pohl: Series Maior 5. Rome: Biblical Institute Press.

Mayer, Werner. 1990. “Zum Terminativ-Adverbialis im Akkadischen: Die Modaladverbien auf -.” Or, n.s. 64: 161-186.

Myhrman, David W. 1911. Babylonian Hymns and Prayers. Publications of the Babylonian Section 1/1. Philadelphia: The University Museum.

Nougayrol, Jean. 1952. “Une Version Ancienne du ‘Juste Souffrant’.” Revue Biblique 59: 239-250 with pls. VII-VIII.

Oshima, Takayoshi. 2011. Babylonian Prayers to Marduk. ORA 7. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck.

Reiner, Erica. 1958. Šurpu: A Collection of Sumerian and Akkadian Incantations. Archiv für Orientforschung Beiheft 11. Graz: Im Selbstverlage des Herausgebers.

Sanders, Seth L. 2009. “The First Tour of Hell: From Neo-Assyrian Propaganda to Early Jewish Revelation.” Journal of Ancient Near Eastern Religions 9: 151–69.

Seux, M.-J. 1976. Hymnes et Prieres aux Dieux de Babylonie et d’Assyrie. Paris: Les Éditions de Cerf.

Sommerfeld, Walter. 1982. Der Aufstieg Marduks: Die Stellung Marduks in der babylonischen Religion des zweiten Jahrtausends v. Chr. Neukirchenen-Vluyn: Neukirchener Verlag / Kevelaer: Verlag Butzon & Bercker.

Stol, Marten. 1981. Letters from Yale. AbB 9. Leiden: Brill.

Streck, Maximillian. 1916. Assurbanipal und die letzten assyrischen Könige bis zum Untergange Nineveh’s. VAB VII/2. Leipzig: J. C. Hinrichs’sche Buchhandlung.

Streck, Michael P. 2003. “Die Klage ‘Ištar Bagdad.’” In Literatur, Politik und Recht in Mesopotamien: Festschrift für Claus Wilcke, edited by Walther Sallaberger, Konrad Volk, and Annette Zgoll, 301-312. OBC 14. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag.

Strong, S. A. 1895. “On Some Babylonian and Assyrian Alliterative Texts.—I.” PSBA 17: 131–151.

Tallqvist, Knut. 1938. Akkadische Götterepitheta: mit einem Götterverzeichnis und einer Liste der prädikativen Elemente der sumerischen Götternamen. Studia Orientalia VII. Helsingforsiae: Societas Orientalis Fennica.

van der Toorn, Karel. 1996. Family Religion in Babylonia, Syria and Israel: Continuity and Change in the Forms of Religious Life SHCANE 7. Leiden: Brill, 1996.

van Dijk, J. 1953. La Sagesse Sumero-Accadienne. Commentationes Orientales 1. Leiden: Brill.

van Soldt, W. 1990. Letters in the British Museum. AbB 12. Leiden: Brill.

van Soldt, W. 1994. Letters in the British Museum: Part 2. AbB 13. Leiden: Brill.

von Soden, Wolfram. 1957. “Zu einigen altbabylonischen Dichtungen.” Or n.s. 26: 306-320.

von Soden, Wolfram. 1965. “Das Fragen nach der Gerechtigkeit Gottes im Alten Orient.” MDOG 96: 41-59.

von Soden, Wolfram. 1971. “Der große Hymnus an Nabû.” ZA 61: 44-71.

von Soden, Wolfram. 1990. “Weisheitstexte in akkadischer Sprache.” In Weisheitstexte I, edited by Willem H. Ph. Römer und Wolfram von Soden, 110-157. Texte aus der Umwelt des Alten Testaments; III. Weisheitstexte, Mythen und Epen. Gütersloh: Gütersloher Verlagshaus.

von Soden, Wolfram. 1991. “Review of: State Archives of Assyria, Volume II: Neo-Assyrian Treaties and Loyalty Oaths by Simo Parpola, Kazuko Watanabe; State Archives of Assyria, Volume III: Court Poetry and Literary Miscellanea by Alasdair Livingstone.” Die Welt des Orients 22: 188–195.

von Soden, Wolfram. 1974/77. “Zwei Königsgebete an Ištar aus Assyrien.” AfO 25: 37-49.

Wasserman, Nathan. 1991. “Two New Readings in Old-Babylonian Literary Texts.” NABU, #109 (pp. 78–79).

Zisa, Gioele. “Sofferenza, Malessere e Disgrazia: Metafore del Dolore e Senso del Male nell’Opera Paleo-Babilonese ‘Un Uomo e il suo Dio’: Un Approccio Interdisciplinare.” Historiae 9 (2012): 1–30.