Literature (WP 2)

Avishur, Y. 1984, Stylistic Studies of Word-Pairs in Biblical and Ancient Semitic Literatures. Alter Orient und Altes Testament 210, Neukirchen-Vluyn, 1984.
Berlin, A. 2008, The Dynamics of Biblical Parallelism. Grand Rapids, MI/Dearborn, MI, [1985] (revised, second edition).
Foster, B.R. 2007, Akkadian Literature of the Late Period. Münster.
Foster, B.R. 20053, Before the Muses: An Anthology of Akkadian Literature. Bethesda, MD.
Hecker, K. 1974, Untersuchungen zur akkadischen Epik. Alter Orient und Altes Testament 8, Neukirchen-Vluyn.
Hurowitz, V. 1984, ‘Literary Structures in Samsuiluna A’ in Journal of Cuneiform Studies 36/2, 191-205.
Lenzi, A. 2019, An Introduction to Akkadian Literature – Contexts and Content. University Park, PA.
Noegel, S.B. (ed.) 2000, Puns and Pundits: Word Play in the Hebrew Bible and Ancient Near Eastern Literature. Bethesda, MD.
Prinsloo, G.T.M. 1992, ‘Poetic Conventions in an Old-Babylonian Hymn to Ištar’ in Journal for Semitics 4/1, 1-20.
Reiner, E. 1985, Your Thwarts in Pieces, Your Mooring Rope Cut: Poetry from Babylonia and Assyria. Ann Arbor, MI.
Vogelzang, M.E./H.L.J. Vanstiphout, (eds.) 1996, Mesopotamian Poetic Language: Sumerian and Akkadian. Groningen.
Wagner, A. (ed.) 2007, Parallelismus membrorum. Fribourg-Göttingen.
Wasserman, N. 2003, Style and Form in Old-Babylonian Literary Texts. Cuneiform Monographs 27, Leiden/Boston, MA.
Watson, W.G.E. 2007, ‘The Study of Hebrew Poetry: Past – Present – Future’ in J. Jarick (ed.) Sacred Conjectures. New York, NY, 124-154.
Welch, J.W. (ed.) 1981, Chiasmus in Antiquity: Structures, Analyses, Exegesis. Hildesheim.

Magic (WP 3)

Abusch, T. 2010, ‘Mother and Child or Sexual Mates?’ in W. Horowitz, U. Gabbay, and F. Vukosavović, (eds.), A Woman of Valor: Jerusalem Ancient Near Eastern Studies in Honor of Joan Goodnick Westenholz. Biblioteca del Próximo Oriente Antiguo 8, Madrid, 13–17.Republished in T. Abusch et al (eds.) 2020, Further Studies on Mesopotamian Witchcraft Beliefs and Literature. Ancient Magic and Divination 17, Leiden, 89-93.
Farber, W. 1986, ‘Associative Magic: Some Rituals, Word Plays, and Philology’ in Journal of the American Oriental Society 106, 447-449.
Farber, W. 1990, ‘Magic at the Cradle – Babylonian and Assyrian Lullabies’ in Anthropos 85, 139-148.
Michalowski, P. 1981, ‘Carminative Magic: Towards an Understanding of Sumerian Poetics’ in Zeitschrift für Assyriologie 71, 1-18.
Schwemer, D. 2014, ‘‘Form Follows Function?’ Rhetoric and Poetic Language in First Millennium Akkadian Incantations’ in Die Welt des Orients 44, 263-288.
van der Toorn, K. 1999, ‘Magic at the Cradle: A Reassessment’ in T. Abusch and K. van der Toorn (eds.) Mesopotamian Magic. Ancient Magic and Divination 1, Groningen, 139-148.
Veldhuis, N. 1990, ‘The Heart Grass and Related Matters’ in Orientalia Lovaniensia Periodica 21, 27-44.
Veldhuis, N. 1993, ‘The Fly, the Worm and the Chain – Old Babylonian Chain Incantations’ in Orientalia Lovaniensia Periodica 24, 41-64.
Veldhuis, N. 1999, ‘The Poetry of Magic’ in T. Abusch and K. van der Toorn (eds.) Mesopotamian Magic. Ancient Magic and Divination 1, Groningen, 35-48.

Divination (WP 4)

George, A. 2013, Babylonian Divinatory Texts chiefly in the Schøyen Collection. Cornell University Studies in Assyriology and Sumerology 18, Bethesda.
Glassner, J.J. 2009, ‘Écrire des livres à l’epoque paléo-babylonienne: le traité d’extispicine’ in Zeitschrift für Assyriologie, 1-81.
Glassner, J.J. 2012, ‘La fabrique des présages en Mésopotamie: la sémiologie des devins’ in S. Georgoudi, R. Koch Piettre and F. Schmidt (eds.), La raison des signes – Présages, rites, destin dans les sociétés de la Méditerranée ancienne. Leiden, 29-55.
Glassner, J.J. 2019, Le devin historien en Mésopotamie. Ancient Magic and Divination 16, Leiden.
Goetze, A. 1947, Old Babylonian Omen Texts. Yale Oriental Series, Babylonian Texts 10, New Haven, CT/London.
Jeyes, U. 1989, Old Babylonian Extispicy – Omen texts from the British Museum. Publications de l’Institut historique-archéologique néerlandais de Stamboul 64, Istanbul.
Koch-Westenholz, U. 2000, Babylonian Liver Omens: The Chapters Manzāzu, Padānu and Pān tākalti of the Babylonian Extispicy Series mainly from Assurbanipal’s Library. Carsten Niebuhr Institute Publications 25, Copenhagen.
Koch-Westenholz, U. 2005, Secrets of Extispicy: The Chapter Multabiltu of the Babylonian Extispicy Series and Niṣirti barûti Texts Mainly from Assurbanipal’s Library. Alter Orient und Altes Testament 326, Munster.
Starr, I. 1983, The Rituals of the Diviner. Bibliotheca Mesopotamica 12, Malibu, CA.
Winitzer, A. 2017, Early Mesopotamian Divination Literature – its Organisational Framework and Generative and Paradigmatic Characteristics. Ancient Magic and Divination 12, Leiden/Boston.