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Prof. Ran Zadok

Professor of Mesopotamian, Iranian and Judaic Studies, Dept. of Jewish History

zadokr@post.tau.ac.il

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Prof. Ran Zadok

Curriculum Vitae

16.9.1944 - Born in Petah-Tikva, Israel
1989 - married Dr. Tikva Saig

Education

1968 - B.A., Tel-Aviv University (History of the Middle East and History of the People of Israel)
1971 - M.A., Hebrew University (History of the People of Israel, summa cum laude)
1975 - Ph.D., Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Assyriology and Iranian Studies, summa cum laude)
Dissertation: Nippur during the Achaemenid period: Geographical and Ethnic Aspects (supervisors: Profs. H. Tadmor and S. Shaked)
1973-1975 - Studies, University of Cambridge, England (Iranian philology under Prof. I. Gershevitch; not for any degree)

Experience

1969-1972 - Bibliographer, Encyclopaedia Biblica Instituti Bialik, Jerusalem
1971-1972 - Assistant, Dept. of Assyriology, Hebrew University
1975-1981 - Lecturer of Mesopotamian, Iranian and Judaic Studies, Tel-Aviv University
1976-1977 - Research Associate (part time), Dept. of Hebrew and Semitic Studies, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, Israel
1977-1982 - Lecturer (part time), History of the People of Israel, University of Haifa, Israel
1981-1982 - Visiting Senior Lecturer, School of Advanced Studies, Hebrew University (part time)
1981-1986 - Senior Research Associate in Mesopotamian, Iranian and Judaic Studies, Tel-Aviv University
1982-1984 - Alexander von Humboldt Fellow, University of Tübingen, Germany
1985 - Visiting Senior Lecturer, School of Jewish Studies (Jüdische Hochschule), University of Heidelberg, Germany
1986-1991 - Principal Research Associate (= Associate Research Professor) in Mesopotamian, Iranian and Judaic Studies, Tel-Aviv University
1991 to present - Full Professor of Mesopotamian, Iranian and Judaic Studies, Tel-Aviv University
2009 - Participated
in the preliminary survey at Tel Azeka

Active Participation in Scientific Meetings

1983 - Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale, Leiden, Holland
1983 - Deutscher Orientalistentag, Tübingen, Germany
1987 - Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale, Istanbul, Turkey
1992 - Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale, Heidelberg, Germany
1993 - Conference on Neo-Assyrian Geography, Università La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
1994 - Conference on Mutual Influences between Peoples and Cultures in the Ancient Near East, University of Haifa
1996 - Conference on the Bible, Israel and the Ancient Near East (in honour of Prof. M. Heltzer), University of Haifa
1997 - Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale, Venice, Italy
1998 - Y. Aharoni Memorial Conference, Tel-Aviv University, Institute of Archaeology
1999 - Conference on Aramaic Argillary Scripts, University of Tübingen, Germany
2001 - Conference on Judah and the Judeans in the Neo-Babylonian Period. Tel-Aviv University
2002 - Conference of the History of Iraqi Jewry,Or-Yehuda,Israel
2004, 2009- Annual conference of the Israeli Association of Assyriology. Tel-Aviv University
2007- Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale, Moscow and Saint-Petersburg, Russia


Research Trips

1978 - Chicago (The Chicago Assyrian Dictionary) and Tübingen (Tübinger Atlas des Vorderen Orients)
1975, 1995, 2000, 2006 - Cambridge, England (Babylonian tablets in the Fitzwilliam Museum)
1980-2009 - Boston and Philadelphia (Babylonian tablet collections)
1981-1985 - Tübingen (Tübinger Atlas des Vorderen Orients)
1989, 1991, 1994-1998, 2000-2004, 2005 - Philadelphia (Babylonian tablet collections)
1990-2009 (twice or three times a year) - The British Museum, London (Babylonian tablets)
1994-2009 - New Haven and Boston (Babylonian tablets at Yale and Harvard Universities)
1995, 2000-2002, 2005 - New York (Babylonian tablets at the Columbia University and the New York Public Library)
1996-2000,2002, 2007 - Claremont Graduate University (Babylonian tablets)
1998-2002 - Geneva, Switzerland (Babylonian tablets)
1998, 1999 - University of Helsinki, Finland (adviser for the project Prosopography of the Neo-Assyrian Empire)
2000-2002 - Oxford, Ashmolean Museum (Babylonian tablets) and Salt Lake City (Babylonian tablets)
2001, 2002 - Mainz, Römisch-Germanisches Museum (Babylonian tablets)
2002-2005 - Berrien Springs MI, Horn Archaeological Museum (Babylonian tablets)
2005, 2008, 2009 - Smith College (Northampton, MA) - Tablet Collection
2007 - World Heritage Museum (Urbana, Illinois)- Tablet Collection
2007 - Catholic University of America, Washington, DC - Tablet Collection

Endowments and Prizes

1973-1975 - Endowment from the Hebrew University for study in Britain
1977-1978 - The Warburg Prize, Hebrew University
1979-1981 - Endowment from the Ben-Zvi Foundation, Jerusalem
1979-1980, 1986-1988, 1990-1995, 2000-2001, 2003-2005, 2006, 2007-2009- Endowments from the Israel Science Foundation (administered by the Israel Academy of Sciences)
1981 - The Shefi Prize, Tel-Aviv University
1989 - Endowment from the Yaniv Foundation, Tel-Aviv University
1991-1992, 1999-2003 - Endowment from the Basic Research Fund, Tel-Aviv University


Membership

Since 1975 - Graduate Society, University of Cambridge, England

 

MA Students
Sivan Kedar (together with Dr. Y. Cohen)

PhD Students
Yuval Shoham (together with Prof. M. Roaf and Dr. O. Tal)


Publications

A. Books

1. On West Semites in Babylonia during the Chaldean and Achaemenian Periods: An Onomastic Study. Tel Aviv: Tel Aviv University, xvi + 437 pp., 1978.

2. The Jews in Babylonia during the Chaldean and Achaemenian Periods according to Babylonian Sources. Haifa: Haifa University, vii + 155 pp., 1979.

3. Sources for the History of the Jews in Babylonia during the Chaldean and Achaemenian Periods with an Appendix on West Semitic Names in 1st-Millennium Mesopotamia. Jerusalem: Academon, 86 pp (Hebrew) + 46 pp. (English), 1979.

4. The Elamite Onomasticon. Supplemento n. 40 agli Annali dell'Istituto Orientale di Napoli 44: 83 pp., Naples, 1984.

5. Geographical Names according to Neo- and Late-Babylonian Texts. Répertoire géographique des textes cunéiformes, vol. 8 (with a map; edited by W. Röllig). Wiesbaden: Reichert, lxx + 428 pp., 1985.

6. The Pre-Hellenistic Israelite Anthroponymy and Prosopography. Orientalia Lovaniensia Analecta 28. Leuven: Peeters, xxvi + 465 pp., 1988.

7. The Earliest Diaspora: Israelites and Judeans in Pre-Hellenistic Mesopotamia. Publications of the Diaspora Research Institute, 151. Tel Aviv: The Diaspora Research Institute, 93 pp+map, 2002.

8. The Ethno-linguistic Character of Northwestern Iran and Kurdistan in the Neo-Assyrian Period. Tel Aviv: Archaeological Center Publications. 164pp+map and chart, 2002

9. (co-author) K. Radner, The Prosopgraphy of the Neo-Assyrian Empire 1. Helsinki 1998-99.

10. (co-author) H.D Baker, The Prosopgraphy of the Neo-Assyrian Empire 2. Helsinki 2000-2001.

11. (co-author) H.D. Baker, The Prosopgraphy of the Neo-Assyrian Empire 3/1. Helsinki 2002.

12. (co-author) M. Sigrist and C.B.F. Walker, Catalogue of the Babylonian Tablets in the British Museum 3. London: The British Museum Press, 2006.

13. Iranische Personennamen in der neu- und spätbabylonischen Nebenüberlieferung. Iranisches Personennamenbuch 8/1B. Vienna: Oesterreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften, 2009.

14. Catalogue of Documents from Borsippa or Related to Borsippa in the British Museum, vol. 1. NISABA 21. Messina, 2009.


B. Articles

1. The Jews in Babylonia: Occupations and Geographical Distribution. Beer-Sheva 1, 174-198, 1973 (Hebrew).

2. Iranian Names in Late-Babylonian Documents. Indo-Iranian Journal 17, 245-247, 1975.

3. On Some Iranian Names in Late-Babylonian Documents. Israel Oriental Studies 6, 65-70, 1976.

4. On five Iranian Names in the Old Testament. Vetus Testamentum 26, 246-247, 1976.

5. Three Iranian Words in Late-Babylonian Documents. Bibliotheca Orientalis 33, 5-6, 1976.

6. On the Connections between Iran and Babylonia in the 6th Century B.C. Iran 14: 61-78, 1976.

7. Syro-Palestinian Parallels to Lebanese Toponyms. Bibliotheca Orientalis 33, 304-310, 1976.

8. Historical and Geographical Notes. The Journal of the Ancient Near Eastern Society of the Columbia University 8, 113-126, 1976.

9. On Five Biblical Names. Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft 89, 266-268, 1977.

10. On Some Egyptians in First-Millennium Mesopotamia. Göttinger Miszellen 26, 63-68, 1977.

11. On the Toponym Hl/l2kr. Tel Aviv 4, 174, 1977.

12. Iranians and Individuals bearing Iranian Names in Achaemenian Babylonia. Israel Oriental Studies 7, 89-138, 1977.

13. Geographical and Onomastic Notes. Die Welt des Orients 9, 35-56, 240-241, 1977/78.

14. West Semitic Toponyms in Assyrian and Babylonian Sources. In Y. Avishur and J. Blau (eds.), Studies in Bible and the ancient Near East presented to S.E. Loewenstamm. Jerusalem: Rubinstein, 163-179, 1978.

15. Phoenicians, Philistines and Moabites in Mesopotamia in the First Millennium B.C. Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research 230, 57-65, 1978.

16. Two Talmudic Notes. The Jewish Quaterly Review 68, 255-256, 1978.

17. Historical Geography of the Nippur Region during the Late-Assyrian, Chaldean and Achaemenian Periods. Israel Oriental Studies 8, 266-332, 1978.

18. Khirbet Be:t E:nu:n. Israel Exploration Journal 29, 62, 1979.

19. On Some Foreign Population Groups in First-Millennium Babylonia. Tel Aviv 6, 164-181, 1979.

20. On Some Non-Semitic Names in Cuneiform Sources. Beitr&aum;lge zur Namenforschung, Neue Folge 14, 294-301, 1979.

21. Notes on the Biblical and Extra-Biblical Onomasticon. The Jewish Quaterly Review 71: 107-117, 1980.

22. An Additional Note on Ma:kha:zi:n. Tel Aviv 7, 110, 1980.

23. The Toponymy of the Nippur Region within the General Framework of the Mesopotamian Toponymy. Die Welt des Orients 12, 39-69, 1981.

24. Arabians in Mesopotamia during the Late-Assyrian, Chaldean, Achaemenian and Hellenistic Periods. Zeitschrift der Deutschen Morgenländischen Gesellschaft 131, 42-84, 1981.

25. Babylonian Notes. Bibliotheca Orientalis 38, 547-551, 1981.

26. Iranian and Babylonian Notes. Archiv für Orientforschung 28, 135-139, 1981/2.

27. Three Non-Akkadian Words in Late-Babylonian Documents. Journal of the American Oriental Society 102, 115-117, 1982.

28. Notes on the Early History of the Israelites and Judeans in Mesopotamia. Orientalia nova series 51, 391-393, 1982.

29. Remarks on Ezra and Nehemiah. Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft 94, 296-298, 1982.

30. The Location of Kpr Sgb. The Jewish Quaterly Review 72: 119-120, 1982.

31. Remarks on the Inscription of Hdys?y from Tall Fakhariya. Tel Aviv 9: 117-129, 1982.

32. Lexical, Onomastic and Geographical Notes. Revue d'Assyriologie 76: 174-178, 1982.

33. More Iranians in Achaemenian Babylonia. Indo-Iranian Journal 26, 319-320, 1983.

34. A Tentative Structural Analysis of Elamite Hypocoristica. Beiträge zur Namenforschung, Neue Folge 18, 93-120, 1983.

35. On some Egyptians in Babylonia. Göttinger Miszellen 64, 73-75, 1983.

36. N/LB rab-ba:ne: < Aram. Rabba:ne: 'Nobles'. Revue d'Assyriologie 77: 192, 1983.

37. Onomastic and Lexical Notes. Oriens Antiquus 22: 217-220, 1983.

38. Linguistic Remarks on Several Toponyms in the Baraitha etc. Cathedra 27, 47-48, 1983 (Hebrew).

39. Selected Sources on the History of the Israelite Exiles in Assyria. Shnaton 5/6: 223-226, 1983 (Hebrew).

40. On Some non-Semitic Names in the Ancient Near East. Beiträge zur Namenforschung, Neue Folge 19: 385-389, 1984.

41. On the Historical Background of the Book of Esther. Biblische Notizen 24, 18-23, 1984.

42. Some Jews in Babylonian Documents. The Jewish Quaterly Review 74: 294-297, 1984.

43. Assyro-Babylonian Lexical and Onomastic Notes. Bibliotheca Orientalis 41: 33-46, 1984.

44. On the Historical Background of the Sefi:re Treaty. Annali dell'Istituto Orientale di Napoli 44, 529-538, 1984.

45. Assyrians in Chaldean and Achaemenian Babylonia. Assur 4/3, June 1984.

46. New Documents from the Chaldean and Achaemenian Periods. Orientalia Lovaniensia Periodica 15, 65-75, 1984.

47. The Origin of the Name Shinar. Zeitschrift für Assyriologie 74, 240-244, 1984.

48. Notes on Modern Palestinian Toponymy. Zeitschrift des Deutschen Palästina-Vereins 101: 156-161, 1985.

49. Suteans and Other West Semites during the Latter Half of the Second Millennium B.C. Orientalia Lovaniensia Periodica 16: 59-70, 1985.

50. Zur Geographie Babyloniens während des sargonidischen, chaldäischen, achämenidischen und hellenistischen Zeitalters. Die Welt des Orients 16, 19-79, 1985.

51. Samarian Notes. Bibliotheca Orientalis 42, 567-572, 1985.

52. Notes on Esther. Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft 98, 105-110, 1986.

53. Die nichthebräischen Namen der Israeliten vor dem hellenistischen Zeitalters. Ugarit Forschungen 17, 386-398, 1986.

54. On Some Iranian Names in Aramaic Documents from Egypt. Indo-Iranian Journal 29, 41-44, 1986.

55. Some Non-Semitic Names in Akkadian Sources. Beiträge zur Namenforschung, Neue Folge 21, 243-248, 1986.

56. Zur Struktur der nachbiblischen jüdischen Personennamen semitischen Ursprungs. Trumah (Jahrbuch der Hochschule für jüdische Studien, Heidelberg) 1, 243-343, 1987.

57. Peoples from the Iranian Plateau in Babylonia during the Second Millennium B.C. Iran 25, 1-26, 1987.

58. Notes on the Prosopography of the Old Testament. Biblische Notizen 42: 44-48, 1988.

59. (together with Nadav Na'aman). Sargon II's Deportations to Israel and Philistia (716-708 B.C.). Journal of Cuneiform Studies 40, 36-46, 1988.

60. A Note on hSn>h. Vetus Testamentum 38: 483-485,1988.

61. Notes on the Historical Geography of Mesopotamia and Northern Syria. Abr Nahrain 27, 154-169, 1989.

62. Gaba>. Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brèves et Utilitaires 1989/47.

63. On the Onomastic Material from Emar. Die Welt des Orients 20/21, 45-61, 1989/90.

64. Some Elamite Names in Mesopotamian Sources. Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brèves et Utilitaires 1990/39.

65. On Some Kassite and Iranian Names in Mesopotamia. Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brèves et Utilitaires 1990/72.

66. On Early Arabians in the Fertile Crescent. Tel Aviv 17, 223-231, 1990.

67. Studies in Biblical Prosopography and Canaanite-Hebrew Onomastics and its Survivals. in J.J. Adler (ed.), Haim M.I. Gevaryahu memorial volume, Jerusalem: World Jewish Bible Center, 137-140, 1990 (Hebrew).

68. Elements of Aramean Pre-History. in M. Cogan and I. Eph'al (eds.), Ah Assyria. Studies in Assyrian history and ancient Near Eastern historiography presented to Hayim Tadmor. Jerusalem: Magnes, 104-117, 1991.

69. Geographical and Topographical Notes. Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brèves et Utilitaires 1991/70.

70. Notes on the Emar Documentation. Orientalia Lovaniensia Periodica 22, 27-55, 1991.

71. Elamite Onomastics. Studi Epigrafici e Linguistici 8 ,225-237, 1991.

72. On the Onomasticon of the Old Aramaic Sources. Bibliotheca Orientalis 48, 25-40, 1991.

73. Israelites and Judeans in Assyria, the Jezireh and Babylonia. Studies in the History and Culture of the Jews of Iraq 6, 9-12, 1991 (Hebrew).

74. Notes on the West Semitic Material from Emar. Annali dell'Istituto Orientale di Napoli 51: 113-137, 1991.

75. Egyptians in Babylonia and Elam during the lst Millennium B.C. Lingua Aegyptia 2: 139-146, 1992.

76. On The Names of Two Animals. Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brèves et Utilitaires 1992/58.

77. Onomastic, Prospographic and Lexical Notes. Biblische Notizen 65: 47-54, 1992.

78. Hurrians as well as Individuals Bearing Hurrian and Strange Names in Sumerian Sources. In A.F. Rainey, A. Kempinski and M. Sigrist (eds.), Kinattu:tu sha da:r?ti. Raphael Kutscher memorial volume, Tel Aviv. Journal of the Institute? of Archaeology of Tel Aviv University, Occasional Publications, 1: 219-245, 1993.

79. On the Amorite Material from Mesopotamia. In M.E. Cohen, D.C. Snell and D.B. Weisberg (eds.), The Tablet and the Scroll, Near Eastern Studies in Honor of William W. Hallo, Bethesda, 315-333, 1993.

80. On Some Anthroponyms and Toponyms. Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brèves et Utilitaires 1994/14.

81. Elamites and Other Peoples from Iran and the Persian Gulf Region in Early Mesopotamian Sources. Iran 32, 31-51, 1994.

82. On the Current State of Elamite Lexicography. Studi Epigrafici e Linguistici 12, 241-252, 1995.

83. On the Post-Biblical Jewish Onomasticon and Its Background. In A. Kasher and A. Oppenheimer (eds.), Dor le-Dor. From the end of the biblical times up to the redaction of the Talmud. Studies in Honor of Joshua Efron. Jerusalem: Mosad Bialik : v-xxviii , 1995.

84. Foreigners and Foreign Linguistic Material in Mesopotamia and Egypt. In K. van Lerberghe and A. Schoors (eds.), Immigration and Emigration within The Ancient Near East, Festschrift E. Lipinski. Leuven: Peeters, 431-447, 1995 .

85. On the Late-Assyrian Texts from Du:r-Katlimmu and the Significance of the NA Documentation for Ethno-linguistic lassification. Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brèves et Utilitaires 1995/3.

86. A Document Concerning Work In Elam. Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brèves et Utilitaires 1995/4.

87. Ampiha:bi. Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brèves et Utilitaires 1995/5.

88. West Semitic Names in N/LB Unpublished Documents. Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brèves et Utilitaires 1995/6.

89. Notes on Syro-Palestinian Toponymy and Anthroponymy. Ugarit Forsuchungen 27, 627-640, 1995.

90. A Preliminary Analysis of Ancient Survivals in Modern Palestinian Toponymy. Mediterranean Language Review 9, 93-171, 1995-1997.

91. Notes on Syro-Palestinian History, Toponymy and Anthroponymy. Ugarit Forsuchungen 28, 721-749, 1996.

92. Geographical and Onomastic Remarks on H. Tadmor, The Inscriptions of Tiglath-Pileser III King of Assyria (Jerusalem 1994). Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brèves et Utilitaires 1996/17.

93. Some Collations of Texts Published by G.A. Barton, AJSL 16, 1900, 65ff. Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brèves et Utilitaires 1996/78.

93. Geographical Notes. Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brèves et Utilitaires 1996/79.

94. Syro-Mesopotamian Notes. In H. Kühne, B. Pongratz-Leisten and P. Xella (eds.), Ana shadî Labna:ni lu: allik. Beiträge zu altorientalischen und mittelmeerischen Kulturen. Festschrift für Wolfgang Röllig. Neukirchen-Vluyn, 447-457, 1997.

95. (together with Tikva Zadok) A Late-Babylonian Boat Rental. Acta Sumerologica 19, 267-271, 1997.

96. Notes on Babylonian Geography and Prosopography. Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brèves et Utilitaires 1997/6.

97. Some Iranian Anthroponyms and Toponyms. Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brèves et Utilitaires 1997/7.

98. Two N/LB Documents from the British Museum. Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brèves et Utilitaires 1997/11.

99. (together with Tikva Zadok) Two N/LB Administrative Documents. Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brèves et Utilitaires 1997/12.

100. (together with Tikva Zadok) LB Texts from th Yale Babylonian Collection. Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brèves et Utilitaires 1997/13.

101. (together with Tikva Zadok) PTS 2005. Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brèves et Utilitaires 1997/14.

102. girgû, girrigû. Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brèves et Utilitaires 1997/16.

103. Jehu. Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brèves et Utilitaires 1997/20.

104. Antigonos Monopthalmos in Documents from Idumaea.Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brèves et Utilitaires 1997/54.

105. On Aromatics and Reeds. Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brèves et Utilitaires 1997/55.

106. Mushrooms. Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brèves et Utilitaires 1997/88.

107. Additions and Corrections to NABU 1997/6.7.11.14. Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brèves et Utilitaires 1997/148.

108. A Group of Late-Babylonian Letter-orders and Administrative Documents. Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brèves et Utilitaires 1997/148.

109. Some Iranians in Cuneiform Documents. Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brèves et Utilitaires 1997/149.

110. The Ethno-linguistic Character of the Semitic-speaking Population (Excluding Judeo-Samaritans) of Lebanon, Palestine and Adjacent Regions in the Hellenistic, Roman and Byzantine Periods - A Preliminary and Tentative Survey of The Onomastic Evidence. Michmanim 12, 5*-36*, 1998.

111. Pu:lu 'Vicia Faba' in Neo-Babylonian. Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brèves et Utilitaires 1998/19.

112. West Semitic Names in Neo-Assyrian Sources. Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brèves et Utilitaires 1998/20.

113. More Assyrians in Babylonian Sources. Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brèves et Utilitaires 1998/55.

114. West Semitic Material in Neo/Late-Babylonian and Neo-Assyrian Sources. Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brèves et Utilitaires 1998/56.

115. A Late-Babylonian Deed Witnessed by Gods. Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brèves et Utilitaires 1998/65.

116. Late-Babylonian ushrû. Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brèves et Utilitaires 1998/66.

117. On Some Upper Mesopotamian Toponyms. Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brèves et Utilitaires 1998/67.

118. Notes on Borsippean Documentation of the Eighth-Fifth Centuries B.C. Israel Oriental Studies 18, 249-296, 1998.

119. The Ethno-linguistic Character of the Semitic-speaking Population (Excluding Judeo-Samaritans) of Syria in the Hellenistic, Roman and Byzantine Periods - A Preliminary and Tentative Survey of the Onomastic Evidence. In Y. Avishur and R. Deutsch (eds.),Michael: Historical, epigraphical and biblical studies in honor of Prof. Michael Heltzer. Tel-Aviv, 267-301, 1998.

120. Historical and Ethno-linguistic Notes. Ugarit Forschungen 29, 797-814, 1997.

125. A Preliminary Prosopography of Samaria in the Late-Achaemenid and Early Hellenistic (Pre-Seleucid) Periods and Edom/Idumea from The Neo-Assyrian down to the Early Hellenistic Period. Ugarit Forschungen 30, 781-828, 1998.

126. Geographical, Onomastic and Lexical Notes. Archiv fuer Orientforschung 46-47, 208-212, 1999-2000.

127. An Early Neo-Babylonian Sale Document. Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brèves et Utilitaires 2000/2.

128. Notes on Babylonian Geography. Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brèves et Utilitaires 2000/3.

129. On the Extent of Sargon II's Sixth Campaign in Media. Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brèves et Utilitaires 2000/5.

130. Some Non-Semitic Names in Akkadian Sources. Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brèves et Utilitaires 2000/7.

131. (together with N. Na'aman) Assyrian Deportations to the Province of Samerina in the Light of Two Cuneiform Tablets from Tel Hadid. Tel Aviv 27, 159-188, 2000.

132. The Ethno-linguistic Character of the Semitic-speaking Population of Mesopotamia and Adjacent Regions between the 1st and 7th Centuries A.D. A Preliminary Survey of the Onomastic Evidence. In S. Graziani (ed.), Studi Sul Vicino Oriente antico dedicati alla Memoria d Luigi Cagni. Istituto Universitario Orientale, Dipartimento di Studi Asiatici. Series Minor, 61. Naples, 2237-2270, 2000.

133. On the Prosopography and Onomastics of Syria-Palestine and Adjacent regions. Ugarit Forschungen 32, 599-674, 2000.

134. On the Location of NA Parsua. Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brèves et Utilitaires 2001/28.

135. On the Geography, Toponymy and Anthroponymy of Media. Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brèves et Utilitaires 2001/30.

136. Two Old Iranian Anthroponyms. Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brèves et Utilitaires 2002/45.

137. An Achaemenid Queen. Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brèves et Utilitaires 2002/65.

138. Some Additions and Corrections Concerning NB/LB Documentation. Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brèves et Utilitaires 2002/66.

139. Iranian Notes. Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brèves et Utilitaires 2002/78.

140. Contributions to Babylonian Geography, Prosopography and Documentation, in O. Loretz et al. (eds.), Ex Mesopotamia et Syria lux. Festschrift für Manfried Dietrich zu seinem 65. Geburtstag. Münster, 871-897, 2002.

141. Azarru. Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brèves et Utilitaires 2003/32.

142. Updating the Apammu Dossier. Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brèves et Utilitaires 2003/33.

143. A Note on a Neo-Babylonian Stone Inscription. Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brèves et Utilitaires 2003/34.

144. (together with Tikva Zadok). Neo/Late-Babylonian Geography and Documentation. Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brèves et Utilitaires 2003/35.

145. (together with Tikva Zadok). Two Deeds from the Shaddinnu Archive. Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brèves et Utilitaires 2003/51.

146. West Semites in Administrative and Epistolary Documents from Northern and Central Babylonia. In Deutsch, R. (ed.), Shlomo; Studies in Epigraphy, Iconography, History and Archaeology in Honor of Shlomo Mousaieff. Tel Aviv, 255-271, 2003.

147. West Semites in Southern Babylonia according to Administrative and Epistolary Documents from the 9th-2nd. Centuries BCE. In Deutsch, R. and Malul, M. (eds.), Teshurot leAvishur: Fs. Y. Avishur. Tel Aviv, 2004.

148. Israelites, Judeans and Iranians in Mesopotamia and Adjacent Regions, in Ellens, H., Ellens, D. and Kalimi, I. (eds.), God's Word for Our World (Fs. S.J. de Vries). London, 1, …-…, 2004.

149. On the Onomastics and Topography of the Fertile Crescent. In Hurvitz, A. and Cohen, H. (eds.), Sefer Moshe: Festschrift for M. Weinfeld. Winona Lake, 321-335, 2004.

150. Appendix: The Name 'Lachish'. In Ussishkin, D. The Renewed Archaeological Excavations at Lachish (1973-1994), Tel Aviv, 1, 120-121, 2004.

151. (together with Tikva Zadok). Contributions to Neo/Late-Babylonian Documentation. In Sefati, Y., Artzi, P., Cohen, C., Eichler, B.l. and Hurowitz, V.A. (eds.), "An Experienced Scribe Who Neglects Nothing". Ancient Near Eastern Studies in Honor of Jacob Klein. Brthesda, 624-669, 2004.

152. (together with Tikva Zadok). A Promissory Note from the Atkuppu Archive. Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brèves et Utilitaires 2004/44.

153. (together with Tikva Zadok). On the Esaggil-mansum Clan. Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brèves et Utilitaires (=NABU) 2005/25.

154. On Anatolians, Greeks and Egyptians in "Chaldean" and Achaemenid Babylonia. Tel Aviv 32, 76-106, 2005.

155. Borsippan Notes. NABU 2005/26, 51.

156. The Text Group of Nabu-eter. Archiv für Orientforschung 51 (2005-06), 147-187.

157. The Geography of the Borsippa Region, in Amit, Y. et al. (eds.), Essays on Ancient Israel in Its Near Eastern Context: A Tribute to Nadav Na'aman. Winona Lake, 2006, 389-453.

158. Two Terms in Ezra. Aramaic Studies 5: 255-261, 2007.

159. Neo-Assyrian Notes, in Cogan, M. and Kahn, D. (eds.), 2008. Treasures onCamel's Humps: Historical and Literary Studies from the Ancient Near East Presented to Israel Eph'al. Jerusalem: Magnes, 312-330.

160. The Quarters of Borsippa, in Bar, S. et al. (eds.), 2008. In the Hill-Country, and in the Shephelah, and in the Arabah (Joshua 12, 8). Studies and Researches Presented to Adam Zertal in the Thirtieth Anniversary of the Manasseh Hill-Country Survey. Jerusalem, 75*-98*.

161. Onomastic-Epigraphic Notes, Tel Aviv 36: 120-125. 2009.

162. On Some Ethnic Groups in Achaemenid Babylonia, in K.A. (ed.) 2008. O Sa:buhr ke: Cihr az yazda:n da:$t: Essays in Memory of A. Shapur Shahbazi, Tehran and Persepolis: 1-15.

163. On the Prebendal Career of Nabû-kin-zeri/Apla and His Sons. NABU 2010/20.

In Press:
164. Occupations and Status Categories (Classes) in Borsippa, Festschrift Arieh Kasher;

165. The Archive of $ulmu-$arri from Du:r-Katlimmu, Festschrift Bustenay Oded;

166. On the Toponymy of the Jezreel Valley, Festschrift David Usishkin;

167. Hi:t in Su:hu, Festschrift Veysel Donbaz;

168. Anatolians in Neo-Assyrian Documents, Festschrift Itamar Singer;

169. Kannu'. In Lanfranchi, G.B. (ed.), Festschrift F.M. Fales. Padova.





C. Items in Encyclopaedias

1. Encyclopaedia Biblica Instituti Bialik. Vol. 6: Persia in the Old Testament, Prds, prk; Vol. 7: Qmw'l, Qw< and Shw<, Shdrk, Shwh; Vol. 8: Names, Shmshry, Shmyrmwt, Shn<çr, Shrbyh, Srskym, Tl 'byb, Tl'shr, Tlh, Tl Hrsh', Trh, Trhn', Try'.

2. Various entries in The The World of the Bible Encyclopaedia (in the volumes on Daniel, Esther, Ezechiel, Jeremiah, and Nehemiah).

3. The Israeli Encyclopaedia of the Bible 1-3 (Givatayim 1988; in Hebrew)
Arab(s), Ararat, Hammurabi, Harran, Kasdim, Nebuzaradan, Nineveh, Perat, Sheba, Shem(ot), Shushan

4. Several articles in the Encyclopaedia Iranica

5 . "Names and Naming". In: E.M. Myers (ed.), The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East, New York: Oxford University Press, 4, 91-96, 1997.


D. Reviews and Review Articles

1. W. Hinz, Altiranisches Sprachgut der Nebenüberlieferungen. Wiesbaden 1975. Bibliotheca Orientalis 33, 213-219, 1976.

2. E. Lipinski, Studies in Aramaic Inscriptions and Onomastics I. Leuven 1975. Bibliotheca Orientalis 33, 226-231, 1976.

3. E.A. Grantovskiy, Rannyaya Istoriya Iranskikh Plemen Peredney Azii. Moscow 1970 Bibliotheca Orientalis 33, 387-389, 1976.

4. W. Hinz, Neue Wege im Altpersischen. Wiesbaden 1973. Bibliotheca Orientalis 34, 76-80, 1977.

5. M. Mayrhofer, Onomastica Persepolitana. Vienna 1973. Journal of Cuneiform Studies 29, 57-59, 1977.

6. M.D. Coogan, West Semitic Personal Names in the Murashû Documents. Missoula 1976. Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research 231, 73-78, 1978.

7. M.D. Coogan, op. cit. Israel Exploration Journal 28, 290-292, 1978.

8. The Chicago Colloquium on Aramaic Studies. Journal of Near Eastern Studies 37/2 (April 1978), 81-193.

8a. Die Welt des Orients 13, 168-172, 1982.

9. E.N. Von Voigtlander, The Bisitun Inscription of Darius the Great, Babylonian Version. London 1978. Bibliotheca Orientalis 33, 657-665, 1981.

10. M. Ohana and M. Heltzer, The Extra-biblical Tradition of Hebrew Personal Names. Haifa 1978. Die Welt des Orients 13, 168-172, 1982.

11. I.J. Gelb, Computer-aided Analysis of Amorite. Chicago 1980. Die Welt des Orients 14, 235-240, 1983.

12. On Two Books Concerning Biblical Onomastics. Shnaton 5/6, 110-112, 1983 (Hebrew).

13. A. Lemaire et J.-M. Durand, Les inscriptions araméennes de Sfiré et l'Assyrie de Shamshi-ilu. Genève-Paris 1984. Die Welt des Orients 15, 210-212, 1984.

14. M. Macuch, Das sasanidische Rechtsbuch "Ma:takda:n i haza:r da:tista:n" (T. 2). Wiesbaden 1981. Bibliotheca Orientalis 41, 237-238, 1984.

15. J.B. Segal, Aramaic Texts from North Saqqara. London 1983. Die Welt des Orients 16, 173-176, 1985.

16. H.J. Nissen and J. Renger (eds.), Mesopotamien und seine Nachbarn: Politische und kulturelle Wechselbeziehungen im Alten Vorderasien vom 4. bis 1. Jahrtausend v. Chr. XXV. Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale. Berlin 1982 (2 vols.). Archiv für Orientforschung 32, 112-114, 1985.

17. I. Eph<al (ed.), The History of Eretz-Israel 2: Introductions: The Early Period. Jerusalem 1982. Zeitschrift des Deutschen Palästina-Vereins 102, 179-180, 1986.

18. M.W. Stolper, Entrepreneurs and Empire: The Murashû Archive, the Murashû Firm, and Persian Rule in Babylonia. Publications de l'Institut historique et archéologique néerlandais de Stamboul 54. Leiden 1985. Die Welt des Orients 20-21, 273-276, 1989/90.

19. F. Joannès, Archives de Borsippa. La famille Ea-ilûta-bâni. Etude d'un lot d'archives familiales en Babylonie du VIIIe au Ve siècle av. J.-C (Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes - IVe section, sciences historiques et philologiques, II: Hautes études orientales, 25; Genéve 1989). Die Welt des Orients 22, 195-197, 1991.

20. G. Frame, Babylonia 689-627 B.C.: A Political History (Publicationsde l'Institut historique et archéologique Néerlandais de Stamboul 69; Leiden 1992). Die Welt des Orients 25, 150-152, 1994.

21. D.B. Weisberg, The Late Babylonian Texts of the Oriental Institute Collection (Bibliotheca Mesopotamica 24; Malibu 1991). Die Welt des Orients 25, 152-154, 1994.

22. M. A. Dandamayev, Iranians in Achaemenid Babylonia (Columbia Lectures on Iranian Studies edited by E. Yarshater, No. 6; Costa Mesa, Ca. and New York, 1992). Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies 58, 158-159, 1995.

23. R.S. Hess, Amarna Personal Names (American Schools of oriental Research Dissertation Series, no. 9; Winona Lake, 1993). Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies 59, 130-131, 1996.

24. K.G. Hoglund, Achaemenid Imperial Administration in Syria-Palestine and the Missions of Ezra and Nehemiah (SBL Dissertation Series, 125; Atlanta 1992). Journal of the American Oriental Society 116, 597-598, 1996.

25. P. Huyse. Iranische Namen In den griechischen Dokumenten Aegyptens (Iranisches Personennamenbuch, ed. M. Mayrhofer and R. Schmitt, V/6a; Vienna 1990). Bibliotheca Orientalis 53, 490-491, 1996.

26. M. Sigrist, H.H. Figulla and C.B.F. Walker, Catalogue of the Babylonian Tablets in the British Museum (London 1996). Archiv für Orientforschung 44/45, 293-306, 1997/1998.

27. M. Hölscher, Die Personennamen der Kassitenzeitlichen Texte aus Nippur. Münster 1996. Journal of the American Oriental Society 119, 689-90, 1999.

28. M. Salvini, The Habiru prism of King Tunip-Teshup of Tikunani. Documenta Asiana. Collana di Studi sull Anatolia e l'Asia Anteriore antica diretta da Mirjo Salvini, III (volume editor Neda Parmegiani). Pubblicazioni Dell'Istituto per gli studi Micenei ed Egeo-anatolici del Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche. Roma: Istituti Editoriali e poligrafici internazionali, 1996. Archiv für Orientforschung 46-47, 351-358, 1999-2000.

29. Steven W. Cole, Nippur in Late Assyrian Times, c. 755-612 BC. State Archives of Assyria Studies 4. Helsinki: The Neo-Assyrian Text Corpus Project, 1996. Orientalia nova series 69, 115-121, 2000.

30. C.A. Ciancaglini, Iranian Loanwords in Syriac . Beiträge zur Iranistik, 28. Wiesbaden 2008. OLZ


E. Papers Presented at Scientific Meetings

1. Some Problems in Early Aramean History. Zeitschrift der Deutschen Morgenländischen Gesellschaft Supplementband 6, 81-85, 1985.

2. Archives from Nippur in the First Millennium B.C. In K.R. Veenhof (ed.), Cuneiform archives and libraries. Papers read at the 30e Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale (Leiden, 4-8 July 1983). Publications de l'Institut historique-archéologique neérlandais de Stamboul 57 (Leiden), 278-288, 1986.

3. The Ethno-linguistic Character of the Jezireh and Adjacent Regions in the 9th-7th Centuries (Assyria Proper vs. Periphery). In: M. Liverani (ed.), Neo-Assyrian Geography. Quaderni di Geografia Storica 5. Rome, 217-282, 1995.

4. A Prosopography and Ethno-linguistic Characterization of Southern Canaan in the Second Millennium BCE. Haifa, (Conference on Mutual Influences between Peoples and Cultures in the Ancient Near East, Haifa 1994). Michmanim 9, 97-145, 1996.

5. The Ethno-linguistic Composition of Assyria Proper in the 9th-7th Centuries BC. In: H. Waetzoldt and H. Hauptmann (eds.), Assyrien im Wandel der Zeiten. XXXIXe Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale, Heidelberg 6-10. Juli 1992. Heidelberg, 209-216, 1997.

6. Some Issues in the History of the Israelites and Judeans in Pre-Hellenistic Mesopotamia, in Y. Avishur and Z. Yehuda (eds.), Studies in the History and Culture of the Jews in Babylonia. Proceedings of the Third Congress of the Center for Research of Iraqi Jewry. Or Yehuda, 247-271, 2002.

7. The Representation of Foreigners in Neo-and Late-Babylonian Legal Documents (Eighth through Second Centuries B.C.E.). in: Lipschits, O. and Blenkinsopp, J. (eds.), Judah and the Judeans in the Neo-Babylonian Period (lecture delivered in the homonymous conference, Tel Aviv University, 29-31.5.2001). Winona Lake, 471-589, 2004.

8. The Functionaries of Borsippa (lecture in the RAI), Festschrift for M.A. Dandamayev.


F. Translations

Apud H.M.I. Gevaryahu, Colophons in Proverbs, Job and Ecclesiastes. S.E. Loewenstamm Vol. (cf. above, B/14), 113-120, 1978.

Apud B. Oded, The Exile - Myth or History? The Origin of the Assyrian and Babylonian Exile. The Early History of the Babylonian Exile Haifa 2010, 555-580.


G. Contributions to other scholars' publications

1. Apud J.C. Greenfield, Israel Exploration Journal 26, 195f. with n. 11, 1976.

2. Apud D. Goodblatt, Journal of the Economic and Social History of the Orient 22, 257, n. 69, 1978.

3. Apud H. Tadmor, in Nissen and Renger (cf. D/16 above): 449ff., 1982.

4. Apud K. Deller, Bagdader Mitteilungen 15, 236, n. 47; 239, n. 54, 1984.

5. Apud K. Deller, Journal of the Economic and Social History of the Orient 30 5f., n. 17f., 1987.

6. Apud A. Kasher, Edom, Arabia and Israel: Relations of the Jews in Eretz-Israel with the Nations of the Frontier and the Desert during the Hellenistic and Roman Era (332 BCE - 70 CE), Jerusalem: Yad-Ben-Zvi: 47, 120, n. 229, 138, n. 34, 1988.

7. Apud B. Porten and A. Yardeni, Textbook of Aramaic Documents from Ancient Egypt 2: xlv-liii, passim, Jerusalem, 1989.

8. Apud B. Porten and A. Yardeni, Textbook of Aramaic Documents from Ancient Egypt 3: lvii-lxvi, passim, Jerusalem, 1993.

9. Apud P. Merrillees, Catalogue of the Western Asiatic Seals in the British Museum, Cylinder Seals VI. Pre-Achaemenid and Achaemenid Periods (with contributions by Margaret Sax, C. B. F. Walker and Dominique Collon; London: British Museum Press, 2005), 50 ad 11 and p. 72 ad 67.

10. Apud L. Gabolde 2008. Des Livres des Morts... Kyphi: Bulletin du cercle lyonnais d'égyptologie Victor Loret, 6: 25-42 (on 34-35).


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