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Abusch 2002 Abusch, Ra'anan. “Eunuchs and gender transformation. Philo's exegesis of the Joseph narrative.” In: Shaun Tougher (ed.). Eunuchs in Antiquity and Beyond. Swansea: The Classical Press of Wales, London: Duckworth 2002, 103-122.
Annus 2002 Annus, Amar. The God Ninurta in the Mythology and Royal Ideology of Ancient Mesopotamia. State Archives of Assyria Studies 14. Helsinki: The Neo-Assyrian Text Coprus Project 2002.
Athanassiadi 1999 Athanassiadi, Polymnia. “The Chaldean Oracles: Theology and Theurgy.” In: P. Athanassiadi and M. Frede (eds.). Pagan Monotheism in Late Antiquity. Oxford: Clarendon Press 1999, 149-183.
Attridge and Oden 1976 Attridge, H. W. and R. A. Oden. The Syrian Goddess (De Dea Syria), Attributed to Lucian. Graeco-Roman Religion 1. Missoula: Scholars Press for the Society of Biblical Literature 1976.
Babbitt 1949-1969 Babbitt, Frederick C. Plutarch's Moralia. 15 Vols. Loeb Classical Library. Cambridge MA: Harvard University Press, London: Heinemann 1949-1969 (esp. Vol. IV: pp. 460-463, Vol. V).
Barnes 2001 Barnes, Jonathan. Early Greek Philosophy. Penguin Classics. London: Pengiun 2001 (esp. pp. 78-79).
Beck 1957 Beck, Edmund. Des Heiligen Ephraem des Syrers Hymnen contra Haereses. Corpus Scriptorum Christianorum Orientalium 170. Leuven: Durbecq 1957 (esp. pp. 5, 16, 34, 46, 49, 172-173, 176-177).
Black and Green 1992 Black, Jeremy, and Anthony Green. Gods, demons and symbols of ancient Mesopotamia. An illustrated dictionary. London: British Museum Press 1992.
de Blois 1984 de Blois, F. “The Admonitions of Adurbad and their Relationship to the Ahiqar Legend.” Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society (1984) 41-53.
Braun-Holzinger and Matthäus 2000 Braun-Holzinger, Eva Andrea and Matthäus, Hartmut. “Schutzgenien in Mesopotamien und den angrenzenden Gebieten. Ihre Übernahme in Zypern, Kreta und dem griechischen Festland.” In: Chr. Uehlinger (ed.). Images as Media. Sources for the Cultural and Religious History of the Eastern Mediterranean and the Near East (1st millennium BCE). Orbis Biblicus et Orientalis 175. Fribourg: University Press Fribourg, Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2000, 283-321.
Bremmer 2008 Bremmer, Jan N. Greek Religion and Culture, the Bible, and the Ancient Near East. Leiden: Brill 2008.
Brock 1971 Brock, Sebastian. The Syriac Version of the Pseudo-Nonnos Mythological Scholia. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 1971 (esp. pp. 13, 62, 67-68, 76-77, 116-117, 122-123, 152,).
Brock 1984 Brock, Sebastian. Syriac Perspectives on Late Antiquity. London: Variorum s 1984 (esp. Vol IV: pp. 96-98, 100, 108, Vol V: p. 20).
Brock 1990 Brock, Sebastian. St. Ephrem the Syrian. Hymns on Paradise. Crestwood: St. Vladimir Seminary Press 1990 (esp. pp. 88-89, 141-142, 201).
Brock 1992 Brock, Sebastian. Studies in Syriac Christianity, History, Literature and Theology. London: Variorum Reprints 1992 (esp. Vol V: p. 213, Vol VII: pp. 227-228, 232-233, Vol XI: pp. 12-15, 18, 23, 25-29, 33-34).
Brock 1999 Brock, Sebastian. From Ephrem to Romanos. Interactions between Syriac and Greek in Late Antiquity. London: Variorum Reprints 1999 (esp. Vol II: pp. 215-216, 219-220, 223, Vol VIII: pp. 185-186, Vol XI: pp. 67-68, 81).
Brock 2001 Brock, Sebastian P. “The Dispute Poem. from Sumer to Syriac.” Journal of the Canadian Society for Syriac Studies 1 (2001) 3-20.
Brock and Harvey 1987 Brock, Sebastian and Susan Ashbrook Harvey. Holy Women of the Syrian Orient. Introduced and Translated. The Transformation of the Classical Heritage 13. Berkeley: University of California Press 1987 (esp. pp. 44, 70-71).
Budge 1889 Budge, E. A. Wallis. The History of Alexander the Great, being the Syriac Version. Edited from five manuscripts of the Pseudo-Callisthenes with an English Translation. London: Cambridge University Press 1889 (reprint: Amsterdan: APA-Philo Press 1976, esp. pp. cv-cvi, lxxxi-lxxxiii, 5-6, 11-12, 15).
Burkert 1985 Burkert, Walter. Greek Religion. Cambridge MA: Harvard University Press 1985 (esp. pp. 152-153).
Burkert 2001 Burkert, Walter. “La religione greca all'ombra dell'Oriente. I livelli dei contatti e degli influssi.” In: Sergio Ribichini, Maria Rocchi and Paolo Xella (eds.). La questione della influenze Vicino-Orientali sulle religione Greca. Stato di studi e prospettive della ricerca. Rome: Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche 2001, 21-30.
Burkert 2003 Burkert, Walter. Die Griechen und der Orient. Von Homer bis zu den Magiern. Munich: Beck 2003.
Burstein 1978 Burstein, Stanley M. The Babyloniaca of Berossus. Sources from the Ancient Near East 1.5. Malibu: Undena Publications 1978.
Burton 1885-1888 Burton, Richard Francis. The Thousand Nights and a Night. 16 Vols. Benares: Kamashastra Society 1885-1888.
Butterworth 1960 Butterworth, G. W. Clement of Alexandria with an English Translation. Loeb Classical Library. Cambridge MA: Harvard University Press, London: Heinemann 1960.
Cary 1969 Cary, Earnest. Dio's Roman History. On the basis of the version of Herbert Baldwin Foster. 9 Vols. Loeb Classical Library. Cambridge MA: Harvard University Press, London: Heinemann 1969.
Cassin 1968 Cassin, Elena M. La splendeur divine. Introduction à l'étude de la mentalité mésopotamienne. Civilisations et Sociétés 8. Paris La Haye: Mouton 1968.
Clarke, Dillon and Hershell 2003 Clarke, Emma C., John M. Dillon and Jackson P. Hershbell. Iamblichus, De Mysteriis. Translated with an Introduction and Notes. Writings from the Graeco-Roman World 4. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature 2003.
Cohen 1988 Cohen, Mark E. The Canonical Lamentations of Ancient Mesopotamia. 2 Vols. Potomac: CDL Press 1988.
Collins 2005 Collins, Billie. “A Statue for the Deity. Cult Images in Hittite Anatolia.” In: Neal H. Walls (ed.). Cult Image and Divine Representation in the Ancient Near East. ASOR Books 10. Boston MA: American Studies of Oriental Reasearch 2005, 13-42.
Copenhaver 1992 Copenhaver, Brian P. Hermetica. The Greek Corpus Hermetica and the Latin Asclepius in a new English translation, with notes and introduction. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 1992.
Culianu 1983 Culianu, Ioan Petru. Psychanodia I. A Survey of the Evidence Concerning the Ascension of the Soul and its Relevance. EPRO 99. Leiden: E. J. Brill 1983.
Cumont 1912 Cumont, Franz. Astrology and Religion among the Greeks and Romans. American Lectures on the History of Religions 8. New York, London: G. P. Putnam's Sons 1912.
Cureton 1864 Cureton, William. Ancient Syriac Documents. London: Williams and Norgate 1864 (reprint: Amsterdam: Oriental Press 1971).
Dalley 1994 Dalley, Stephanie. “The Tale of Buluqiya and the Alexander Romance in Jewish and Sufi Mystical Circles.” In: J. C. Reeves (ed.). Tracing the Threads. Studies in the Vitality of Jewish Pseudepigrapha. Atlanta: Scholars Press 1994, 239-269.
Dalley 1995 Dalley, Stephanie. “Bel at Palmyra and elsewhere in the Parthian Period.” ARAM 7 (1995) 137-151. [Peeters Online Journals (requires subscription)]
Dalley 1998 Dalley, Stephanie. “Occasions and Opportunities.” In: S. Dalley (ed.). The Legacy of Mesopotamia. Oxford: Oxford University Press 1998, 9-55.
Dalley 1998 Dalley, Stephanie. “The Influence of Mesopotamia upon Israel and the Bible.” In: S. Dalley (ed.). The Legacy of Mesopotamia. Oxford: Oxford University Press 1998, 57-83.
van Dijk 1980 van Dijk, Jan. Texte aus dem Rēš-Heiligtum in Uruk-Warka. Baghdader Mitteilungen, Beiheft 2. Berlin: Mann 1980.
Dillon 1990 Dillon, John M. The golden chain. Studies in the development of Platonism and Christianity. London: Variorum 1990.
Dodge 1970 Dodge, Bayard. The Fihrist of al-Nadim. A tenth-century survey of Muslim culture. New York, London: Columbia University Press 1970.
Drews 1974 Drews, Robert. “Sargon, Cyrus and Mesopotamian Folk History.” Journal of Near Eastern Studies 33 (1974) 387-393. [JSTOR (requires subscription)]
Drijvers 1966 Drijvers, Han J. W. Bardaisan of Edessa. Studia Semitica Neerlandica 6. Assen: Van Gorcum 1966.
Drijvers 1980 Drijvers, Han J. W. Cults and Beliefs at Edessa. Études Préliminaires aux Religions Orientales dans l'Empire Romain 82. Leiden: E. J. Brill 1980.
Drower 1937 Drower, Ethel Stefana. The Mandaeans of Iraq and Iran. Their cults, customs, magic, legends, and folklore. London: Clarendon Press 1937.
Drower 1956 Drower, E. S. Water into Wine. A Study of Ritual Idiom in the Middle East. London: Murray 1956.
Dumezil 1986 Dumezil, Georges. The Plight of a Sorcerer. Berkeley, Los Angeles, London: University of California Press 1971.
Dunant 1971 Dunant, Christiane. Le sanctuaire de Baalshamin à Palmyre. Vol. 3: Les inscriptions. Bibliotheca Helvetica Romana 10. Rome: Institut Suisse de Rome 1971.
Durand 2005 Durand, Jean-Marie. Le culte des pierres et les monuments commémoratifs en Syrie amorrite. Florilegium Marianum 8. Mémoires de NABU 9. Paris: SEPOA 2005.
Erbt 1906 Erbt, Wilhelm. Die Hebräer. Kanaan im Zeitalter der hebräischer Wanderung und hebräischer Staatengründungen. Leipzig: Hinrichs 1906.
Falconer 1964 Falconer, W. A. Cicero, De senectute, De amicitia, De divinatione. Loeb Classical Library. Cambridge MA: Harvard University Press, London: Heinemann 1964.
Falkenstein 1941 Falkenstein Adam. Topographie von Uruk. Vol. 1: Uruk zur Seleukidenzeit. Ausgrabungen der Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft in Uruk-Warka 3. Leipzig: Harrassowitz 1941.
Farber 1977 Farber, Walter. Beschwörungsrituale an Ištar und Dumuzi - Attī Ištar ša harmaša Dumuzi. Veröffentlichungen der Orientalischen Kommission 30. Wiesbaden: Steiner 1977.
Flügel 1871-1872 Flügel, Gustave (ed.). Ibn al-Nadim, Kitab al-Fihrist. 2 Vols. Leipzig: F. C. W. Vogel 1871-1872.
Foerster 1972 Foerster, Werner. Gnosis. A Selection of Gnostic Texts. Vol. 1: Patristic texts. Oxford: Clarendon Press 1972.
Foster 1993 Foster, Benjamin. Before the Muses. Ann Arbor: CDL Press 1993.
Foxvog 1993 Foxvog, D. A. “Astral Dumuzi.” In: Mark E. Cohen, Daniel C. Snell and David B. Weisberg (eds.). The Tablet and the Scroll. Near Eastern Studies in Honour of William W. Hallo. Bethesda MD: CDL Press 1993, 103-108.
Frahm 2003 Frahm, Eckart. “Review of Mettinger 2001.” Zeitschrift für Assyriologie 93 (2003) 294-300.
Frazer 1922 Frazer, James George Sir. The golden bough. A study in magic and religion. Abridged ed.. New York: The Macmillan Co 1922.
Gawlikowski 1974 Gawlikowski, Michał. Recueil d'inscriptions palmyréniens. Provenant des fouilles syriennes et polonaises récentes à Palmyre. Extrait des Mémoires présentés par divers savants à l'Academie des Inscriptions et Belles Lettres 16. Paris: Imprimerie Nationale, Librairie C. Klincksieck 1974.
Geller 1998 Geller, Mark J. “Review of Reiner 1995.” Orientalistische Literaturzeitung 93 (1998) 455-456.
George 1992 George, Andrew R. Babylonian Topographical Texts. Orientalia Lovaniensia Analecta 40. Leuven: Peeters 1992.
George 1993 George, Andrew R. House Most High: The Temples of Ancient Mesopotamia. Mesopotamian Civilizations 5. Winona Lake IN: Eisenbrauns 1993.
George 1996 George, Andrew R. “Studies in Cultic Topography and Ideology.” Bibliotheca Orientalis 53 (1996) 363-395.
Glassner 1992 Glassner, Jean-Jacques. “Inanna et les Me.” In: Maria deJong Ellis (ed.). Nippur at the Centennial. Papers Read at the 35e Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale, Philadelphia, 1988. Occasional Publications of the Samuel Noah Kramer Fund 14. Philadelphia: The Samuel Noah Kramer Fund 1991, 55-86.
Godley 1960 Godley, A. D. Herodotus. 4 Vols. Loeb Classical Library. Cambridge MA: Harvard University Press, London: Heinemann 1960.
Greatrex and Watt 1999 Greatrex, Geoffrey and John W. Watt. “One, Two or Three Feasts? The Brytae, the Maiuma and the May Festival at Edessa.” Oriens Christianus 83 (1999) 1-20.
Green 1992 Green, Tamara. The City of the Moon God, Religious Traditions of Harran. Religions in the Graeco-Roman World 114. Leiden, New York, Cologne: E. J. Brill 1992.
Grenet and Marshak 1998 Grenet F. and B. Marshak. “Le mythe de Nana dans l'art de la Sogdiane.” Arts Asiatiques 53 (1998) 5-20.
Hazenbos 2003 Hazenbos, J. The Organization of the Anatolian Local Cults during the Thirteenth Century B.C. An Appraisal of the Hittite Cult Inventories. Cuneiform Monographs 21. Leiden: Brill-Styx 2003.
Henning 1944 Henning, W. B. “The murder of the Magi.” Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society (1944) 133-144.
Henning 1965 Henning, W. B. “A Sogdian god.” Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies 28 (1965) 242-254. [JSTOR (requires subscription)]
Hespel and Draguet 1981-1982 Hespel, Robert, and René Draguet. Théodore Bar Koni: Livre des scolies (recension de Séert). 2 Vols. Corpus scriptorum Christianorum Orientalium 431-432. Corpus Scriptorum Christianorum Orientalium 187-188. Leuven: Peeters 1981-1982.
Hill 2001 Hill, Charles E. Regnum caelorum. Patterns of millennial thought in early Christianity. Grand Rapids: W.B. Eerdmans Pub. Co 2001 (second edition).
Hoffmann 1880 Hoffmann, Georg. Auszüge aus syrischen Akten persischer Märtyrer. Abhandlungen für die Kunde des Morgenlandes 7. Leipzig: Brockhaus 1880 (reprint: Liechtenstein: Kraus Reprint 1966).
Holes 2004 Holes, Clive. “Arabian Gulf ḥiyya biyya, Jewish Babylonian farfisa, Christian Sicilian sepolcri. Popular Customs with a Common Origin?.” Journal of Semitic Studies 49 (2004) 275-287. [Oxford Journals (requires subscription)]
Huber 2005 Huber, Irene. Rituale der Seuchen- und Schadensabwehr im Vorderen Orient und Griechenland. Formen kollektiver Krisenbewältigung in der Antike. Oriens et Occidens 10. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag 2005.
Hunger 1976 Hunger, Hermann. Spätbabylonische Texte aus Uruk. Ausgrabungen der deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft in Uruk-Warka 9. Berlin: Mann 1976.
Hunt 2006 Hunt, Gloria R. Foundation Rituals and the Culture of Building in ancient Greece. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, unpublished PhD thesis 2006. [Proquest (requires subscription)]
Hämeen-Anttila 2002 Hämeen-Anttila, Jaakko. “Continuity of Pagan Religious Traditions in Tenth-Century Iraq.” In: A. Panaino and G. Pettinato (eds.). Ideologies as Intercultural Phenomena. Melammu Symposia 3. Milan: Universita di Bologna & IsIAO 2002, 89-108. [PDF]
Jacobsen 1975 Jacobsen, Thorkild. “Religious Drama in Ancient Mesopotamia.” In: Hans Goedicke and J.J.M. Roberts (eds.). Unity and Diversity. Essays in the History, Literature, and Religion of the Ancient Near East. The Johns Hopkins Near Eastern studies. Baltimore MD: Johns Hopkins University Press 1975, 65-97.
Jacobsen 1976 Jacobsen, Thorkild. The Treasures of Darkness: A History of Mesopotamian Religion. Sources from the Ancient Near East 2.3. New Haven, London: Yale University Press 1976.
Jacobsen 1989 Jacobsen, Thorkild. “The lil2 of dEn-lil2.” In: Hermann Behrens, Darlene Loding and Martha T. Roth (eds.). DUMU-É-DUB-BA-BA. Studies in Honor of Åke W. Sjöberg. Occasional Publications of the Samuel Noah Kramer Fund 11. Philadelphia: Samuel Noah Kramer Fund 1987, 267-276.
Jean 2014 Jean, Cynthia. “Performing Rituals in Secluded Places. A Comparison of the Akkadian and Hittite Corpus.” In: Robert Rollinger and Erik van Dongen (eds.). Mesopotamia in the Ancient World. Impact, Continuities, Parallels. Melammu Symposia 7. Münster: Ugarit-Verlag 2014 (forthcoming).
Kaizer 2002 Kaizer, Ted. The Religious Life of Palmyra. A Study of the Social Patterns of Worship in the Roman Period. Oriens et occidens 4. Stuttgart: Steiner 2002.
Kingsley 1995 Kingsley, Peter. Ancient Philosophy, Mystery, and Magic. Empedocles and Pythagorean Tradition. Oxford: Clarendon Press 1995.
Klimkeit 1996 Klimkeit, Hans-J. “Jesus, Mani and Buddha as Physicians in the Texts of the Silk Road.” In: La Persia e l'Asia Centrale da Alessandro al X secolo. Atti dei convegni lincei 127. Rome: Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei 1996, 589-595.
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Lapinkivi 2004 Lapinkivi, Pirjo. The Sumerian Sacred Marriage in the Light of Comparative Evidence. State Archives of Assyria Studies 15. Helsinki: The Neo-Assyrian Text Coprus Project 2004.
Lauterbach 1951 Lauterbach, J. Z. Rabbinic Essays. Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College Press 1951.
Lee 2000 Lee, A. D. Pagans and Christians in Late Antiquity. A Sourcebook. London, New York: Routledge 2000.
Levine 2014 Levine, Baruch, A. “Global Monotheism. The Contribution of the Israelite Prophets.” In: Markham J. Geller (ed.). Melammu. The Ancient World in an Age of Globalization. Max Planck Research Library for the History and Development of Knowledge 7. Melammu Symposia 6. Edition Open Access 2014, 29-47. [Open Access]
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Livingstone 1986 Livingstone, Alasdair. Mystical and Mythological Explanatory Works of Assyrian and Babylonian Scholars. Oxford: Clarendon Press 1986.
Læssøe 1955 Læssøe, Jørgen. Studies on the Assyrian Ritual and Series Bît Rimki. Copenhagen: Munksgaard 1955.
MacCracken 1949 McCracken, George E. Arnobius of Sicca, The Case against the Pagans. 2 Vols. Westminster: Newman 1949.
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MacKenna 1991 MacKenna, Stephen, John Dillon. Plotinus the Enneads. Penguin Classics. London: Penguin Books 1991.
Magie 1960 Magie, David. Scriptores Historiae Augustae. 3 Vols. Loeb Classical Library. Cambridge MA: Harvard University Press, London: Heinemann 1960.
Majercik 1989 Majercik, Ruth. The Chaldean Oracles. Text, Translation, and Commentary. Studies in Greek and Roman Religion 5. Leiden, New York, Copenhagen, Cologne: E. J. Brill 1989.
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Margoliouth 2003 Margoliouth, D. S. Tablis Iblis (Delusion of the Devil) by Abu'l Faraj Ibn Jauzi. New Delhi: Kitab Bhavan 2003.
Marincola 1997 Marincola, John. Authority and Tradition in Ancient Historiography. Cambridge, New York: Cambridge Univesity Press 1997 (n. 114).
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Matthäus 2000 Matthäus, Hartmut. “Die Idäische Zeus-Grotte auf Kreta. Griechenland und der Vordere Orient im frühen 1. Jahrtausend v. Chr.” Archäologischer Anzeiger 2000 (2000) 517-547.
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