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Project publications

Marie-Françoise Besnier | Philippe Clancier | Eleanor Robson | Greta Van Buylaere

Marie-Françoise Besnier

'The series Šumma Ālu in Kalhu: A case study in hypertextuality in the history of textual transmission in the ancient Near East', under review.

'Diffusion et transmission de la série Šumma Izbu: les textes de la "périphérie" au Bronze Récent', in C. Roche-Hawley and R. Hawley (eds.), Scribes et érudits dans l'orbite de Babylone, vol. 2, Paris: de Boccard, forthcoming 2013.

Philippe Clancier

'Cuneiform culture's last guardians: the old urban notability of Hellenistic Uruk', in K .Radner and E. Robson (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Cuneiform Culture, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011, pp. 752–773.

'Formation and administration of the collections of literary and scholarly tablets in first millennium Babylonia ', in F. Bretelle-Establet (ed.), Looking at it from Asia: the Processes that Shaped the Sources of History of Science (Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science, 265), Berlin: Springer, 2010, pp. 3-35.

Les bibliothèques en Babylonie dans la deuxième moitié du Ier millénaire av. J.-C. (Alter Orient und Altes Testament 363), Münster: Ugarit-Verlag, 2009.

'Le Manuel de l'Exorciste d'Uruk', in X. Faivre, B. Lion and C. Michel (eds.), Et il y eut un esprit dans l'Homme. Jean Bottéro et la Mésopotamie, Paris: De Boccard, 2009, pp. 105-117.

'Les activités des femmes dans les temples de Babylone à l'époque hellénistique et parthe', in F. Briquel-Chatonnet, S. Farès, B. Lion and C. Michel (eds.), Femmes, cultures et sociétés dans les civilisations méditerranéennes et proche-orientales de l'Antiquité (Topoi Orient-Occident, Supplément 10), Paris: De Boccard, 2009, pp. 321-332.

'Les premières bibliothèques', in P. Bordreuil, F. Briquel-Chatonnet and C. Michel (eds.), Les débuts de l'Histoire. Le Proche-Orient ancien de l'invention de l'écriture à la naissance du monothéisme, Paris: La Martinière, 2008, pp. 243-246.

'La Babylonie hellénistique, aperçu d'histoire politique et culturelle', Topoi Orient-Occident 15 (2007), 21-74.

Eleanor Robson

Ancient Knowledge Networks: A Social Geography of Cuneiform Scholarship in the First Millennium BC, Princeton and Oxford: Princeton University Press, forthcoming.

(ed.), Scholarly Writings from Assyria and Babylonia (Writings from the Ancient World), Atlanta: Scholars Press, in preparation.

'Schooling and curriculum', in G. Rubio (ed.), A Handbook of Ancient Mesopotamia, Berlin: de Gruyter, in preparation.

With K.R. Stevens, 'Scholarly tablet collections in first-millennium Assyria and Babylonia', in K. Ryholt and G. Barjamovic (eds.), The Earliest Libraries: Library Tradition in the Ancient Near East, Oxford: Oxford University Press, forthcoming 2013.

'Tracing networks of cuneiform scholarship with Oracc, GKAB and Google Earth', in M. Rutz and M. Kersel (eds.), Archaeologies of Text: Archaeology, Technology and Ethics (Joukowsky Institute Publications, 4), Oxford: Oxbow Books, forthcoming 2013.

'Reading the libraries of Assyria and Babylonia', in J. König, K. Oikonomopoulos, and G. Woolf (eds.), Ancient Libraries, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013, pp. 38–56.

With K. Radner, K. and E. Robson (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Cuneiform Culture, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011.

'The production and dissemination of scholarly knowledge', in K. Radner and E. Robson (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Cuneiform Culture, Oxford: Oxford University Press 2011, pp. 557-576.

'Empirical scholarship in the Neo-Assyrian court', in G. Selz and K. Wagensonner (eds.), The Empirical Dimension of Ancient Near Eastern Studies. Die empirische Dimension altorientalischer Forschungen (Wiener Offene Orientalistik 6), Münster: LIT-Verlag 2011, pp. 603-630.

'Learning mathematics and science in the ancient Middle East', in N. Al-Mulki and F. Fasanelli (eds.), Building Mathematical and Scientific Talent in the BMENA Region (Broader Middle East and North Africa), Washington, DC: American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2011. English section 9–27; Arabic section 9–30 (trans. N. Jamil).

Chapter 8.3, 'Achaemenid Uruk: the Šangû-Ninurta and Ekur-zākir families' and Chapter 8.4, 'Seleucid Uruk: the Hunzû and Sin-leqe-unninni families', in Mathematics in Ancient Iraq: a Social History, Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2008, pp. 227–260.

'Secrets de famille: prêtre et astronome à Uruk à l'époque hellénistique', in C.M. Jacob (ed.), Les lieux de savoir, I: Lieux et communautés, Paris: Albin Michel, 2007, pp. 440–461.

Greta Van Buylaere

'Huzirina revisited', in preparation.

'The secret lore of scholars', in G. B. Lanfranchi, D. Morandi Bonacossi, C. Pappi, and S. Ponchia (eds.), Leggo! Studies Presented to Frederick Mario Fales on the Occasion of His 65th Birthday, Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2012, pp. 853–863.

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