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The Oxford Handbook of Biblical Studies Provides a comprehensive survey of Biblical scholarship in a variety of disciplines.



Alster, B. 1974. The Instructions of Shuruppak: Mesopotamia, ii. Copenhagen: Akademisk Forlag.

Baker, D. W. 1983. ‘Diversity and Unity in the Literary Structure of Genesis’. In Millard and Wiseman 1983: 197–215.

Bauckham, R. 1998. The Gospels for All Christians. Edinburgh: T. & T. Clark.

Baum, A. D. 2001. Pseudepigraphie und literarische Fälschung im frühen Christentum. Tübingen: Mohr.

Bickel, S., and Mathieu, B. 1993. ‘L'écrivain Amennakht et son enseignement’. Bulletin de l'Institut français d'archéologie orientale au Caire, 93: 31–51.

Blenkinsopp, J. 2001. ‘The Social Roles of Prophets in Early Achaemenid Judah’. JSOT 93: 39–58.

Carter, H. 1933. The Tomb of Tut-ankh-amen, iii. London: Cassell.

Charlesworth, J. H., ed. 1983, 1985. The Old Testament Pseudepigrapha, i, ii. New York: Doubleday.

Cohen, M. E. 1981. Sumerian Hymnology: The Eršmma. Hebrew Union College Annual Supplements, 2. Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College.

—— Snell, D. C., and Weisberg, D. B. 1993. The Tablet and the Scroll: Near Eastern Studies in Honor of William W. Hallo. Bethesda, Md.: CDL Press.

Collier, M., and Quirke, S. 2002. The UCL Lahun Papyri: Letters. BAR International Series, 1083. Oxford: Archaeopress.

Čzerny, J. 1952. Paper and Books in Ancient Egypt. London: H. K. Lewis.

Dalix, A.-S. 1999. ‘Suppiluliuma (II?) dans un Texte alphabétique d'Ugarit et la Date d'Apparition de l'Alphabet cunéiforme’. Semitica, 48: 5–15.

Day, J., Gordon, R. P., and Williamson, H. G. M., eds. 1995. Wisdom in Ancient Israel: Essays in Honour of J. A. Emerton. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Demarée, R. J., and Janssen, J. J., eds. 1982. Gleanings from Deir el-Medina. Leiden: Nederlands Instituut voor het Nabije Oosten.

Eyre, C. J. 1996. ‘Is Egyptian Literature “Historical” or “Literary”?’ In Loprieno, 1996a: 415–33.

Fitzmyer, J. A. 2000. ‘The Inscriptions of Bar-Ga'yah and Mati'el from Sefire’. In CoS iii. 213–17.

Foster, B. R. 1996. Before the Muses, 2nd edn. Bethesda, Md.: CDL Press.

Gardiner, A. H. 1960. The Kadesh Inscriptions of Ramesses II. Oxford: The Griffith Institute, Ashmolean Museum.

——— 1961. Egypt of the Pharaohs. Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Geller, M. J., Greenfield, J. C., and Weitzman, M. P., eds. 1995. Studia Aramaica: New Sources and New Approaches. Journal of Semitic Studies Supplement 4. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

George, A. R. 2003. The Babylonian Gilgamesh Epic. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Grayson, A. K. 1972. Assyrian Royal Inscriptions, i: From the Beginning to Ashur-resha-ishi L. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz.

Gunkel, H. 1967. The Psalms: A Form-Critical Introduction, trans. T. H. Hooker. Philadelphia: Fortress Press.

——— and Begrich, J. 1926. Einleitung in die Psalmen. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht.

Hallo, W. W. 1997. ‘The Exaltation of Inanna’. In CoS i. 518–22.

Hallo, W. W. 2000. ‘Reforms of Uru-inimgina’. In CoS ii. 407–8.

——— and Younger, K. L., eds. 1997, 2000, 2002. The Context of Scripture, 3 vols. Leiden: Brill; abbreviated CoS.

Herrmann, A. 1938. Die ägyptischen Konigsnovelle. Leipziger Ägyptologische Studien, 10. Glückstadt: J. J. Augustin.

Hoffner, H. A. 2002. ‘Archive Shelf Lists’. In CoS iii. 67–9.

Horowitz, W., Oshima, T., and Sanders, S. 2002. ‘A Bibliographical List of Cuneiform Inscriptions from Canaan, Palestine, Philistia, and the Land of Israel’. Journal of the American Oriental Society, 122: 753–66.

Hunger, H. 1968. Babylonische und assyrische Kolophone. Alter Orient und Altes Testament, 2. Kevelaer: Butzon & Bercker.

Izre'el, S., Singer, I., and Zadok, R., eds. 1998. Past Links: Studies in the Languages and Cultures of the Ancient Near East: Essays in Honour of Anson Rainey. Israel Oriental Studies, 18. Winona Lake, Ind.: Eisenbrauns.

Kitchen, K. A. 1996a. Ramesside Inscriptions Translated and Annotated: Translations, ii: Ramesses II, Royal Inscriptions. Oxford: Blackwell.

——— 1996b. ‘Sinuhe: Scholarly Method versus Trendy Fashion’. Bulletin of the Australian Centre for Egyptology, 7: 55–63.

——— 1998. ‘Biblical Instructional Wisdom: The Decisive Voice of the Ancient Near East’. In Lubetski, Gottlieb, and Keller 1998: 346–63.

——— 1999. Poetry of Ancient Egypt, Documenta Mundi: Aegyptiaca 1. Jonsered: Paul Aströms Forlag.

——— 2000. ‘The Battle of Qadesh’. In CoS ii. 32–40.

Klengel-Brandt, E. 1975. ‘Eine Schreibtafel aus Assur’. Altorientalische Forschungen, 3: 169–71.

Krecher, J. 1969. ‘Glossen’. In Von Soden et al. 1969: iii. 431–40.

Lambert, W. G. 1962. ‘A Catalogue of Texts and Authors’. Journal of Cuneiform Studies, 16: 59–77.

——— 1995. ‘Some New Babylonian Wisdom Literature’. In Day, Gordon, and Williamson 1995: 30–42.

——— and Millard, A. R. 1969. Atrahasis: The Babylonian Story of the Flood. Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Lemaire, A. 1995. ‘Les inscriptions araméennes de Cheikh-Fadl (Egypte)’. In Geller, Greenfield, and Weitzman 1995: 77–132.

Leprohon, R. J. 2001. ‘Encomia’. In Redford 2001b: i. 470–1.

Lesko, L. H. 1994a. ‘Literature, Literacy, and Literati’. In Lesko 1994b: 131–44.

——— ed. 1994b. Pharaoh's Workers: The Villagers of Deir el Medina. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press.

Levine, B. A. 2000. ‘The Deir ‘Alla Plaster Inscriptions’. In CoS ii. 140–5.

Lichtheim, M. 1973–80. Ancient Egyptian Literature: A Book of Readings, 3 vols. Berkeley: University of California Press.

——— 1997a. ‘Sinuhe’. In CoS i. 77–82.

—— 1997b. ‘Amenemhet’. In CoS i. 66–8.

——— 1997c. ‘Wenamun’. In CoS i. 89–93.

Loprieno, A., ed. 1996a. Ancient Egyptian Literature: History and Forms. Leiden: Brill.

—— 1996b. ‘The “King's Novel” ’. In Loprieno 1996a: 276–95.

Lubetski, M., Gottlieb, C. and Keller, S., eds. 1998. Boundaries of the Ancient Near Eastern World: A Tribute to Cyrus Gordon. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press.

Luckenbill, D. D. 1926–7. Ancient Records of Assyria and Babylonia. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Martinez, F. G. 1994. The Dead Sea Scrolls Translated: The Qumran Texts in English, trans. W. G. E. Watson. Leiden: Brill.

Millard, A. 1970. ‘Scriptio Continua in Early Hebrew: Ancient Practice or Modem Surmise?’. Journal of Semitic Studies, 15: 2–15.

——— 1979. ‘The Ugaritic and Canaanite Alphabets: Some Notes’. Ugarit-Forschungen, 11: 613–16.

——— 1982. ‘In Praise of Ancient Scribes’. BA 45/3: 143–53.

——— 1998a. ‘Books in the Late Bronze Age in the Levant’. In Izre'el, Singer, and Zadok 1998: 171–81.

——— 1998b. Review of Niditch (1997). JTS 49: 699–705.

——— 1999. ‘The Knowledge of Writing in Late Bronze Age Palestine’. In Van Lerberghe and Voet 1999: 317–26.

——— 2000a. ‘Hada-yith ‘i’. In CoS ii. 153–4.

——— 2000b. Reading and Writing in the Time of Jesus. Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press.

——— Forthcoming. ‘Books in Ancient Israel’. In Roche et al., Forthecoming.

——— and Wiseman, D. J., eds. 1983. Essays on the Patriarchal Narratives. Winona Lake, Ind.: Eisenbrauns.

Niditch, S. 1997. Oral Word and Written Word: Orality and Literacy in Ancient Israel. London: SPCK.

Nissinen, M., with contributions by Seow, C. L., and Rittner, R. K. 2003. Prophets and Prophecy in the Ancient Near East. Writings from the Ancient World, 12. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature.

Pardee, D. 1997. ‘Ugaritic Myths and Epic’. In CoS i. 241–83, 333–56.

Parkinson, R. B. 1997. The Tale of Sinuhe and other Ancient Egyptian Poems 1940–1640 B.C. Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Pearce, L. E. 1993. ‘Statements of Purpose: Why the Scribes Wrote’. In Cohen, Snell, and Weisberg 1993: 184–93.

Pedersén, O. 1998. Archives and Libraries in the Ancient Near East 1500–300 B.C. Bethesda, Md.: CDL Press.

Pestman, P. W. 1982. ‘Who were the Owners, in the “Community of Workmen”, of the Chester Beatty Papyri’. In Demarée and Janssen 1982: 155–72.

Porten, B., and Yardeni, A. 1993. Textbook of Aramaic Documents from Egypt, iii: Literature, Accounts, Lists. Winona Lake, Ind.: Eisenbrauns.

Posener, G. 1956. Littérature et politique dans l'Egypte de la xiie dynastie. Paris: Bibliothèque de l'École des Hautes Etudes, 307. Paris: Libraire ancienne Honoré Champion.

Pritchard, J. B. ed. 1955. Ancient Near Eastern Texts Relating to the Old Testament, 2nd edn. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

Quirke, S. 1996. ‘Archive’. In Loprieno 1996a: 379–401.

Redford, D. B. 1992. Egypt, Canaan and Israel in Ancient Times. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

——— 2001a. ‘Historical Sources: Textual Evidence’. In Redford 2001b: ii. 105–6.

——— ed. 2001b. Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt. New York: Oxford University Press.

Reiner, E. 1985. Your Thwarts in Pieces, Your Mooring Rope Cut: Poetry from Babylonia and Assyria. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan Press.

Ritner, R. K. 1997. ‘The Legend of Astarte and the Tribute of the Sea’. In CoS i. 35–6.

Roche, C. et al., eds., forthcoming. Du Sapounou au Saphon: sur les routes des peuples du Levant. Paris.

Roth, M. 2000a. ‘The Laws of Ur-Namma (Ur-Nammu)’. In CoS ii. 408–10.

——— 2000b. ‘The Laws of Lipit-Ishtar’. In CoS ii. 410–14.

——— 2000c. ‘The Laws of Eshnunna’. In CoS ii. 332–5.

——— 2000d. ‘The Laws of Hammurabi’. In CoS ii. 335–53.

——— 2000e. ‘The Middle Assyrian Laws’. In CoS ii. 353–60.

——— 2000f. ‘The Neo-Babylonian Laws’. In CoS ii. 360–1.

Safati, Y. 1997. ‘Love Poems’. In CoS i. 540–3.

Seux, M.-J. 1976. Hymnes et Prières aux Dieux de Babylonie et d'Assyrie. Littératures anciennes du Proche-Orient, 8. Paris: Éditions du Cerf.

Shackleton Bailey, D. R. 1993. Martial: Epigrams. Loeb Classical Library, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Shupak, N. 1997. ‘The Complaints of Khakheperre-Sonb, The Prophecies of Neferti’. In CoS i. 104–10.

Sjoberg, A. W., and Bergmann, E. 1969. The Collection of Sumerian Temple Hymns. Texts from Cuneiform Sources, 3. New York: J. J. Augustin.

Spiegelberg, W. 1914. Die sogenannte demotische Chronik. Leipzig: J. C. Hinrichs.

Spittler, R. P. 1983. ‘Testament of Job’. In Charlesworth 1983: 829–68.

Thompson, T. L. 1992. Early History of the Israelite People from the Written and Archaeological Sources. Leiden: Brill.

Tigay, J. H. 1982. The Evolution of the Gilgamesh Epic. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press.

Tinney, S. 1999. ‘On the Curricular Setting of Sumerian Literature’. Iraq, 61: 159–72.

Tov, E. 2004. Scribal Practices and Approaches Reflected in the Texts Found in the Judean Desert. STDJ 54. Leiden: Brill.

Van Lerberghe, K. and Voet, G., eds. 1999. Languages and Cultures in Contact: At the Crossroads of Civilizations in the Syro-Mesopotamian Realm. Proceedings of the 42th RAI. Leuven: Peeters.

Vanstiphout, H. L. J. 1997. ‘Disputations, School Dialogues’. In CoS i. 575–93.

Vogelzang, M. E., and Vanstiphout, H. L. J. 1992. Mesopotamian Epic Literature: Oral or Aural? Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press.

Von Soden, W., et al., eds. 1969. Reallexikon der Assyriologie, iii. Berlin: de Gruyter.

Wilson, J. A. 1955a. ‘The Instruction of the Vizier Ptah-hotep’. In Pritchard 1955: 412–14.

——— 1955b. ‘The Instruction of Prince Hor-Dedef’. In Pritchard 1955: 419–20.

——— 1955c. ‘In Praise of Learned Scribes’. In Pritchard 1955: 431–2.

Wiseman, D. J. 1955. ‘Assyrian Writing Boards’. Iraq, 17: 3–13.

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