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Boiy, T.
2004. “RIAA2 293-300. Hellenistic Legal Documents in the Royal Museums of Art and History (Brussels),” Akkadica 124/1: 19-64.

Clay, A.T.
1912. Babylonian Business Transactions of the First Millennium BC. BRM 1. New York.

1913. Legal Documents from Erech Dated in the Seleucid Era (312-65 BC). BRM 2. New York.

Contenau, G.
1929. Contrats néo-babyloniens achéménides et séleucides II. TCL 13. Paris.

Corò, P.
2005. Prebende templari in età Seleucide. HANE 8. Padova.

Del Monte, G. F.
1997. Testi dalla Babilonia Ellenistica, vol. I. Testi Cronografici. Roma.

van Dijk, J. and W.R. Meyer
1980. Texte aus dem Reš-Heiligtum in Uruk-Warka. BaM Beiheft 2. Berlin.

Durand, J.-M.
1981. Textes babyloniens d’époque récente (Recherche sur les grandes civilisations. Cahier n. 6), Paris.

Hunger, H.
1976. Spätbabylonische Texte aus Uruk I. ADFU 9. Berlin.

Krückmann, O.
1931. Babylonische Rechts-und Verwaltungsurkunden aus der Zeit Alexanders und der Diadochen, Weimar.

McEwan, G.J.P.
1982. Texts from Hellenistic Babylonia in the Ashmolean Museum. OECT 9. Oxford.

Moore, E.W.
1935. Neo-Babylonian Business and Administrative Documents. Ann Arbor.

Neugebauer, O.
1955. Astronomical Cuneiform Texts. Princeton, N.J.

1935-37. Mathematische Keilschrift-Texte. Berlin.

Nies, J.B. and C.E. Kaiser
1920. Historical, Religious and Economic Texts and Antiquities. BIN 2. New Haven.

Oppert J. and J. Ménant.
1877. Documents juridiques de l’Assyrie et de la Chaldée. Paris.

Sachs, A.J. and H. Hunger
1988. Astronomical Diaries and Related Texts from Babylonia, vol. I. Diaries from 652 B.C. to 262 B.C. Vienna.

1989. Astronomical Diaries and Related Texts from Babylonia, vol. II. Diaries from 261 B.C. to 165 B.C. Vienna.

1996. Astronomical Diaries and Related Texts from Babylonia, vol. III. Diaries from 164 B.C. to 61 B.C. Vienna.

Sarkisijan, G.Kh.
1974. “New Cuneiform Texts from Uruk of the Seleucid Period in the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin,Forschung und Berichte 16: 15-58

1955. “Castnye klinopisnye kontrakty selevkidskogo vremeni iz sobranija gosudarstvennogo Ermitazha,” VDI 1955/4: 136-62.

Schroeder, O.
1916. Kontrakte der Seleukidenzeit aus Warka.VAS 15. Leipzig.

van der Spek, R.J.
Hellenistic Babylonian Chronicles.

Speleers, L.
1925. Recueil des inscriptions de l′asie antérieure des Musées Royaux du Cinquantenaire à Bruxelles: Textes sumériens, babyloniens et assyriens. Brussels.

Thureau-Dangin, F.
1922. Tablettes d′Uruk à l′usage des prêtres du Temple d′Anu. TCL 6 (TU). Paris.

Wallenfels, R.
1998. Seleucid Archival Texts in the Harvard Semitic Museum. CM 12. Groningen.

Weisberg, D.B.
1991. The Late Babylonian Texts of the Oriental Institute Collection. BiMes 24. Malibu.

von Weiher, E.
1983. Spätbabylonische Texte aus Uruk II. ADFU 10. Berlin.

1988. Spätbabylonische Texte aus Uruk III. ADFU 12. Berlin.

1993. Spätbabylonische Texte aus Uruk IV. AUWE 12. Mainz am Rhein.

1998. Spätbabylonische Texte aus Uruk V. AUWE 13. Mainz am Rhein.

Seal Impressions

Invernizzi, A.
2004. Seleucia al Tigri: le impronte di sigillo dagli archivi. Alessandria.

Lindström, G.
2003. Uruk: Siegelabdrücke aus hellenistischen Tonbullen und Tontafeln. AUWE 20. Mainz am Rhein.

Rostovtzeff, M.I.
1932. Seleucid Babylonia: Bullae and Seals of Clay with Greek Inscriptions. New Haven.

Wallenfels, R.
1994. Uruk: Hellenistic Seal Impressions in the Yale Babylonian Collection I. Cuneiform Tablets. AUWE 19. Mainz am Rhein.

Secondary Studies

Beaulieu, P.-A.
1989. “Textes Administratives inédits d’époque héllénistique provenant des archives du bīt Rēš,” RA 83: 53-81.

1992. “Antiquarian Theology in Seleucid Uruk,” ASJ 14: 47-75.

1993. “The Historical Background of the Uruk Prophecy.” Pp. 41-52 in M. Cohen, D. Snell, and D. Weisberg, eds. The Tablet and the Scroll: Near Eastern Studies in Honor of William W. Hallo. Bethesda.

2000. “The Descendants of Sin-lēqi-unninni.” Pp. 1-16 in J. Marzahn and H. Neumann, eds. Assyriologica et Semitica: Festschrift für Joachim Oelsner. AOAT 252. Münster.

2003. The Pantheon of Uruk during the Neo-Babylonian Period. CM 23. Leiden.

Beaulieu, P.-A. and F. Rochberg
1996. “The Horoscope of Anu-bēlšunu,”JCS 48: 89-94.

Bernard, P.
1990. "Nouvelle contribution de l'épigraphie cunéiforme à l'histoire hellénistique," BCH 114: 513-541.

Berve, H.
1926. Das Alexanderreich auf prosopographischer Grundlage. I. Darstellung, München.

1926a. Das Alexanderreich auf prosopographischer Grundlage. II. Prosopographie, München.

Bickerman, E. J.
1938. Institutions des Séleucides (BAH 26). Paris.

1994. "Notes on Seleucid and Parthian Chronology," Berytus 8: 73-83.

Black, J. A.
1981. “ The New Year Ceremonies in Ancient Babylon 'Taking Bel by the hand' and a Cultic Picnic,” Religion 11: 39-59.

1987. “Sumerian balag Compositions,” BiOr 44: 36-79.

Black, J. A. and S. M. Sherwin-White
1984. “A Clay Tablet with Greek Letters in the Ashmolean Museum and the 'Graeco-Babyloniaca' Texts,” Iraq 46: 131-140.

Böhl, F. M. T.
1944-48. “Babylon, de heilige stad,” JEOL 9-10: 491-525.

Boiy, T.
1998. “BM 59748, 28.XIIa.43 SE: an exception to the Babylonian intercalary cycle?NABU §5: 6-7

2001. “Dating Problems in Cuneiform Tablets Concerning the Reign of Antigonus Monophthalmus,” JAOS 121: 645-649.

2002. “The ‘Accession Year’ in the Late Achaemenid and Early Hellenistic Period.” Pp. 25-33 in C Wunsch, ed. Mining the Archives. Festschrift for Christopher Walker on the Occasion of His 60 Birthday. Dresden.

____. “Royal Titulature in Hellenistic Babylon,” ZA 92: 241-257.

2004. Late Achaemenid and Hellenistic Babylon. OLA 136. Leuven.
          Reviews:
          J. Oelsner. Ancient West & East 8 (2009): 316-318.

2005. “Akkadian-Greek Double Names in Hellenistic Babylonia.” Pp. 47-60 in W.H. van Soldt, ed. Ethnicity in Ancient Mesopotamia. Papers Read at the 48th Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale, Leiden, 1-4 July 2002. Leiden.

____. “The Fifth and Sixth Generation of the Nikarchos = Anu-uballit,” RA 99: 105-110.

2007. Between High and Low: a Chronology of the Early Hellenistic Period. Oikumene 5. Frankfurt am Main.

Bowman, R. A.
1939. “Anu-uballit—Kefalon,” AJSL 56: 231-43.

Brentjes, B.
2000. “Hellenistisches in der Baukunst von Nisa.” Pp. 17-27 in J. Marzahn and H. Neumann, eds. Assyriologica et Semitica: Festschrift für Joachim Oelsner. AOAT 252. Münster.

Briant, P.
1978. “Colonisation hellénistique et populations indigènes. La phase d’installation,” Klio 60: 57-92.

1983. “‘Communautés de Base’ et ‘Économie royale’ en Asie achéménide et hellénistique.” Les communautés rurales. Recueils de la Société Jean Bodin pour l’histoire 41: 315-343

1990. “The Seleucid Kingdom, the Achaemenid Empire and the History of the Near East in the First Millennium BC.” Pp. 40-65 in P. Bilde, et al, eds. Religion and Religious Practice in the Seleucid Kingdom. Aarhus.

Brown, D. & M. Linssen.
1997. “BM 134701=1965-10-14,1 and the Hellenistic Period Eclipse Ritual from Uruk,” RA 91: 147-166.

Burkstein, S. M.
1978. “The Babyloniaca of Berossus”, SANE 1/5. Malibu.

Dalley, S.
1996. “Herodotos and Babylon,” OLZ 91: 525-532.

Dandamayev, M. A.
1969. “Der Tempelzehnte in Babylonien während des 6.-4Jh. v.u.z.,” in: Beiträge zur alte Geschichte und deren Nachleben (Fs. Altheim: edd. R. Stiehl and H. E. Stier), 1: 92-90. Berlin.

Depuydt, L.
1997. “The Time of Death of Alexander the Great: 11 June 323 BC, ca. 4:00-5:00 PM,” WO 28: 117-135.

Doty, L. T.
1977. Cuneiform Archives from Hellenistic Uruk. Ph.D. Dissertation, Yale.

1978. “The Archive of the Nanâ-iddin Family from Uruk,” JCS 30: 65-90.

1978-79. “A Cuneiform Tablet from Tell 'Umar,” Mesopotamia 13-14: 91-98.

1979. “An Official Seal of the Seleucid Period,” JNES 38: 195-97.

1988. “Nikarchos and Kephalon,” Pp. 95-118 in E. Leichty, M. Ellis, eds. A Scientific Humanist: Studies in Memory of Abraham Sachs. OPSNKF 9. Philadelphia.

1993. “Akkadian bīt pirišti,” Pp. 87-89 in M. Cohen, D.C. Snell, D.B. Weisberg, eds., The Tablet and the Scroll: Near Eastern Studies in Honor of William W. Hallo. Bethesda.

Finkel, I. L.
1991. “Muššu'u, Qutāru, and the scribe Tanittu-Bēl,” AuOr 9: 91-104.

Funck, B.
1984. Uruk zur Seleukidenzeit. Schriften zur Geschichte und Kultur des alten Orients 16. Berlin.

Geller, Mark.
1983. “More Graeco-Babyloniaca,” ZA 73: 114-121.

1990. “Babylonian astronomical diaries and corrections of Diodorus,” BSOAS 53: 1-7.

1991. “New Information on Antiochus IV from Babylonian Astronomical Diaries,” BSOAS 54: 1-4.

1995. “The Influence of Ancient Mesopotamia on Hellenistic Judaism,” Pp. 43-54 in: Civilizations of the Ancient Near East (ed. J.M. Sasson), New York.

1997. “The Last Wedge,” ZA 87: 43-95.

Gera, D. & W. Horowitz.
1997. “Antiochus IV in Life and Death: Evidence from the Babylonian Astronomical Diaries,” JAOS 117: 240-252.

Grainger, J.D.
1997. Seleucid Prosopography and Gazetteer. Leiden.

Grayson, A.K.
1975. Babylonian Historical-Literary Texts. Toronto.

2000. Assyrian and Babylonian Chronicles. Winona Lake.

Grzybek, E.
1992. “Zu einer babylonischen Königliste aus der hellenistischen Zeit (Keilschrifttafel BM 35603),” Historia 41: 190-204.

Hauser, S. R.
1999. “Babylon in arsakidischer Zeit,” PP. 207-239 in: Babylon: Focus mesopotamischer Geschichte, Wiege früher Gelehsamkeit, Mythos in der Moderne (ed. J. Renger; Colloquien der Deutschen Orient-Gesellschaft 2), Saarbrücken.

Horowitz, W.
1991. “Antiochus I, Esagil, and a Celebration of the Ritual for Renovation of Temples,” RA 85: 75-77.

____. “A Kettle-Drum Ritual During Iyar Seleucid Era 85,” NABU 1991-80.

Hunger, H.
1968. Babylonische und assyrische Kolophone. AOAT 2. Neukirchen-Vluyn.

1969. “Kryptographische astrologische Omina,” Pp. 133-145 in: Lišān mithurti (Fs. Von Soden; edd. E. Röllig and M. Dietrich; AOAT 1), Neukirchen.

Joannès, F.
1982. Textes Économiques de la Babylonie récente. Paris.

1991. “Réparations dans l’Esagil en 92 avant J.-C.,” Orient-Express 11.

1994. “A propos du zazakku à l’époque néo-babylonienne,” N.A.B.U 103.

1995. “L’extinction des archives cunéiforms dans la seconde partie de l’époque perse,” RA 89: 139-147.

1995a. “L’itinéraire des Dix-Mille en Mesopotamie et l’apport des sources cunéiformes,” Pallas 43: 173-199.

1997. “Le monde occidental vu de Mésopotamie, de l’époque néo-babylonienne à l’époque hellénistique,” Transeuphratène 13:141-153.

2000. “Une chronique judiciare d’époque hellénistique et le châtiment des sacrilèges à Babylone.” Pp. 193-211 in J. Marzahn and H. Neumann, eds. Assyriologica et Semitica: Festschrift für Joachim Oelsner. AOAT 252. Münster.

2001. “Les debuts de l’époque hellénistique à Larsa,” Pp. 249-264 in: Études mésopotamiennes (Fs. Huot; edd. C. Breniquet and C. Kepinski; Bibliothèque de la Délégation Archéologique Française en Iraq 10).

Jursa, M.
2002. “Florilegium babyloniacum: neue Texte aus hellenistischer und spätachämenidischer Zeit,” Pp. 107-130 in: Mining the Archives (Fs. Walker; ed. C. Wunsche; Babylonische Archine 1), Dresden.

Kessler, K.
1984. “Eine arsakidenzeitliche Urkunde aus Warka,” BaM 15: 261-272.

1999. “Bemerkungen zum Militärwesen im hellenistischen Babylonien,” Isimu 2: 173-182.


2000. “Hellenistische Tempelverwaltungstexte.” Pp. 213-241 in J. Marzahn and H. Neumann, eds. Assyriologica et Semitica: Festschrift für Joachim Oelsner. AOAT 252. Münster.

Kirk, G. E.
1935. “Gymnasium or Khan? A Hellenistic Building at Babylon,” Iraq 2: 223-231.

Klengel, H.

1962. "Babylon zur Zeit der Perser, Greichen und Parther," FuB 5: 41-53.

Knudsen, E. E.
1989-90. "Akkadian in Greek Orthography. Evidence of Sound Change in an Ancient Traditional Pronunciation," Orientalia Suecana 38/39: 71-80.

1995. "The Ashmolean Museum Incantation in Greek Orthography," Pp. 135-140 in: Vom Alten Orient zum Alten Testament (Fs. Von Soden; edd. M. Dietrich and O. Loretz; AOAT 240) Neukirchen.

Kuhrt, A.
1982. "Assyrian and Babylonian Traditions in Classical Authers: a critical Synthesis," in: Mesopotamien und seine Nachbarn. Politische und kulturelle Wechselbeziehungen in Alten Vorderasien vom 4. bis I. Jahrtaussend v. Chr. (RAI 25; edd. H. Nissen and J. Renger), Berlin 539-553.

1987. "Usurpation, conquest, and ceremonial: from Babylon to Persia," Pp. 20-55 in: Rituals of Royalty. Power Ceremonial in Traditional Societies (edd. D. Cannadine and S. Price. Cambridge.

1987a. "Survey of written Sources available for the History of Babylonia under the later Achaemenids (concentrating on the period from Artaxerxes II to Darius III)," Ach. Hist. 1: 147-157.

1987b. "Berossus' Babyloniaka and Seleucid Rule in Babylonia," Pp. 32-56 in: Hellenism in the East. The interaction of Greek and non-Greek civilizations from Syria to Central Asia after Alexander (edd. A. Kuhrt and S. Sherwin-White), London.

1990. "Alexander and Babylon," BiOr 46: 507-512.

Kuhrt, A. and S. Sherwin-White.
1991. "Aspects of Seleucid Royal Ideology: the Cylinder of Antiochus I from Borsippa," IHS 111: 71-86.

1994. “The Transition from Achaemenid to Seleucid Rule in Babylonia: Revolution or Evolution?” Pp. 311-327 in H. Sancisi-Weerdenburg, A. Kuhrt and M. C. Root, eds. Continuity and Change. Proceedings of the Last Achaemenid History Workshop. April 6-8, 1990. Ann Arbor, Michigan. Achaemenid History 8. Leiden.

Lambert, W. G.
1976. "Berossus and Babylonian Eschatology," Iraq 38: 171-173.

Le Rider, G.
1965. Suse sous les Séleucides et les Parthes. Les trouvailles monétaires et l'histoire de la ville (Mémoires de la ission archéologique en Iran 38), Paris.

Lehoux, Daryn.
2002. “The Historicity Question in Mesopotamian Divination.” Pp. 209-222 in J. Steele & A. Imhausen, eds. Under One Sky: Astronomy and Mathematics in the Ancient Near East. Münster.

Linssen, Marc.
2003. The Cults of Uruk and Babylon: The Temple Ritual Texts as Evidence for Hellenistic Cult Practice. CM 25. Leiden.

Ma, J.
1999. Antiochos III and the Cities of Western Asia Minor. Oxford.

Maul, S. M.
1991. "Neues zu den 'Graeco-Babyloniaca'," ZA 81: 87-107.

1995. "La fin de la tradition cunéiforme et les 'Graeco-Babyloniaca'," CCGG 6: 3-17.

Mayer, W. R.
1985. "Zur Unterteilung des Sekels im spätzeitlichen Babylonien," OrNS 54: 203-215.

1988. "Ergänzendes zur Unterteilung des Sekels im spätzeitlichen Babylonian," OrNS 57: 70-75.

McEwan, G.J.P.
1980. “A Seleucid Augural Request,” ZA 70: 58-69.

1981. Priest and Temple in Hellenistic Babylonia. FAOS 4. Wiesbaden.
          Reviews:
          M. Stolper, JAOS 105 (1985): 141-142.

1981a. "Arsacid Temple Records," Iraq 43: 131-143.

1982. “A Babylonian leitourgia?,” WdO 13: 25-30.

1984. “A Greek Legal Instrument in Hellenistic Uruk,” AoF 11: 237-241.

____. “Inheritance in Seleucid Babylonia,” BSOAS 47: 211-227.

1985. “The First Seleucid Document from Babylonia,” JSS 30: 169-180.

1986. “A Seleucid Tablet in the Redpath Museum,” ARRIM: 35-36.

1986. "A Parthian Campaign against Elymais in 77 B.C.," Iran 24: 91-94.

1988. “Babylonia in the Hellenistic Period,” Klio 70: 412-421.

1995. “Family Law in Hellenistic Babylonia.” Pp. 20-36 in M.J. Geller and H. Maehler, eds. Legal Documents of the Hellenistic World. London: The Warburg Institute.

McGinnis, J.
1986. "Herodotus' Description of Babylon," BICS 33: 67-86.

1991-92. "Neo-Babylonian Prebend Texts from the British Museum," AfO 38/39: 74-100.

Mitsuma, Y.
2005. “Arsacid Naval Attack on Mesene? New Reading of a Passage in the Astronomical Diary -132D1,” NABU 2005/1 §21: 23-24.

____. “Office of rab kumarī,” NABU 2005/4 §80: 85-86.

2007. “The General in Charge of the Four stratgiai'?,” NABU 2007/1 §69: 9-10.

2008. “Ištar of Babylon in 'Day-One Temple',” NABU 2008/4 §69: 96-97.

Oelsner, J.
1964. “Ein Beitrag zu keilschriftlichen Konigstitulaturen in hellenistischer Zeit,” ZA 56: 262-274.

1971. "War Nippur Sitz einer spätbabylonischen Astronomenschule?," WZJ 20: 141-149.

1972. "Zur Bedeutung der 'Graeco-Babyloniaca' für die Überlieferung des Sumerischen und Akadischen," MIO 17: 356-364.

1974. "Keilschriftliche Beiträge zur politischen Geschichte Babyloniens in den ersten Jahzehnten der griechischen Herrschaft (331 - 305 v.u.z.)," AoF 1: 139-151.

1975. "Randbemerkungen zur arsakidischen Geschichte anhand von babylonischen Keilschrifttexten," AoF 3: 35-45.

1975-76. "Zwischen Xerxes und Alexander: babylonische Rechtsurkunden und Wirtschaftstexte aus der späten Achämenidenzeit," WdO 8: 310-318.

1978. “Kontinuität und Wandel in Gesellschaft und Kultur Babyloniens in hellenistischer Zeit,” Klio 60: 101-116.

1982. "Nochmals 'Hipparenum (Plinius nat. hist. VI 123) = Nippur?'," AoF 9: 259-262.

1986. Materialien zur babylonischen Gesellschaft und Kultur in hellenistischer Zeit. Budapest.
          Reviews:
          L. Pearce. AfO 36/37(1989/1990): 136-138.

1992. “Griechen in Babylonien und der einheimischen Tempel in hellenistischer Zeit.” Pp. 341-347 in D. Charpin and F. Joannès, eds. La circulation des biens, des personnes et des ideés dans le proche-orient ancient. Paris: Editions Recherche sur les Civilisations.

1995. "Recht im hellenistischen Babylonien: Tempel-Sklaven-Schuldrecht-allgemeine Charakterisierung," Pp. 106-148 in: Legal Documents of the Hellenistic World (edd. M. J. Geller. and H. Maehler), London.

1996. “Siegelung und Archivierung von Dokumenten im hellenistischen Babylonien.” Pp. 101-111 in M.-F. Boussac and A. Invernizzi, eds. Archives et sceaux du mond hellénistique. Torino, Villa Gualino 13-16 Gennaio 1993. Paris.

____. “Die Entwicklung der Kolophone im neu- und spätbabylonische Uruk.” Pp. 429-444 in M. Dubrocard and C. Kircher, ed. Hommage au Doyen Weiss. Nice.

2001. "Von Iqīšâ und einigen anderen spätgebornenen Babyloniern," Pp. 797-814 in: Studi sul vicino oriente antico (Gs. Cagni; ed. S. Graziani; IUO, Dipartimento di Studi Asiatici, Series Minor LXI) Napoli 2000.

2003. “Cuneiform Archives in Hellenistic Babylonia: Aspects of Content and Form.” Pp. 284-301 in M. Brosius, ed. Ancient Archives and Archival Traditions. Concepts of Record-Keeping in the Ancient World. Oxford.

Pearce, L.E.
1993. “Statements of Purpose: Why the Scribes Wrote.” Pp. 185-193 in M. Cohen, et al., eds., The Tablet and the Scroll: Near Eastern Studies in Honor of William W. Hallo. Bethesda.

Pearce, L.E. and L.T. Doty
2000. “The Activities of Anu-belšunu, Seleucid Scribe.” Pp. 331-341 in Assyriologica et Semitica. Festschrift für Joachim Oelsner. AOAT 252. Münster.

Rempel, J. and N. Yoffee.
1999. “The End of the Cycle? Assessing the Impact of Hellenization on Mesopotamian Civilization.” Pp. 385-398 in B. Böck, et al., eds. Munuscula Mesopotamica. AOAT 267. Münster.

Robson, Eleanor.
2007. “Family Secrets: Astronomy and Priesthood in Hellenistic Uruk.” Pp. 440-461 in C. Jacob, ed. Lieux de Savoir: Espaces et Communautes. Vol. I. Paris.

Rochberg, F.
2004. The Heavenly Writing. Divination, Horoscopy, and Astronomy in Mesopotamian Culture. Cambridge.

Rostovtzeff, F.
1953. The Social and Economic History of the Hellenistic World. Oxford.

Rutten, M.
1935. Contrats de l’époque Séleucide conservés au Musée du Louvre. Babyloniaca 15. Paris.

Sachs, A.J. and D.J. Wiseman.
1954. “A Babylonian King List of the Hellenistic Period,” Iraq 16: 202-212.

Sarkisjan, G.Ch.
1974. “Greek Personal names in Uruk and the Graeco-Babyloniaca problem,” AcAnt 22: 495-503.

1983. “Von der Tempelsklaverei im hellenistischen Babylonien,” Iraq 45: 131-35.

2000. “Zu einigen Besonderheiten der Wiedergabe der griechischen Namen in Keilschrift (nach Materialien aus Uruk).” Pp. 401-406 in J. Marzahn and H. Neumann, eds. Assyriologica et Semitica: Festschrift für Joachim Oelsner. AOAT 252. Münster.

Scholz, B.
1978. “Akkadische-Griechische und Griechisch-Akkadische Transkriptionen.” Diss. Graz.

Sherwin-White, S.
1982. “A Greek ostrakon from Babylon of the early third century B.C.,” ZPE?? 47: 51-70.

1983. “Ritual for a Seleucid King at Babylon?,” JHS 103: 156-159.

____. “Babylonian Chronicle Fragments as a Source for Seleucid History,” JNES 42: 265-270.

1987. Hellenism in the East: the Interaction of Greek and Non-Greek Civilizations from Syria to Central Asia after Alexander. Berkeley.

Sherwin-White, S. and A. Kuhrt.
1991. “Aspects of Seleucid Royal Ideology: The Cylinder of Antiochus I from Borsippa,” JHS 111: 71-86.

1993. From Samarkand to Sardis. A New approach to the Seleucid empire. London.

Schmidt, E.
1941. “Die Griechen in Babylon und das Weiterleben ihrer Kultur,” Archaologische Anzeiger 56: 786-844.

Smith, S.
1924. Babylonian Historical Texts Relating to the Capture and Downfall of Babylon. London.

van der Spek, R.J.
1985. “The Babylonian Temple during the Macedonian and Parthian Domination,” BiOr 42: 541-562.

1986. Grondbezit in het Seleucidische Rijk. Amsterdam.

1987. “The Babylonian City.” Pp.57-74 in A. Kuhrt and S. Sherwin-White, eds. Hellenism in the East. London.

1993. “The Astronomical Diaries as a Source for Achaemenid and Seleucid History,” BiOr 50: 91-101.

____. “New Evidence on Seleucid land Policy.” Pp. 61-77 in H. Sancisi-Weerdenburg, ed. De agri cultura. In memorian Pieter Willem de Neeve (1945-1990). Amsterdam.

1997-1998. “New Evidence from the Babylonian Astronomical Diaries concerning Seleucid and Arsacid History,” AfO 44/45: 167-175.

2000. “The Šatammus of Esagila in the Seleucid and Arsacid Periods.” Pp. 437-46 in J. Marzahn and H. Neumann, eds. Assyriologica et Semitica: Festschrift für Joachim Oelsner. AOAT 252. Münster.

2001. “The Theatre of Babylon in Cuneiform,” Pp. 445-446 in W.H. Van Soldt, et al., eds. Studies Presented to Klaas R. Veenhof on the occasion of his sixty-fifth birthday. Istanbul.

2003. “Darius III, Alexander the Great and Babylonian Scholarship.” Pp. 289-346 in W. Henkelman & A. Kuhrt. A Persian Perspective: Essays in Memory of Heleen Sancisi-Weerdenburg. Achaemenid History XIII. Leiden.

2005. “Ethnic Segregation in Hellenistic Babylon.” Pp. 393-408 in W.H. van Soldt, R. Kalvelagen and D. Katz, eds. Ethnicity in Ancient Mesopotamia. Papers read at the 48th Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale, Leiden, 1-4 July 2002. Leiden.

2006. “The Size and Significance of the Babylonian Temples under the Successors.” Pp. 261-307 in P. Briant and F. Joannes, eds. La transition entre l'empire achéménide et les royaumes héllenistiques. Actes du colloque organise au College de France par la 'Chaire d'histoire et civilisation du monde achéménide et de l'empire d'Alexandre' et le 'Réseau International d'etudes et de recherches achéménides,' 22-23 novembre 2004. Persika 9. Paris

Stronach, David.
2000. “Of Cyrus, Darius and Alexander: A New Look at the ‘Epitaphs’ of Cyrus the Great.” Pp. 681-702 in Variatio delectat : Iran und der Westen: Gedenkschrift für Peter Calmeyer. AOAT 272. Münster.

Vargyas, P.
1998. “L’économie de la Mésopotamie et les tablettes astronomiques,” Méditerranée 17: 99-109.

Wallenfels, R.
1992. “BiMes 24 – Additional Duplicates and Joins,” NABU 1992/§27: 23-24.

____. “30 Ajjaru 219 SE= 19 June 93 BCE,” NABU 1992/§46.

1993. “Zodiacal Signs among the Seal Impressions from Hellenistic Uruk.” Pp. 281-9 in M. E. Cohen, D. Snell and D. B. Weisberg, eds. The Tablet and the Scroll: Near Eastern Studies in Honor of William W. Hallo. Bethesda.

____. “Apkallu Sealings from Hellenistic Uruk,” BaM 24: 309-324.

1994. “A New Volume of Texts from Hellenistic Uruk,” JAOS 114: 435-439.

1996. “Private Seals and Sealing Practices at Hellenistic Uruk.” Pp. 113-123 in M.-F. Boussac and A. Invernizzi, eds. Archives et sceaux du mond hellénistique. Torino, Villa Gualino 13-16 Gennaio 1993. Paris.

2001. “Fourth-Century Babylonian Sealed Archival Texts.” Pp. 239-254 in Seals and Seal Impressions. Proceedings of the XLV Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale 45, part 2.  W. Hallo & I. Winter, eds. Bethesda.

2006. “Anu-ah-tuqqin reconsidered,” NABU 2006/§8.

Wetzel, F, E. Schmidt and A. Mallwitz.
1957. Das Babylon der Spatzeit. Berlin.

Art History/Archaeology

 

van Buren, E. Douglas.  
1930. Clay Figurines of Babylonia and Assyria. New Haven.

Colledge, Malcolm.  
1987. “Greek and non-Greek Interaction in the Art and Architecture of the Hellenistic East.” Pp. 134-162 in A. Kuhrt & S. Sherwin-White,eds. Hellenism in the East. London.

Dalley, S.M.
2003. “Why did Herodotus not mention the Hanging Gardens of Babylon?” in P. Derow & R. Parker, eds. Herodotus and His World. Oxford.

Downey, Susan.  
1988. Mesopotamian Religious Architecture: Alexander Through the Parthians. Princeton.

Finkbeiner, U.  
1993. “Uruk-Warka.  Fundstellen der Keramik der Seleukiden- und Partherzeit.” Pp. 3-16 in U. Finkbeiner, ed. Materialien zur Archaologie der Seleukid- und Partherzeit im sudlichen Babylonien und im Golfgebiet. Blaubeuren & Tubingen.

George, A.R.
1985-1986. “The Topography of Babylon Reconsidered,” Sumer 44: 7-23.

1992. TINTIR = BABYLON and the Topography of Babylon. Babylonian Topographical Texts. OLA 40. Leuven.

Hannestad, Lise & Daniel Potts.   
1990. “Temple Architecture in the Seleucid Kingdom,” Pp. 91-124 in P. Bilde, T. Engberg-Pedersen, L. , and J  Zahle, eds. Religion and Religious Practice in the Seleucid Kingdom. Aarhus.

Hopkins, C.  
1972. Topography and architecture of Seleucia on the Tigris. Ann Arbor.

van Ingen, W
1939. Figurines From Seleucia on the Tigris. Ann Arbor.

Invernizzi, Antonio.  
1993. “Seleucia on the Tigris: Centre and Periphery in Seleucid Asia.” Pp. 230-250 in P. Bilde, T. Engberg-Pedersen, L. Hannestad, J. Zahle, and K. Randsborg, eds. Centre and Periphery in the Hellenistic World. Aarhus.

Karvonen-Kannas, Kerttu.  
1995. The Seleucid and Parthian Terracotta Figurines from Babylon. Firenze.

Koldewey, Robert.  
1914. The Excavations at Babylon. London.

Ling, Roger.
1988. “Hellenistic and Graeco-Roman Art.” Pp. 447-473 in J. Boardman, J. Griffin, and O. Murray, eds. The Oxford History of Greece and the Hellenistic World. Oxford.

Marzahn, Joachim
.  
1992. The Ishtar Gate, the Processional Way, the New Year Festival of Babylon. Berlin.

Petrie, C.A.
2002. “Seleucid Uruk: An Analysis of Ceramic Distribution,” Iraq 64: 85-123.

Pollitt, J. J.  
1986. Art in the Hellenistic Age. Cambridge.

Sarkisian, G.K.
 
1969. “City Land in Seleucid Babylonia.” Pp. 312-331 in I.M. Diakonov, ed.  Ancient Mesopotamia, Socio-economic History. Moscow.

Sherwin-White, Susan and Amelie Kuhrt.  
1993. From Samarkand to Sardis: A New Approach to the Seleucid Empire. London.

Sherwin-White, Susan.  
1987 “Seleucid Babylonia: A Case-study for the Installation and Development of Greek Rule.” Pp. 1-31 in A. Kuhrt & S. Sherwin-White, eds. Hellenism in the East. London.

Shipley, Graham.

1993. “Distance, Development, Decline?  World Systems Analysis and the ‘Hellenistic’ World.” Pp. 271-284 in P. Bilde, T. Engberg-Pedersen, L. Hannestad, J. Zahle, & K. Randsborg, eds. Centre and Periphery in the Hellenistic World. Aarhus.

2000. “The Seleucid Kingdom and Pergamon.” Pp. 271-325 in The Greek World After Alexander: 323-30 BC. London & New York.

van der Spek, R.J.   
1985. “The Babylonian Temple during the Macedonian and Parthian Domination,” BiOr 42: 541-562.

1987. “The Babylonian City.” Pp. 57-74 in A. Kuhrt & S. Sherwin-White, eds. Hellenism in the East. London.

Van De Mieroop, Marc.

2003. “Reading Babylon,” AJA 107: 257-275.

Walbank, F.W.  
1981. The Hellenistic World. Cambridge.

Yoffee, Norman.  
1993. “The Late Great Tradition in Ancient Mesopotamia.” Pp. 300-308 in M. Cohen, D Snell, & D. Weisberg, eds. The Tablet and The Scroll: Near Eastern Studies in Honor of William W. Hallo. Bethesda.

 

Temples

Dick, M.B.  
1999. Born in Heaven, Made on Earth: the Making of the Cult Image in the Ancient Near East. Eisenbrauns.

Cities

Babylon

Bergamini, Giovanni.  
1988. “Excavations in Shu-Anna, Babylon 1987,” Mesopotamia 23: 5-17.

Downey, Susan.  
1988. “Babylon,” Mesopotamian Religious Architecture: Alexander through the Parthians. Princeton.

George, A.R.
1985-1986. “The Topography of Babylon Reconsidered,” Sumer 44: 7-23.

1992. Babylonian Topographical Texts OLA 40. Leuven.

Koldewey, Robert.
 
1914. The Excavations at Babylon. London.

1925. Das wiedererstehende Babylon; die bisherigen Ergebnisse der deutschen Ausgrabungen. Leipzig.

Kose, Arno.
 
2004. “Kritische Bemerkungen zum vermeintlich gefundenen Bit Akitu von Babylon,” Deutsches Archaologisches Institut Orient-Abteilung: Baghdader Mitteilungen 35: 39-57.

Reade, J.  
2000. “Alexander the Great and the Hanging Gardens of Babylon,” Iraq 62: 195-217.

Reuther, O.
1926. Die Innenstadt von Babylon (Merkes) WVDOG 47. Leipzig.

Schmidt, Jurgen.  
2002. “Das Bit Akitu von Babylon,” Deutsches Archaologisches Institut Orient-Abteilung: Baghdader Mitteilungen 33: 281-317.

van de Mieroop, Marc.  
2003. “Reading Babylon,” AJA. 107: 257-275.

Wetzel, F., E. Schmidt, & A. Mallwitz.
 
1957. Das Babylon der Spatzeit. Berlin.


Borsippa

Downey, Susan.  
1988. “Borsippa,” Mesopotamian Religious Architecture: Alexander through the Parthians. Princeton.

Koldewey, Robert.  
1911. Die Tempel von Babylon und Borsippa. Leipzig.

1956. The Antiquity of Iraq. Copenhagen.

Sherwin-White, S. and A. Kuhrt
.  
1991. “Aspects of Seleucid Royal Ideology: The Cylinder of Antiochus I from Borsippa,” JHS 111: 71-86.

Trenkwalder, H.  
1985. “Excavations in Iraq 1983-84: Borsippa,” Iraq 47: 219.

1987. “Excavations in Iraq 1985-1986: Borsippa,” Iraq 49: 236-237.

Rawlinson, H.C.  
1861. “On the Birs Nimrud,” JRAS 18: 1-32.

Ellis, R.  
1972. A Bibliography of Mesopotamian Archaeological Sites. Wiesbaden.

 

Dura-Europos

Allara, Anny.  
1987. “Domestic Architecture at Dura-Europos,” Mesopotamia 22: 67-76.

Bellinger, A. R
.
1948-1949. “Seleucid Dura: The Evidence of the Coins,” Berytus 9: 51-67.

Downey, Susan.  
1988. “Dura-Europos in the Seleucid Period,” Mesopotamian Religious Architecture: Alexander through the Parthians. Princeton.

Perkins, A.  
1973. The Art of Dura-Europos. Oxford.

Rostovtzeff, M.  
1938. Dura-Europos and its Art. Oxford.


Nimrud

Downey, Susan.  
1988. “Nimrud,” Mesopotamian Religious Architecture: Alexander through the Parthians. Princeton.

Oates, D.  
1968. Studies in the Ancient History of Northern Iraq. Oxford.

Oates, D. & J. Oates.  
1958. “Nimrud 1957: The Hellenistic Settlement,” Iraq 20: 114-157.


Nineveh

Downey, Susan.  
1988. “Nineveh,” Mesopotamian Religious Architecture: Alexander through the Parthians. Princeton.

Scott, M.L. & J. MacGinnis.  
1990. “Notes on Nineveh,” Iraq 52: 63-73.


Nippur, Sippar, Larsa

Downey, Susan.  
1988. “Nippur,” Mesopotamian Religious Architecture: Alexander through the Parthians. Princeton.

Gibson, McG.  
1975. Excavations at Nippur, Eleventh Season. Chicago.

van der Spek, R.J.
1992. “Nippur, Sippar and Larsa in the Hellenistic Period.” Pp. 235-260 in M. deJong-Ellis, ed. Nippur and the Centennial. 35e Recontre Assyriologique Internationale. Philadelphia 1988. Philadelphia.


Seleucia-on-the-Tigris

Downey, Susan.  
1988. “Seleucia on the Tigris,” Mesopotamian Religious Architecture: Alexander Through the Parthians. Princeton.

Gullini, G.  
1967. “Hellenistic Plan of Seleucia,” Mesopotamia 2: 135-163.

Hadley, R. A
.
1978. "The Foundation Date of Seleucia-on-the-Tigris," Historia 27: 228-230.

Hopkins, C.  
1972. Topography and Architecture of Seleucia on the Tigris. Ann Arbor.

Invernizzi, Antonio.  
1993. “Seleucia on the Tigris: Centre and Periphery in Seleucid Asia.” Pp. 230-250 in P, Bilde, T. Engberg-Pedersen, L. Hannestad, J. Zahle, and K. Randsborg, eds. Centre and Periphery in the Hellenistic World. Aarhus.

McDowell, R. H.
1935. Coins from Seleucia on the Tigris. Ann Arbor.

___. Stamped and Inscribed Objects from Seleucia on the Tigris. Ann Arbor.

Ponzi, Mariamaddalena.  
1970-1971. “Excavations in Squares CLXXI, 54/55/63/64/74 (Porticoed Street),” Mesopotamia 5-6: 31-39.

Valtz, Elisabetta.  
1988. “Seleucia, 13th Season,” Mesopotamia 23: 19-29.

1993 “Pottery and Exchanges: Imports and Local Production at Seleucia-Tigris.” Pp. 167-181  in A. Invernizzi & J. Salles, eds.  Arabia Antiqua: Hellenistic Centres Around Arabia. Rome.

 

Susa

Kritt, Brian.  
1997. The Early Seleucid Mint of Susa. Lancaster.

Potts, D.T
.  
1999. “Elymais,” The Archaeology of Elam: Formation and Transformation of An Ancient Iranian State. Cambridge.

Ur

Downey, Susan.  
1988. “Ur,” Mesopotamian Religious Architecture: Alexander Through the Parthians. Princeton.

Porada, E.  
1960. “Greek Coin Impressions from Ur,” Iraq 22: 228-234.


Uruk

Downey, Susan.  
1988. “Uruk,” Mesopotamian Religious Architecture: Alexander through the Parthians. Princeton.

Falkenstein, A.
 
1941 “Topographie von Uruk, I.Teil: Uruk zur Seleukidenzeit,” Ausgrabungen der Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft in Uruk-Warka 3. Leipzig.

Finkbeiner, U.  
1987. “Uruk-Warka. The Late Periods”, Mesopotamia 22: 233-250.

1993. “Uruk-Warka. Fundstellen der Keramik der Seleukiden- und Partherzeit.” Pp. 3-16 in U. Finkbeiner, ed. Materialien zur Archäologie der Seleukid- und Partherzeit im südlichen Babylonien und im Golfgebiet. Tübingen.

Pedde, Friedhelm.  
1993. “Frehat en-Nufegi: Two Seleucid Tumuli near Uruk.” Pp. 205-221 in A. Invernizzi & J. Salles, eds. Arabia Antiqua: Hellenistic Centres Around Arabia. Rome.

Petrie, C.A.  
2002. “Seleucid Uruk: An Analysis of Ceramic Distribution,” Iraq 64: 85-123.

Van Ess, Margarete.  
2004. “Vor den Mauern Uruks – Oberflachenfunde aus der unmittelbaren Umgebung,” Deutsches Archaologisches Institut Orient-Abteilung: Baghdader Mitteilungen. 35: 121-171.