Biblical Bibliographies
Charles Conroy [www.cjconroy.net]



Prophets in the Ancient Near East



[see also:  Ancient Near East;  Prophets: general studies]



The bibliography is divided into eleven sections, followed by an appendix listing some translations of the relevant texts:

1.    Divination and related phenomena in the Ancient Near East (including Israel)      [top of page]

Annus, A. (ed.), Divination and Interpretation of Signs in the Ancient World (Oriental Institute Seminars, 6; Chicago: Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, 2010).

Anthonioz, S., "Divination-Relics in the Deuteronomistic History and the Birth or the End of Mosaic Prophecy", Semitica 56 (2014) 291-312.

Beerden, K., Worlds Full of Signs: Ancient Greek Divination in Context (Religions in the Graeco-Roman World, 176; Leiden: Brill, 2013).

Bottéro, J., "Symptômes, signes, écritures en Mésopotamie ancienne", in J. Vernant et al., Divination et rationalité (Paris: Seuil, 1974) 70-197.

Cooley, J. L., Poetic Astronomy in the Ancient Near East: The Reflexes of Celestial Science in Ancient Mesopotamian, Ugaritic, and Israelite Narrative (History, Archaeology, and Culture of the Levant, 5; Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2013).

Crouch, C. L. – J. Stökl – A. E. Zernecke (eds.), Mediating Between Heaven and Earth: Communication with the Divine in the Ancient Near East (LHB/OTS 566; London – New York: T & T Clark, 2012).

Cryer, F. H., Divination in Ancient Israel and its Near Eastern Environment: A Socio-Historical Investigation (JSOTSup 142; Sheffield; JSOT Press, 1994).

Durand, J.-M. – A. Jacquet (eds.), Magie et divination dans les cultures de l'Orient. Actes du colloque organisé par l'Institut du Proche-Orient Ancien du Collège de France, la Société asiatique et le CNRS (UMR 7192) les 19 et 20 juin 2008, Paris, Collège de France (Cahiers de l'Institut du Proche-Orient ancien du Collège de France, 3; Paris: Maisonneuve, 2010).

Fincke, J. C. (ed.), Divination in the Ancient Near East: A Workshop on Divination Conducted During the 54th Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale, Würzburg, 2008 (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2014).

Fincke, J. C., "Divination im Alten Orient: Ein Überblick", in J. C. Fincke (ed.), Divination in the Ancient Near East: A Workshop on Divination Conducted During the 54th Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale, Würzburg, 2008 (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2014) 1-20.

Fincke, J. C. (ed.), Divination as Science: A Workshop Conducted During the 60th Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale, Warsaw, 2014 (Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale, 60W1; Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2016).

Georgoudi, S. – R. Koch Piettre – F. Schmidt (eds.), La raison des signes: présages, rites, destin dans les sociétés de la Méditerranée ancienne (Religions in the Graeco-Roman World, 174; Leiden: Brill, 2012).

Glassner, J.-J., "L'herméneutique des devins mésopotamiens", in C. Batsch – M. Vartejanu-Joubert (eds.), Manières de penser dans l'Antiquité méditerranéenne et orientale. Mélanges offerts à Francis Schmidt par ses élèves, ses collègues et ses amis (JSJSup 134; Leiden: Brill, 2009) 39-50.

Hamori, E. J., "Childless Female Diviners in the Bible and Beyond", in J. Stökl – C. L. Carvalho (eds.), Prophets Male and Female: Gender and Prophecy in the Hebrew Bible, the Eastern Mediterranean, and the Ancient Near East (Ancient Israel and Its Literature, 15; Atlanta, GA: Society of Biblical Literature, 2013) 169-191.

Hamori, E. J., Women's Divination in Biblical Literature: Prophecy, Necromancy, and Other Arts of Knowledge (AYBRL; New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2015).

Heeßel, N. P., "The Hermeneutics of Mesopotamian Extispicy: Theory vs. Practice", in C. L. Crouch – J. Stökl – A. E. Zernecke (eds.), Mediating Between Heaven and Earth: Communication with the Divine in the Ancient Near East (LHB/OTS 566; London – New York: T & T Clark, 2012) 16-35.

Huffmon, H. B., "The Exclusivity of Divine Communication in Ancient Israel: False Prophecy in the Hebrew Bible and the Ancient Near East", in C. L. Crouch – J. Stökl – A. E. Zernecke (eds.), Mediating Between Heaven and Earth: Communication with the Divine in the Ancient Near East (LHB/OTS 566; London – New York: T & T Clark, 2012) 67-81.

Jacobus, H. R. – A. K. de Hemmer Gudme – P. Guillaume (eds.), Studies on Magic and Divination in the Biblical World (Biblical Intersections, 11; Piscataway, NJ: Gorgias, 2013).

Jeffers, A., Magic and Divination in Ancient Palestine and Syria (Studies in the History and Culture of the Ancient Near East, 8; Leiden: Brill, 1996)

Jeffers, A., "Interpreting Magic and Divination in the Ancient Near East", Religion Compass 1 (2007) 684-694. (online journal)

Jeffers, A., "Magic and Divination in Ancient Israel", Religion Compass 1 (2007) 628-642. (online journal)

Jeffers, A., "Teaching and Learning Guide for: 'Interpreting Magic and Divination in the Ancient Near East' and 'Magic and Divination in Ancient Israel'", Religion Compass 2 (2008) 875-881. [This guide, with bibliography, accompanies the following articles: "Magic and Divination in Ancient Israel", Religion Compass 1 (2007) 628-642, and "Interpreting Magic and Divination in the Ancient Near East", Religion Compass 1 (2007) 684-694.] (online journal)

Koch-Westenholz, U., Mesopotamian Astrology: An Introduction to Babylonian and Assyrian Celestial Divination (The Carsten Niebuhr Institute of Near Eastern Studies, Publications 19; Copenhagen: Museum Tusculanum Press of the University of Copenhagen, 1995).

Koch, U., et al., "Divination", EBR 6 (2013) 951-964. Details: I. Ancient Near East (U. Koch) 951-959; II. Hebrew Bible / Old Testament (R. Schmitt) 959-961; III. Greco-Roman Antiquity (P. Botha) 961-964; IV. Literature (C. Petterson) 964.

Koch, U. S., Mesopotamian Divination Texts: Conversing with the Gods. Sources from the First Millennium BCE (Guides to the Mesopotamian Textual Record, 7; Münster: Ugarit-Verlag, 2015).

Lenzi, A. – J. Stökl (eds.), Divination, Politics, and Ancient Near Eastern Empires (ANEM 7; Atlanta, GA: SBL Press & Centro de Estudios de Historia del Antiguo Oriente [Universidad Católica Argentina, Facultad de Ciencias Sociales, Políticas y de la Comunicación], 2014). The volume can be downloaded here.

Marchetti, N., "Divination at Ebla during the Old Syrian Period: The Archaeological Evidence", in J. D. Schloen (ed.), Exploring the Longue Durée: Essays in Honor of Lawrence E. Stager (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2009) 279-295.

Maul, S. M., Die Wahrsagekunst im Alten Orient: Zeichen des Himmels und der Erde (Historische Bibliothek der Gerda Henkel Stiftung; München: Beck, 2013).

Nigosian, S. A., Magic and Divination in the Old Testament (Brighton: Sussex Academic Press, 2008).

Nissinen, M., "Pesharim as Divination. Qumran Exegesis, Omen Interpretation and Literary Prophecy", in K. De Troyer – A. Lange (eds.), Prophecy After the Prophets? The Contribution of the Dead Sea Scrolls to the Understanding of Biblical and Extra-Biblical Prophecy (CBET 52; Leuven: Peeters, 2009) 43-60.

Nissinen, M., "Comparing Prophetic Sources: Principles and a Test Case", in J. Day (ed.), Prophecy and the Prophets in Ancient Israel: Proceedings of the Oxford Old Testament Seminar (LHB/OTS 531; London & New York: T & T Clark, 2010) 3-24. [on "prophecy as divination" pp. 15-20]

Nissinen, M., "Response from a Biblical Scholar: Prophecy and Divination", in A. Annus (ed.), Divination and Interpretation of Signs in the Ancient World (Oriental Institute Seminars, 6; Chicago: Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, 2010) 341-351.

Rochberg, F. R., In the Path of the Moon: Babylonian Celestial Divination and Its Legacy (Ancient Magic and Divination, 6; Leiden: Brill, 2010).

Roche-Hawley, C. – R. Hawley (eds.), Devins et lettrés dans l'orbite de Babylone (Orient and Méditerranée, 16; Paris: Éditions de Boccard, 2015).

Schmitt, R., Mantik im Alten Testament (AOAT 411; Münster: Ugarit-Verlag, 2014).

Scurlock, J.A., "Prophecy as a Form of Divination; Divination as a Form of Prophecy: New Light on Sennacherib at Jerusalem and Nahum", in A. Annus (ed.), Divination and Interpretation of Signs in the Ancient World (Oriental Institute Seminars, 6; Chicago: Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, 2010) 277-316.

Starr, I., Queries to the Sungod. Divination and Politics in Sargonid Assyria (State Archives of Assyria, 4; Helsinki: Helsinki University Press, 1990). (online here)

Stökl, J., "(Intuitive) Divination, (Ethical) Demands and Diplomacy in the Ancient Near East", in C. L. Crouch – J. Stökl – A. E. Zernecke (eds.), Mediating Between Heaven and Earth: Communication with the Divine in the Ancient Near East (LHB/OTS 566; London – New York: T & T Clark, 2012) 82-92.

Thelle, R., "Reflections of Ancient Israelite Divination in the Former Prophets", in M. R. Jacobs – R. F. Person Jr. (eds.), Israelite Prophecy and the Deuteronomistic History: Portrait, Reality, and the Formation of a History (Ancient Israel and its Literature, 14; Atlanta, GA: Society of Biblical Literature, 2013) 7-33.

Wenzel, H., "Drawing a Line between Prophecy, Magic and Divination", in H. R. Jacobus – A. K. de Hemmer Gudme – P. Guillaume (eds.), Studies on Magic and Divination in the Biblical World (Biblical Intersections, 11; Piscataway, NJ: Gorgias, 2013) 77-87.

Zuesse, E. M., "Divination", in M. Eliade et al. (eds.), The Encyclopedia of Religion, vol. 4 (New York: Macmillan, 1987) 376-378. Updated second edition under the title "Divination: An Overview", in L. Jones (editor-in-chief), Encyclopedia of Religion. Second edition (Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA – Thomson Gale, 2005), vol. 4, 2369-2375. [revised bibliography with the text of the first edition article]

2.    General studies on prophecy in the ancient Near East (in itself and as context for prophecy in Israel)
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Barstad, H. M., "Comparare necesse est? Ancient Israelite and Ancient Near Eastern Prophecy in a Comparative Perspective", in M. Nissinen (ed.), Prophecy in Its Ancient Near Eastern Context: Mesopotamian, Biblical, and Arabian Perspectives (Society of Biblical Literature. Symposium Series, 13; Atlanta, GA: Society of Biblical Literature, 2000) 3-11.

Ben Zvi, E. – M. H. Floyd (eds.), Writings and Speech in Israelite and Ancient Near Eastern Prophecy (SBLSymS 10; Atlanta, GA: Society of Biblical Literature, 2000).

Blum, E., "Israels Prophetie im altorientalischen Kontext. Anmerkungen zu neueren religionsgeschichtlichen Thesen", in I. Cornelius – L. Jonker (eds.), »From Ebla to Stellenbosch«. Syro-Palestinian Religions and the Hebrew Bible (Abhandlungen des Deutschen Palästina-Vereins, 37; Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2008) 81-115.

Durand, J.-M. – T. Römer – M. Burki (eds.), Comment devient-on prophète? Actes du colloque organisé par le Collège de France, Paris, les 4-5 avril 2011 (OBO 265; Fribourg: Academic Press Fribourg, 2014).

Gordon, R. P., "Where Have All the Prophets Gone? The 'Disappearing' Israelite Prophet Against the Background of Ancient Near Eastern Prophecy", Bulletin for Biblical Research 5 (1995) 67-86; = [same title], in R. P. Gordon, Hebrew Bible and Ancient Versions: Selected Essays (SOTSMS; Aldershot: Ashgate, 2006) 132-148.

Gordon, R. P. – H. Barstad (eds.), "Thus Speaks Ishtar of Arbela": Prophecy in Israel, Assyria, and Egypt in the Neo-Assyrian Period (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2013).

Grabbe, L. L., "Ancient Near Eastern Prophecy from an Anthropological Perspective", in M. Nissinen (ed.), Prophecy in Its Ancient Near Eastern Context: Mesopotamian, Biblical, and Arabian Perspectives (Society of Biblical Literature. Symposium Series, 13; Atlanta, GA: Society of Biblical Literature, 2000) 13-32.

Grund, A., "Kritik, Unheil, erste Sammlungen: zum altorientalischen Hintergrund der israelitischen Schriftprophetie", BZ N.F. 57 (2013) 216-243.

Heintz, J.-G. (ed.), Oracles et prophéties dans l'antiquité. Actes du Colloque de Strasbourg, 15-17 Juin 1995 (Université des sciences humaines de Strasbourg. Travaux du Centre de Recherche sur le Proche-Orient et la Grèce Antiques, 15; Paris: De Boccard, 1997).

Heintz, J.-G., "La 'fin' des prophètes bibliques? Nouvelles théories et documents sémitiques anciens", in J.-G. Heintz (ed.), Oracles et prophéties dans l'antiquité. Actes du Colloque de Strasbourg, 15-17 Juin 1995 (Université des sciences humaines de Strasbourg. Travaux du Centre de Recherche sur le Proche-Orient et la Grèce Antiques, 15; Paris: De Boccard, 1997) 195-214. Reprinted [same title] in J.-G. Heintz, Prophétisme et Alliance: Des Archives royales de Mari à la Bible hébraïque. Édité par S. Lauber avec O. Keel et H.-U. Steymans, mit einem Vorwort von M. Weippert (OBO 271; Fribourg: Academic Press; Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2015) 75-92.

Huffmon, H. B., "Prophecy: Ancient Near Eastern Prophecy", ABD V (1992) 477-482.

Huffmon, H. B., "The One and the Many. Prophets and Deities in the Ancient Near East", in M. Köckert – M. Nissinen (eds.), Propheten in Mari, Assyrien und Israel (FRLANT 201; Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2003) 116-131.

Kelle, B. E., "The Phenomenon of Israelite Prophecy in Contemporary Scholarship", CBR 12.3 (June 2014) 275-320.

Köckert, M. – M. Nissinen (eds.), Propheten in Mari, Assyrien und Israel (FRLANT 201; Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2003).

Lenzi, A., "Revisiting Biblical Prophecy, Revealed Knowledge Pertaining to Ritual, and Secrecy in Light of Ancient Mesopotamian Prophetic Texts", in A. Lenzi – J. Stökl, eds., Divination, Politics, and Ancient Near Eastern Empires (ANEM 7; Atlanta, GA: SBL Press & Centro de Estudios de Historia del Antiguo Oriente [Universidad Católica Argentina, Facultad de Ciencias Sociales, Políticas y de la Comunicación], 2014) 65-86. The volume can be downloaded here.

Merlo, P., "Il profetismo nel Vicino Oriente antico: panoramica di un fenomeno e difficoltà comparative", in G. L. Prato (ed.), Religione biblica e religione storica dell'antico Israele: un monopolio interpretativo nella continuità culturale. Atti del XV Convegno di Studi Veterotestamentari (Fara Sabina, 10–12 Settembre 2007) (Ricerche storico-bibliche, 21/1; Bologna: Edizioni Dehoniane, 2009) 55-83.

Nissinen, M. (ed.), Prophecy in Its Ancient Near Eastern Context: Mesopotamian, Biblical, and Arabian Perspectives (Society of Biblical Literature. Symposium Series, 13; Atlanta, GA: Society of Biblical Literature, 2000).

Nissinen, M. (ed.), Prophets and Prophecy in the Ancient Near East. In collaboration with C. L. Seow, R. K. Ritner, and P. Machinist. (Writings from the Ancient World, 12; Atlanta, GA: Society of Biblical Literature, 2003).

Nissinen, M., "What is Prophecy? An Ancient Near Eastern Perspective", in J. Kaltner – L. Stulman (eds.), Inspired Speech: Prophecy in the Ancient Near East. Essays in Honor of Herbert B. Huffmon (JSOTSup 372; London: T & T Clark International, 2004) 17-37.

Nissinen, M. – C. E. Carter (eds.), Images and Prophecy in the Ancient Eastern Mediterranean (FRLANT 233; Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2009).

Nissinen, M., "Biblical Prophecy from a Near Eastern Perspective: The Cases of Kingship and Divine Possession", in A. Lemaire (ed.), Congress Volume Ljubljana 2007 (VTSup 133; Leiden: Brill, 2010) 441-468.

Nissinen, M., "Comparing Prophetic Sources: Principles and a Test Case", in J. Day (ed.), Prophecy and the Prophets in Ancient Israel: Proceedings of the Oxford Old Testament Seminar (LHB/OTS 531; London & New York: T & T Clark, 2010) 3-24.

Nissinen, M., "Prophètes et temples dans le Proche-Orient ancien et les textes bibliques", in J.-D. Macchi – C. Nihan – T. Römer – J. Rückl (eds.), Les recueils prophétiques de la Bible. Origines, milieux, et contexte proche-oriental (Le monde de la Bible, 64; Genève: Labor et Fides, 2012) 74-111.

Nissinen, M., "Gender and Prophetic Agency in the Ancient Near East and in Greece", in J. Stökl – C. L. Carvalho (eds.), Prophets Male and Female: Gender and Prophecy in the Hebrew Bible, the Eastern Mediterranean, and the Ancient Near East (Ancient Israel and Its Literature, 15; Atlanta, GA: Society of Biblical Literature, 2013) 27-58.

Nissinen, M., "Prophecy as Construct: Ancient and Modern", in R. P. Gordon – H. Barstad (eds.), "Thus Speaks Ishtar of Arbela": Prophecy in Israel, Assyria, and Egypt in the Neo-Assyrian Period (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2013) 11-36.

Nissinen, M., "Prophets and Prophecy in Joshua–Kings: A Near Eastern Perspective", in M. R. Jacobs – R. F. Person Jr. (eds.), Israelite Prophecy and the Deuteronomistic History: Portrait, Reality, and the Formation of a History (Ancient Israel and its Literature, 14; Atlanta, GA: Society of Biblical Literature, 2013) 103-128.

Nissinen, M., "Prophetic Intermediation in the Ancient Near East", in C. J. Sharp (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of the Prophets (Oxford Handbooks; Oxford & New York: Oxford University Press, 2016) 5-22.

Petersen, D. L., "Defining Prophecy and Prophetic Literature", in M. Nissinen (ed.), Prophecy in Its Ancient Near Eastern Context: Mesopotamian, Biblical, and Arabian Perspectives (Society of Biblical Literature. Symposium Series, 13; Atlanta, GA: Society of Biblical Literature, 2000) 33-44.

Ramlot, L., "Prophétisme, I: Prophétisme et politique en Orient", DBSup 8 (1972) 812-908.

Ringgren, H., "Prophecy in the Ancient Near East", in R. Coggins – A. Phillips – M. Knibb (eds.), Israel's Prophetic Tradition: Essays in Honour of Peter R. Ackroyd (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1982) 1-11.

Schaper, J., "Prophecy in Israel and Assyria: Are We Comparing Apples and Pears? The Materiality of Writing and the Avoidance of Parallelomania", in R. P. Gordon – H. Barstad (eds.), "Thus Speaks Ishtar of Arbela": Prophecy in Israel, Assyria, and Egypt in the Neo-Assyrian Period (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2013) 225-238.

Sparks, K. L., "Intermediary Texts: Omens and Prophecies", in K. L. Sparks, Ancient Texts for the Study of the Hebrew Bible: A Guide to the Background Literature (Peabody, MA: Hendrickson, 2005) 216-239.

Stökl, J., "Female Prophets in the Ancient Near East", in J. Day (ed.), Prophecy and the Prophets in Ancient Israel: Proceedings of the Oxford Old Testament Seminar (LHB/OTS 531; London & New York: T & T Clark, 2010) 47-61.

Stökl, J., "Ancient Near Eastern Prophecy", in M. J. Boda – J. G. McConville (eds.), Dictionary of the Old Testament: Prophets (Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2012) 16-24.

Stökl, J., "How Unique Was Israelite Prophecy?", in A. T. Levenson (ed.), The Wiley-Blackwell History of Jews and Judaism (Hoboken, NJ – Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2012) 53-69.

Stökl, J., Prophecy in the Ancient Near East: A Philological and Sociological Comparison (Culture and History of the Ancient Near East, 56; Leiden: Brill, 2012).

Stökl, J., "Gender 'Ambiguity' in Ancient Near Eastern Prophecy? A Reassessment of the Data behind a Popular Theory", in J. Stökl – C. L. Carvalho (eds.), Prophets Male and Female: Gender and Prophecy in the Hebrew Bible, the Eastern Mediterranean, and the Ancient Near East (Ancient Israel and Its Literature, 15; Atlanta, GA: Society of Biblical Literature, 2013) 59-79.

Stökl, J. – C. L. Carvalho (eds.), Prophets Male and Female: Gender and Prophecy in the Hebrew Bible, the Eastern Mediterranean, and the Ancient Near East (Ancient Israel and Its Literature, 15; Atlanta, GA: Society of Biblical Literature, 2013).

Stökl, J., "Prophecy and the Royal Court in the Ancient Near East", Religion Compass 9 (2014) 55-65. (online journal)

Stökl, J., "Prophetic Hermeneutics in the Hebrew Bible and Mesopotamia", HeBAI 4 (2015) 267-292.

Weeks, S., "Predictive and Prophetic Literature: Can Neferti Help Us Read the Bible?", in J. Day (ed.), Prophecy and the Prophets in Ancient Israel: Proceedings of the Oxford Old Testament Seminar (LHB/OTS 531; London & New York: T & T Clark, 2010) 25-46.

Weippert, M., "Prophetie im Alten Orient", in M. Görg – B. Lang (eds.), Neues Bibel-Lexikon III (Zürich: Benziger, 2001) 196-200.

Weippert, M., Götterwort in Menschenmund: Studien zur Prophetie in Assyrien, Israel und Juda (FRLANT 252; Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2014).

Zsolnay, I., "The Misconstrued Role of the assinnu in Ancient Near Eastern Prophecy", in J. Stökl – C. L. Carvalho (eds.), Prophets Male and Female: Gender and Prophecy in the Hebrew Bible, the Eastern Mediterranean, and the Ancient Near East (Ancient Israel and Its Literature, 15; Atlanta, GA: Society of Biblical Literature, 2013) 81-99.

3.    Prophecy in Ancient Egypt:  a debated question      [top of page]

Edelman, D. V., "Of Priests and Prophets and Interpreting the Past: The Egyptian hm-ntr and hry-hbt and the Judahite nabî’", in P. R. Davies – D. V. Edelman (eds.), The Historian and the Bible: Essays in Honour of Lester L. Grabbe (LHB/OTS 530; London: T & T Clark, 2010) 103-112.

Hilber, J. W., "Prophetic Speech in the Egyptian Royal Cult", in J. K. Aitken – K. J. Dell – B. A. Mastin (eds.), On Stone and Scroll: Essays in Honour of Graham Ivor Davies (BZAW 420; Berlin: de Gruyter, 2011) 39-53.

Hilber, J. W., "Royal Cultic Prophecy in Assyria, Judah, and Egypt", in R. P. Gordon – H. Barstad (eds.), "Thus Speaks Ishtar of Arbela": Prophecy in Israel, Assyria, and Egypt in the Neo-Assyrian Period (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2013) 161-186.

Liwak, R., "Herrschaft zur Überwindung der Krise. Politische Prophetie in Ägypten und Israel", in R. Lux – E.-J. Waschke (eds.), Die unwiderstehliche Wahrheit. Studien zur alttestamentlichen Prophetie. Festschrift für Arndt Meinhold (Arbeiten zur Bibel und ihrer Geschichte, 23; Leipzig: Evangelische Verlagsanstalt, 2006) 57-83. Reprinted [same title] in R. Liwak, Israel in der altorientalischen Welt: Gesammelte Studien zur Kultur- und Religionsgeschichte des antiken Israel. Hrsg. von M. Witte und D. Pruin (BZAW 444; Berlin: de Gruyter, 2013) 94-120.

Ramlot, L., "Prophétisme", DBSup 8 (1972) 812-868.

Schipper, B. U., "Ein religionsgeschichtlicher Irrtum: Prophetie in Ägypten", Welt und Umwelt der Bibel 69 (2013/3) 12-15.

Shupak, N., "Egyptian 'Prophecy' and Biblical Prophecy: Did the Phenomenon of Prophecy, in the Biblical Sense, Exist in Ancient Egypt?", Jaarbericht Ex Oriente Lux 31 (1989-90) 5-40.

Weeks, S., "Predictive and Prophetic Literature: Can Neferti Help Us Read the Bible?", in J. Day (ed.), Prophecy and the Prophets in Ancient Israel: Proceedings of the Oxford Old Testament Seminar (LHB/OTS 531; London & New York: T & T Clark, 2010) 25-46.

4.    Old Babylonian prophecy, esp. at Mari      [top of page]

Barstad, H., "Mari and the Hebrew Bible: Some Parallels", SEÅ 70 (2005) 21-32.

Barstad, H. M., "Sic dicit dominus: Mari Prophetic Texts and the Hebrew Bible", in Y. Amit – E. Ben Zvi – I. Finkelstein – O. Lipschits (eds.), Essays on Ancient Israel in its Near Eastern Context. A Tribute to Nadav Na'aman (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2006) 21-52.

Cagni, L. (a cura di), Le profezie di Mari (Testi del Vicino Oriente Antico II/2; Brescia: Paideia, 1995).

Charpin, D., "Prophètes et rois dans le Proche-orient amorrite", in A. Lemaire (ed.), Prophètes et rois: Bible et Proche-Orient (Lectio Divina hors série; Paris: Cerf, 2001) 21-53.

Charpin, D., "Le prophétisme dans le Proche-Orient d'après les archives de Mari (XVIIIe siècle av. J.-C.)", in J.-D. Macchi – C. Nihan – T. Römer – J. Rückl (eds.), Les recueils prophétiques de la Bible. Origines, milieux, et contexte proche-oriental (Le monde de la Bible, 64; Genève: Labor et Fides, 2012) 31-73.

Charpin, D., "Prophéties et rêves 'censurés' dans les archives royales de Mari", in J.-M. Durand – T. Römer – M. Bürki (eds.), Comment devient-on prophète? Actes du colloque organisé par le Collège de France, Paris, les 4-5 avril 2011 (OBO 265; Fribourg: Academic Press; Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2014) 23-33.

Durand, J.-M., Archives épistolaires de Mari, I/1 (Archives royales de Mari, XXVI; Paris: Éditions Recherches sur les Civilisations, 1988).

Durand, J.-M., "Prophéties et rêves", in J.-Cl. Margueron – J.-M. Durand – D. Charpin – L. Marti – H. Reculeau – A. Jacquet – G. Chambon, "Tel Hariri / Mari", DBSup 14 [fasc. 77-78, 2008] 369-371 [17-456].

Durand, J.-M. [avec une contribution épigraphique de M. Guichard], "La guerre ou la paix? Réflexions sur les implications politiques d'une prophétie", in G. B. Lanfranchi – D. Morandi Bonacossi – C. Pappi – S. Ponchia (eds.), Leggo! Studies Presented to Frederick Mario Fales on the Occasion of His 65th Birthday (Leipziger Altorientalische Studien, 2; Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2012) 251-272. [on ARM XXVI, 199]

Fleming, D. E., "Prophets and Temple Personnel in the Mari Archives", in L. L. Grabbe – A. O. Bellis (eds.), The Priests in the Prophets. The Portrayal of Priests, Prophets and Other Religious Specialists in the Latter Prophets (JSOTSup 408; London: T & T Clark, 2004) 44-64.

Gordon, R. P., "Prophecy in the Mari and Nineveh Archives", in R. P. Gordon – H. Barstad (eds.), "Thus Speaks Ishtar of Arbela": Prophecy in Israel, Assyria, and Egypt in the Neo-Assyrian Period (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2013) 37-58.

Huffmon, H. B., "The Expansion of Prophecy in the Mari Archives: New Texts, New Readings, New Information", in Y. Gitay (ed.), Prophecy and Prophets: The Diversity of Contemporary Issues in Scholarship (Semeia Studies; Atlanta, GA: Scholars, 1997) 7-22.

Huffmon, H. B., "A Company of Prophets: Mari, Assyria, Israel", in M. Nissinen (ed.), Prophecy in Its Ancient Near Eastern Context: Mesopotamian, Biblical, and Arabian Perspectives (Society of Biblical Literature. Symposium Series, 13; Atlanta, GA: Society of Biblical Literature, 2000) 47-70.

Jacquet, A., "La divination", in J.-Cl. Margueron – J.-M. Durand – D. Charpin – L. Marti – H. Reculeau – A. Jacquet – G. Chambon, "Tel Hariri / Mari", DBSup 14 [fasc. 77-78, 2008] 371-379 [17-456].

Jeremias, J., "Das Proprium der alttestamentlichen Prophetie", TLZ 119 (1994) 483-494. Reprinted [same title] in J. Jeremias, Hosea und Amos. Studien zu den Anfängen des Dodekapropheton (FAT 13; Tübingen: Mohr [Siebeck], 1996) 20-33. [comparison of prophecy in Mari and in Israel]

Lemaire, A., "Les textes prophétiques de Mari dans leurs relations avec l'Ouest", in J.-M. Durand (ed.), Amurru 1: Mari, Ébla et les Hourrites. Dix ans de travaux. Premiére partie. Actes du Colloque International (Paris, mai 1993) (Paris: Éditions Recherches sur les Civilisations, 1996) 427-438.

Lynch, M. J., "The Prophet's šārtum u sissiktum 'Hair and Hem' and the Mantic Context of Prophetic Oracles at Mari", JANER 13 (2013) 11-29.

Malamat, A., Mari and the Bible (Studies in the History and Culture of the Ancient Near East, 12; Leiden: Brill, 1998).

Malamat, A., "Addendum to Luigi Cagni's Collection of Mari Prophecies", in S. Graziani (ed.), Studi sul Vicino Oriente Antico dedicati alla memoria di Luigi Cagni. Vol. 2 (Napoli: Istituto Universitario Orientale, 2000) 631-634.

Roberts, J. J. M., "The Mari Prophetic Texts in Transliteration and English Translation", in J. J. M. Roberts, The Bible and the Ancient Near East: Collected Essays (Sources for Biblical and Theological Study, 11; Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2002) 157-253.

Rovira, L., "'Dime cómo y qué profetizas y te diré quién eres'. Addu, sus profetas y la posible relación con los ex-votos dados (Mari, siglo XVIII a. C.)", Studi e materiali di Storia delle Religioni 80 (2014) 727-741.

Sasson, J. M., From the Mari Archives: An Anthology of Old Babylonian Letters (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2015): see esp. Chap. 5 "Religion" (235-293).

Stökl, J., "The Role of Women in the Prophetical Process in Mari: A Critique of Mary Keller's Theory of Agency", in M. Augustin – H. M. Niemann (eds.), Thinking Towards New Horizons: Collected Communications to the XIXth Congress of the International Organization for the Study of the Old Testament, Ljubljana 2007 (BEATAJ 55; Frankfurt am Main: Lang, 2008) 173-188. [see here for Mary Keller's work]

Stökl, J., Prophecy in the Ancient Near East: A Philological and Sociological Comparison (Culture and History of the Ancient Near East, 56; Leiden, Brill, 2012) 29-100.

Stökl, J., "Die Seher aus dem Osten: Propheten in Mesopotamien", Welt und Umwelt der Bibel 69 (2013/3) 6-11.

Toorn, K. van der, "Old Babylonian Prophecy between the Oral and the Written", JNSL 24 (1998) 55-70.

Toorn, K. van der, "From the Oral to the Written: The Case of Old Babylonian Prophecy", in E. Ben Zvi – M. H. Floyd (eds.), Writings and Speech in Israelite and Ancient Near Eastern Prophecy (SBLSymS 10; Atlanta, GA: Society of Biblical Literature, 2000) 219-234.

5.    Neo-Assyrian prophecy      [top of page]

Atkinson, J., "Prophecy in K1285? Re-evaluating the Divine Speech Episodes of Nabû", in R. P. Gordon – H. Barstad (eds.), "Thus Speaks Ishtar of Arbela": Prophecy in Israel, Assyria, and Egypt in the Neo-Assyrian Period (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2013) 59-90.

Bonnet, C. – P. Merlo, "Royal Prophecy in the Old Testament and in the Ancient Near East: Methodological Problems and Examples", SEL 19 (2002) 77-86.

Esztári, R. – Á. Vér, "The Voices of Ištar: Prophetesses and Female Ecstatics in the Neo-Assyrian Empire", in G. G. Xeravits (eds), Religion and Female Body in Ancient Judaism and Its Environments (Deuterocanonical and Cognate Literature Studies, 28; Berlin: de Gruyter, 2015) 3-39.

Gordon, R. P., "Prophecy in the Mari and Nineveh Archives", in R. P. Gordon – H. Barstad (eds.), "Thus Speaks Ishtar of Arbela": Prophecy in Israel, Assyria, and Egypt in the Neo-Assyrian Period (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2013) 37-58.

Hilber, J. W., , Cultic Prophecy in the Psalms (BZAW 352; Berlin: de Gruyter, 2005), espec. 40-75 [= Chap. 2: "Assyrian Cultic Prophecy"].

Jong, M. J. de, Isaiah among the Ancient Near Eastern Prophets. A Comparative Study of the Earliest Stages of the Isaiah Tradition and the Neo-Assyrian Prophecies (VTSup 117; Leiden: Brill, 2007).

Marti, L., "La population prophétique à la cour des Sargonides", in J.-M. Durand – T. Römer – M. Bürki (eds.), Comment devient-on prophète? Actes du colloque organisé par le Collège de France, Paris, les 4-5 avril 2011 (OBO 265; Fribourg: Academic Press; Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2014) 51-60.

Merlo, P., "Profezia neoassira e oracoli di salvezza biblici. Motivazioni, forme e contenuti di un possibile confronto", RivB 50 (2002) 129-152.

Nissinen, M., References to Prophecy in Neo-Assyrian Sources (State Archives of Assyria Studies, 7; Helsinki: Neo-Assyrian Text Corpus Project, 1998). (online here)

Nissinen, M., "The Socioreligious Role of the Neo-Assyrian Prophets", in M. Nissinen (ed.), Prophecy in Its Ancient Near Eastern Context: Mesopotamian, Biblical, and Arabian Perspectives (Society of Biblical Literature. Symposium Series, 13; Atlanta, GA: Society of Biblical Literature, 2000) 89-114.

Parpola, S., Assyrian Prophecies. Illustrations edited by J. Reade and S. Parpola. (State Archives of Assyria, 9. Helsinki: Helsinki University Press, 1997). (online here)

Schaper, J., "Prophecy in Israel and Assyria: Are We Comparing Apples and Pears? The Materiality of Writing and the Avoidance of Parallelomania", in R. P. Gordon – H. Barstad (eds.), "Thus Speaks Ishtar of Arbela": Prophecy in Israel, Assyria, and Egypt in the Neo-Assyrian Period (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2013) 225-238.

Stökl, J., "Ištar's Women, YHWH's Men? A Curious Gender-Bias in Neo-Assyrian and Biblical Prophecy", ZAW 121 (2009) 87-100.

Stökl, J., Prophecy in the Ancient Near East: A Philological and Sociological Comparison (Culture and History of the Ancient Near East, 56; Leiden, Brill, 2012) 103-152.

Stökl, J., "Die Seher aus dem Osten: Propheten in Mesopotamien", Welt und Umwelt der Bibel 69 (2013/3) 6-11.

Stökl, J., "'I Have Rained Stones and Fiery Glow on Their Heads!' Celestial and Meteorological Prophecy in the Neo-Assyrian Empire", in R. P. Gordon – H. Barstad (eds.), "Thus Speaks Ishtar of Arbela": Prophecy in Israel, Assyria, and Egypt in the Neo-Assyrian Period (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2013) 239-251.

Tiemeyer, L.-S., "Were the Neo-Assyrian Prophets Intercessors? A Comparative Study of Neo-Assyrian and Hebrew Texts", in R. P. Gordon – H. Barstad (eds.), "Thus Speaks Ishtar of Arbela": Prophecy in Israel, Assyria, and Egypt in the Neo-Assyrian Period (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2013) 253-272.

Toorn, K. van der, "Mesopotamian Prophecy between Immanence and Transcendence: A Comparison of Old Babylonian and Neo-Assyrian Prophecy", in M. Nissinen (ed.), Prophecy in Its Ancient Near Eastern Context: Mesopotamian, Biblical, and Arabian Perspectives (Society of Biblical Literature. Symposium Series, 13; Atlanta, GA: Society of Biblical Literature, 2000) 71-87.

Villard, P., "Les prophéties à l'époque néo-assyrienne", in A. Lemaire (ed.), Prophètes et rois: Bible et Proche-Orient (Lectio Divina hors série; Paris: Cerf, 2001) 55-84.

Weippert, M., "Assyrische Prophetien der Zeit Asarhaddons und Assurbanipals", in F. M. Fales (ed.), Assyrian Royal Inscriptions. New Horizons in Literary, Ideological and Historical Analysis. Papers of a Symposium held at Cetona (Siena), June 26-28, 1980 (Orientis Antiqui Collectio, 17; Roma: Istituto per l'Oriente, 1981) 71-115. Reprinted in M. Weippert, Götterwort in Menschenmund: Studien zur Prophetie in Assyrien, Israel und Juda (FRLANT 252; Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2014) 9-47.

Weippert, M., "'König, fürchte dich nicht!' Assyrische Prophetie im 7. Jahrhundert v. Chr", Or N.S. 71 (2002) 1-54. Reprinted in M. Weippert, Götterwort in Menschenmund: Studien zur Prophetie in Assyrien, Israel und Juda (FRLANT 252; Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2014) 159-206.

Weippert, M., Götterwort in Menschenmund: Studien zur Prophetie in Assyrien, Israel und Juda (FRLANT 252; Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2014).

Weippert, M., "Anhang: Die neuassyrischen Prophetensprüche in Übersetzung", in M. Weippert, Götterwort in Menschenmund: Studien zur Prophetie in Assyrien, Israel und Juda (FRLANT 252; Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2014) 207-226.

6.    Prophecy in the Syro-Palestinian area in general      [top of page]

Lemaire, A., "Oracles, propagande et littérature dans les royaumes araméens et transjordaniens. (IXe - VIIIe s. av. n.è)", in J.-G. Heintz (ed.), Oracles et Prophéties dans l'Antiquité. Actes du Colloque de Strasbourg, 15-17 Juin 1995 (Université des sciences humaines de Strasbourg. Travaux du Centre de Recherche sur le Proche-Orient et la Grèce Antiques, 15; Paris: De Boccard, 1997) 171-193.

Lemaire, A., "Prophètes et rois dans les inscriptions ouest-sémitiques (ixe-vie siècle av. J.C.)", in A. Lemaire (ed.), Prophètes et rois: Bible et Proche-Orient (Lectio Divina hors série; Paris: Cerf, 2001) 85-115.

7.    Prophecy at Emar?      [top of page]

Arnaud, D., Recherches au pays d'Aštata: Emar VI/4. Textes de la bibliothèque: transcriptions et traductions (Mission Archéologique de Meskéné-Emar; Paris: Éditions Recherche sur les Civilisations, 1987).

Fleming, D. E., "The Etymological Origins of the Hebrew nābî’: The One Who Invokes God", CBQ 55 (1993) 217-224.

Fleming, D., "Nābû and Munabbiātu: Two New Syrian Religious Personnel", Journal of the American Oriental Society 113 (1993) 175-183.

Huehnergard, J., "On the Etymology and Meaning of Hebrew Nâbi’ ", in B. A. Levine et al. (eds.), Frank Moore Cross Volume (Eretz-Israel 26; Jerusalem: The Israel Exploration Society, 1999) 88*-93*.

Margueron, J.-C., "Emar", ABD II (1992) 488-490.

Tsukimoto, A., "Emar and the Old Testament – Preliminary Remarks", AJBI 15 (1989) 3-24.

8.    Prophecy at Ugarit?      [top of page]

Wyatt, N., "Word of Tree and Whisper of Stone: El's Oracle to King Keret (Kirta), and the Problem of the Mechanics of its Utterance", VT 57 (2007) 483-510. Reprinted in N. Wyatt, Word of Tree and Whisper of Stone: And Other Papers on Ugaritian Thought (Gorgias Ugaritic Studies, 1; Piscataway, NJ: Gorgias, 2007) 167-192.

9.    Byblos and Phoenicia in general      [top of page]

Betrò, M. C. (a cura di), Racconti di viaggio e di avventura dell'antico Egitto (Testi del Vicino Oriente Antico I/1; Brescia: Paideia, 1990) 59-73.

Cody, A., "The Phoenician Ecstatic in Wenamūn: A Professional Oracular Medium", The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 65 (1979) 99-106.

Nutkowicz, H., "Quelques notes sur l'image du prophétisme phénicien dans les récits bibliques: rites et symboles", in A. Lemaire (ed.), Phéniciens d'Orient et d'Occident: Mélanges Josette Elayi. Avec la collaboration de B. Dufour et F. Pfitzmann (Cahiers de l'Institut du Proche-Orient ancien du Collège de France, 2; Paris: Maisonneuve, 2014) 51-61.

Sass, B., "Wenamun and His Levant – 1075 BC or 925 BC?", Ägypten und Levante / Egypt and the Levant 12 (2002) 247-255.

Schipper, B. U., Die Erzählung des Wenamun: Ein Literaturwerk im Spannungsfeld von Politik, Geschichte und Religion (OBO 209; Fribourg: Academic Press; Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2005).

10.     Ḥamath      [top of page]

Buhl, M.-L., "Hamath", ABD III (1992) 33-36.

Hafthorsson [Hafþorsson], S., A Passing Power: An Examination of the Sources for the History of Aram-Damascus in the Second Half of the Ninth Century B.C. (CBOT 54; Stockholm: Almqvist & Wiksell, 2006) 65-66.

Lemaire, A., "Oracles, propagande et littérature dans les royaumes araméens et transjordaniens. (IXe - VIIIe s. av. n.è)", in J.-G. Heintz (ed.), Oracles et Prophéties dans l'Antiquité. Actes du Colloque de Strasbourg, 15-17 Juin 1995 (Université des sciences humaines de Strasbourg. Travaux du Centre de Recherche sur le Proche-Orient et la Grèce Antiques, 15; Paris: De Boccard, 1997) 172-175 [171-193].

Lemaire, A., "Prophètes et rois dans les inscriptions ouest-sémitiques (ixe-vie siècle av. J.C.)", in A. Lemaire (ed.), Prophètes et rois: Bible et Proche-Orient (Lectio Divina hors série; Paris: Cerf, 2001) 93-96 [85-115].

Ross, J. F., "Prophecy in Hamath, Israel, and Mari", HTR 63 (1970) 1-28.

11.    Deir ‘Allā      [top of page]

Blum, E., "Die Kombination I der Wandinschrift vom Tell Deir ‘Allā: Vorschläge zur Rekonstruktion mit historisch-kritischen Anmerkungen”, in I. Kottsieper – R. Schmitt – J. Wöhrle (eds.), Berührungspunkte: Studien zur Sozial- und Religionsgeschichte Israels und seiner Umwelt. Festschrift für Rainer Albertz zu seinem 65. Geburtstag (AOAT 350; Münster: Ugarit-Verlag, 2008) 573-601.

Dijkstra, M., "Is Balaam Also among the Prophets?", JBL 114 (1995) 43-64.

Hackett, J. A., "Deir ‘Alla, Tell: Texts", ABD II (1992) 129-130.

Hoftijzer, J. – G. van der Kooij (eds.), Aramaic Texts from Deir ‘Alla. With contributions by H. J. Franken, V. R. Mehra, J. Voskuil, J. A. Mosk. Preface by P. A. H. De Boer (Documenta et Monumenta Orientis Antiqui, 19; Leiden: Brill, 1976).

Hoftijzer, J. – G. van der Kooij (eds.), The Balaam Text from Deir ‘Alla Re-Evaluated. Proceedings of the International Symposium held at Leiden 21-24 August 1989 (Leiden: Brill, 1991).

Lemaire, A., "Oracles, propagande et littérature dans les royaumes araméens et transjordaniens. (IXe - VIIIe s. av. n.è)", in J.-G. Heintz (ed.), Oracles et Prophéties dans l'Antiquité. Actes du Colloque de Strasbourg, 15-17 Juin 1995 (Université des sciences humaines de Strasbourg. Travaux du Centre de Recherche sur le Proche-Orient et la Grèce Antiques, 15; Paris: De Boccard, 1997) 188-193 [171-193].

Lemaire, A., "Prophètes et rois dans les inscriptions ouest-sémitiques (ixe-vie siècle av. J.C.)", in A. Lemaire (ed.), Prophètes et rois: Bible et Proche-Orient (Lectio Divina hors série; Paris: Cerf, 2001) 96-101 [85-115].

Müller, H.-P., "Die aramäische Inschrift von Deir ‘Allā und die älteren Bileamsprüche", ZAW 94 (1982) 214-244.

Puech, E., "L'inscription de Deir Alla", Le Monde de la Bible 46 (nov.-déc. 1986) 36-37.

Puech, E., "Balaam and Deir Alla", in G. H. van Kooten (ed.), The Prestige of the Pagan Prophet Balaam in Judaism, Early Christianity and Islam (Themes in Biblical Narrative, 11; Leiden: Brill, 2008) 25-47.

Seebass, H., "Exkurs: Zum Bileam-Text von tell dēr ‘allā ", in H. Seebass, Numeri. Bd. 3 (BKAT IV/3, Lief. 1; Neukirchen-Vluyn: Neukirchener Verlag, 2004) 55-59.

APPENDIX:    Translations of the main texts      [top of page]

This appendix includes only those translations that are found in the sources listed in the following abbreviations. Other translations of some of the relevant texts can be found in various studies mentioned in the foregoing sections of this bibliography.

Abbreviations for the sources of translations

ANET
Pritchard, J. B. (ed.), Ancient Near Eastern Texts relating to the Old Testament (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 31969).
COS
Hallo, W. W. – K. L. Younger (eds.), The Context of Scripture. Vol. 1: Canonical Compositions from the Biblical World. Vol. 2: Monumental Inscriptions from the Biblical World. Vol. 3: Archival Documents from the Biblical World (Leiden: Brill, 1997 / 2000 / 2002).
DBSup 8
Ramlot, L., "Prophétisme", DBSup 8 (1972) 811-1222.
GC
García Cordero, M., La Biblia y el legado del Antiguo Oriente (BAC 390; Madrid: Biblioteca de Autores Cristianos, 1977).
Lemaire
Lemaire, A., "Oracles, propagande et littérature dans les royaumes araméens et transjordaniens. (IXe - VIIIe s. av. n.è)", in J.-G. Heintz (ed.), Oracles et Prophéties dans l'Antiquité. Actes du Colloque de Strasbourg, 15-17 Juin 1995 (Université des sciences humaines de Strasbourg. Travaux du Centre de Recherche sur le Proche-Orient et la Grèce Antiques, 15; Paris: De Boccard, 1997) 171-193.
Nissinen
Nissinen, M. (ed.), Prophets and Prophecy in the Ancient Near East. In collaboration with C. L. Seow, R. K. Ritner, and P. Machinist. (Writings from the Ancient World, 12; Atlanta, GA: Society of Biblical Literature, 2003).
RTAT
Beyerlin, W. (Hrsg.), Religionsgeschichtliches Textbuch zum AT (ATD.E1; Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1975, 21985): = Near Eastern Religious Texts relating to the OT (OTL; London: SCM, 1978): = Testi religiosi per lo studio dell'Antico Testamento (Brescia: Paideia, 1992).
Testa
Testa, E. – B. Marconcini, Profetismo, profeti e apocalittica (Il Messaggio della Salvezza, 4; Leumann [Torino]: Elledici, 51985).
TUAT
Kaiser, O. (Hrsg.), Texte aus der Umwelt des AT (Gütersloh: Gütersloher Verlagshaus, 1981-1997). [further details]
TVOA
Sacchi, P. (a cura di), Testi del Vicino Oriente antico (Brescia: Paideia, 1990–).

1.      From the Mesopotamian area

Mari

ANET 623-625.629-632; DBSup 8, 884-896; GC 573-575; Nissinen 13-77 (the main prophetic messages) and 79-91 (other references to prophets); RTAT 146-152 (ital. 169-177); Testa 139-145; TUAT 2:83-93; TVOA 2/2 (Le profezie di Mari, a cura di L. Cagni, 1995).

Neo-Assyrian prophecy

ANET 449-452.604-607; DBSup 8, 881; GC 571-573; Nissinen 97-132 (texts of oracular genre) and 133-177 (texts of other genres); Testa 138-139; TUAT 2:56-65.

2.      From the Syro-Palestinian area

Byblos (the Egyptian text of Wen-Amun)

ANET 25-29; COS 1.41:89-93; DBSup 8, 902-904; GC 576-577; Nissinen 219-220 (R. K. Ritner); Testa 133-134; TUAT 3:912-921; TVOA 1/1 (Racconti di viaggio e di avventura dell'antico Egitto, a cura di M. C. Betrò, 1990) 59-73.

Hamath

ANET 655-656; COS 2.35:155; DBSup 8, 900-902; GC 503-504.576; Lemaire 172-175; Nissinen 203-207 (C. L. Seow); RTAT 247-250 (ital. 295-299); Testa 134; TUAT 1:626-628.

Deir ‘Allā

COS 2.27:140-145; Lemaire 188-193; Nissinen 207-212 (C. L. Seow); TUAT 2:138-148.