Publications

2019

Anthonioz, S. & Fink, S. (eds.) (2019). Representing the Wise. A Gendered Approach: Proceedings of the 1st Melammu Workshop. Münster: Zaphon.

Da Riva, R., Lang, M. & Fink, S. (eds.) (2019). Literary Change in Mesopotamia and Beyond and Routes and Travellers between East and West: Proceedings of the 2nd and 3rd Melammu Workshop. Münster: Zaphon.

Jokiranta, J. & Keady, J. (eds.) (2019). Gender Studies and the Dead Sea Scrolls: [Thematic issue]. Dead Sea Discoveries 26 (3). Leiden: Brill Nijhoff.

Kletter, R. (2019). Archaeology, Heritage and Ethics in the Western Wall Plaza, Jerusalem: Darkness at the End of the Tunnel. Abingdon: Routledge. Open access.

Kletter, R. (2019). Fire Pans in the Bible and Archaeology.

Lähdesmäki, T., Thomas, S., & Zhu, Y. (Eds.) (2019). Politics of Scale: New Directions in Critical Heritage Studies. New York: Berghahn.

Mattila, R., Ito, S. & Fink, S. (eds.) (2019). Animals and their Relation to Gods, Humans and Things in the Ancient World. Wiesbaden: VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften.

Silverman, J. (2019). Persian Royal-Judaean Elite Negotiations in the early Teispid and Achaemenid Empire: The King’s Acolytes. London: T&T Clark.

Töyräänvuori, J. (2019) The Sea and Monarchic Legitimation in the Ancient Near East, Law and (Dis)Order in the Ancient Near East. De Graef, K. & Goddeeris, A. (eds.). University Park, PA

2018

Campbell, S., White, L., & Thomas, S. (Eds.) (2018). Competing Values in Archaeological Heritage. Cham: Springer.

Fink, S., Lang, M., & Schretter, M. (Eds.) (2018). Mehrsprachigkeit: Vom Alten Orient bis zum Esperanto. dubsar; No. 2. Münster: Zaphon Verlag.

Fink, S., & Rollinger, R. (Eds.) (2018). Conceptualizing Past, Present and Future: Proceedings of the Ninth Symposium of the Melammu Project. Melammu Symposia; No. 9. Münster: Ugarit-Verlag.

Fink, S., & Rollinger, R. (Eds.) (2018). Oswald Spenglers Kulturmorphologie: Eine multiperspektivische Annäherung. Universal- und kulturhistorische Studien / Studies in Universal and Cultural History. Wiesbaden: Springer VS.

Svärd, S., & Garcia-Ventura, A. (2018) Studying Gender in the Ancient Near East. Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns.

Töyräänvuori, J. S. (2018). Sea and the Combat Myth: North West Semitic Political Mythology in the Hebrew Bible. Alter Orient und Altes Testament; No. 457. Münster: Ugarit-Verlag.

Svärd, S., & Halton, C. (2017). Women's Writing of Ancient Mesopotamia: An Anthology of the Earliest Female Authors. Cambridge, New York: Cambridge University Press.

Aissaoui, A. (2019). Was There a Balance of Power System in the Ancient Near East? Diplomacy & Statecraft 30 (3), p. 421-442.

Alstola, T., Zaia, S., Sahala, A., Jauhiainen, H., Svärd, S. & Linden, K. (2019). Aššur and His Friends: A Statistical Analysis of Neo-Assyrian Texts. Journal of Cuneiform Studies 71, p. 159-180. Open access.

Bach, J. (2019). Drachen im Alten Mesopotamien. In M. May, M. Baumann, R. Baumgartner & T. Eder (eds.) Den Drachen denken: Liminale Geschöpfe als das Andere der Kultur. Bielefeld: Transcript verlag 196, p. 27-47.

Fink, S. (2019). The Neo-Assyrian Empire and the History of Science: Western Terminology and Ancient Near Eastern Sources. In G. Lanfranchi, R. Mattila & R. Rollinger (eds.) Writing Neo-Assyrian History: Sources, Problems, and Approaches. Helsinki: The Neo-Assyrian Text Corpus Project, p. 91-108.

Fink, S. & Droß-Krüpe, K. (2019). Assyrians and Babylonians in Classical Sources. In R. Da Riva, M. Lang & S. Fink (eds.) Literary Change in Mesopotamia and Beyond and Routes and Travellers between East and West: Proceedings of the 2nd and 3rd Melammu Workshop. Münster: Zaphon, p. 135-153.

Fink, S. & Parpola, S. (2019). The Hunter and the Asses: A Neo-Assyrian Paean Glorifying Shalmaneser III. Zeitschrift für Assyriologie und vorderasiatische Archäologie. 109 (2), p. 177-188.

Garcia-Ventura, A. & Svärd, S. (2019). Women, Family Life, and Gender Roles in Ancient Mesopotamia. In A. Lassen, E. Frahm & K. Wagensonner (eds.) Ancient Mesopotamia Speaks: Highlights of the Yale Babylonian Collection. New Haven, CT: Peabody Museum of Natural History

Jauhiainen, T., Jauhiainen, H., Alstola, T. & Linden, K. (2019). Language and Dialect Identification of Cuneiform Texts. Proceedings of the Sixth Workshop on NLP for Similar Languages, Varieties and Dialects (VarDial 2019) Association for Computational Linguistics, p. 89-98. Open access.

Jauhiainen, T., Linden, K., Jauhiainen, H. (2019). Language Model Adaptation for Language and Dialect Identification of Text. Natural Language Engineering 25 (5), p. 561-583. Open access.

Jauhiainen,T., Lui, M., Zampieri, M., Baldwin, T. & Lindén, K. (2019). Automatic Language Identification in Texts: A Survey. Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research 65, p. 675-728. Open access.

Jokiranta, J. (2019). Jessica M. Keady, Vulnerability and Valour: A Gendered Analysis of Everyday Life in the Dead Sea Scrolls Communities [Book review]. Journal of Semitic Studies 64 (2), p. 626-628. Open access.

Jokiranta, J. (2019). Quoting, Writing, and Reading: Authority in Pesher Habakkuk from Qumran. In J. Frey, C. Clivaz & T. Nicklas (eds.) Between Canonical and Apocryphal Texts: Processes of Reception, Rewriting and Interpretation in Early Judaism and Early Christianity. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, p. 185-211. Open access.

Jokiranta, J. & Keady, J. (2019). Introduction. Dead Sea Discoveries 26 (3), p. 273-279.

Konstantopoulos, G. (2019). Deities, Demons, and Monsters in Mesopotamia. In A. Lassen, E. Frahm & K. Wagensonner (eds.). Ancient Mesopotamia Speaks: Highlights of the Yale Babylonian Collection. New Haven: Yale University Press, p. 44-55.

Lorenzon, M., & Iacovou, M. (2019). The Palaepaphos-Laona rampart. A pilot study on earthen architecture and construction technology in Cyprus. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports, 23, 348–361.

Luukko, M. (2019). Gurraeans and Itu’aeans in the Service of the Assyrian Empire. In Dušek, J. & Mynářová, J. (eds.). Aramaean Borders: Defining Aramaean Territories in the 10th-8th Centuries BCE. Leiden: Brill, p. 92-124.

Luukko, M. (2019). Letters as a Historical Source: How to Use and Deal with Them. In G. Lanfranchi, R. Mattila & R. Rollinger (eds.) Writing Neo-Assyrian History: Sources, Problems, and Approaches. Helsinki: The Neo-Assyrian Text Corpus Project, p. 229-246.

Svärd, S. (2019). Female Sages in Akkadian Literature. In S. Anthonioz & S. Fink (eds.) Representing the Wise: A Gendered Approach : Proceedings of the 1st Melammu Workshop, Lille, 4–5 April 2016. Münster: Zaphon Verlag, p. 53-64. Open access.

Wasmuth, M. (2019). Transient or eternal? Cross-regional identity display reconsidered: The missing head of the statue of Darius (NMI 4112). Journal of Ancient Egyptian Interconnections 24, p. 49-66.

Zaia, S. (2019). My Brother’s Keeper: Assurbanipal versus Samas-suma-ukin. Journal of ancient Near Eastern History 6 (1), p. 19-52. Open access.

 

Alstola, T., Silverman, J., & Alstola, T., (TRANS.) (2018). Kohti juutalaisuutta: Babylonian pakkosiirtolaisuus muutosvoimana. In M. Nissinen, & L. Vähäkylä (Eds.), Kiveen hakattu? Pyhät tekstit ja perinteet muutoksessa. Helsinki: Gaudeamus.

Fink, S. (2018). Assurbanipal, der Wirtschaftsweise: Einige Überlegungen zur mesopotamischen Preistheorie. In K. Ruffing, & K. Droß-Krüpe (Eds.), Emas non quod opus est, sed quod necesse est: Beiträge zur Wirtschafts-, Sozial-, Rezeptions- und Wissenschaftsgeschichte der Antike Festschrift für Hans-Joachim Drexhage zum 70. Geburtstag (pp. 131–141). Philippika - Altertumskundliche Abhandlungen; No. 125. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag.

Konstantopoulos, G. (2018). Inscribed Kassite Cylinder Seals in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Metropolitan Museum Journal, 53, 96–113.

Konstantopoulos, G. (2018). Pigs and Plaques: Considering Rm. 714 in Light of Comparative Textual and Artistic Sources. Iraq, 80, 151–165.

Miettunen, P. (2018). Agency and the roles of Southern Jordanian Bedouin women on pilgrimage and visiting holy sites. Approaching Religion, 8(2), 40–53.

Silverman, J. (2018). Achaemenid Sources and the Problem of Genre. In S. Fink, & R. Rollinger (Eds.), Conceptualizing Past, Present, and Future (pp. 261–278). Melammu Symposia; No. 9. Münster: Ugarit-Verlag.

Svärd, S., Jauhiainen, H., Linden, K., & Sahala, A. (2018). Semantic Domains in Akkadian Text. In V. Jouloux, A. Gansell, & A. di Ludovico (Eds.), CyberResearch on the Ancient Near East and Neighboring Regions: Case Studies on Archaeological Data, Objects, Texts, and Digital Archiving (pp. 224-256). Digital Biblical Studies; No. 2. Leiden: Brill. Open access.

Svärd, S., & Nissinen, M. (2018). (Re)constructing the Image of the Assinnu. In S. Svärd, & A. Garcia-Ventura (Eds.), Studying Gender in the Ancient Near East (pp. 373–411). Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns.

Wallis, C. (2018). Newroz ou Nevruz ? Nationalisme et conflit de mémoire dans la Turquie contemporaine. In I. David, F. Galtier, & F. Kimmel-Clauzet (Eds.), La Fabrique des mémoires publiques (Savoirs et curiosité). Paris: Atlande.

Wasmuth, M. (2018). Mapping Political Diversity: Some Thoughts on Devising a Historiographical Map of Seventh-Century BC Egypt. In S. Grunwald, K. Hofmann, D. Werning, & F. Wiedemann (Eds.), Mapping Ancient Identities: Methodisch-kritische Reflexionen zu Kartierungspraktiken (Vol. 55, pp. 115–136). Berlin Studies of the Ancient World; Vol. 55. Berlin: TOPOI. Open access.

Zaia, S. (2018). How To (Not) Be King: Negotiating the Limits of Power Within the Assyrian Political Hierarchy. Journal of Near Eastern Studies, 77(2), 207–217.