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    ABUSCH, TZVI. The Anti-witchcraft Series Maqlu: A Student Edition and Selected Commentary. State Archives of Assyria Cuneiform Texts, vol. 11. Helsinki: The Neo-Assyrian Text Corpus Project, 2015. Pp. xl + 213. $69 (paper). [Distributed by Eisenbrauns, Winona Lake, IN]

    __, and DANIEL SCHWEMER, with MIKKO LUUKKO and GRETA VAN BUYLAERE. Corpus of Mesopotamian Anti-Witchcraft Rituals. Ancient Magic and Divination, vol. 8/2. Pp. xvii + 533, 103 plts. Leiden: Brill, 2016. $263.

    ALLEN, SPENCER L. The Splintered Divine: A Study of Istar, Baal, and Yahweh. Divine Names and Divine Multiplicity in the Ancient Near East. Studies in Ancient Near Eastern Records, vol. 5. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 2015. Pp. xiii + 457. [euro]102.76.

    AMSTUTZ, H.; A. DORN; M. MULLER; M. RONSDORF; and S. Uuas, eds. Fuzzy Boundaries: Festschrift fur Antonio Loprieno. 2 vols. Hamburg: Widmaier Verlag, 2015. Pp. xiii + 979, illus.

    ANNUS, AMAR. The Overturned Boat: Intertextuality of the Adapa Myth and Exorcist Literature. State Archives of Assyria Studies, vol. 24. Helsinki: The Neo-Assyrian Text Corpus Project, 2016. Pp. xii + 144. $59 (paper).

    ARMOUR, RICHARD A. Gods and Myths of Ancient Egypt, 2nd ed. Cairo: The American University in Cairo Press, 2016. Pp. x + 207, illus. $18.95 (paper). [Distributed by Oxford Univ. Press]

    BARTA, HEINZ; MARTIN LANG; and ROBERT ROLLINGER, eds. Prozessrecht und Eid: Recht und Rechtsfindung in antiken Kulturen, Teil 1. Philippika, vol. 86,1. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2015. Pp. xiii + 240. [euro]56 (paper).

    BIERBRIER, MORRIS. The Tomb-Builders of the Pharaohs. Cairo: The American University in Cairo Press, 2016. Pp. 160, illus. $14.95 (paper). [Distributed by Oxford Univ. Press]

    BLONDELL, RUBY. Helen of Troy: Beauty, Myth, Devastation. New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2015. Pp. xvii + 289, illus. $24.95 (paper).

    BODINE, WALTER R. How Mesopotamian Scribes Learned to Write Legal Documents: A Study of the Sumerian Model Contracts in the Babylonian Collection at Yale University. Lewiston, ME: The Edwin Mellen Press, 2014. Pp. viii + 281, 26 plts. $179.95 (paper).

    BUDKA, JULIA; FRANK KAMMERZELL; and SLAWOMIR RZEPKA, eds. Non-Textual Marking Systems in Ancient Egypt (and Elsewhere). Lingua Aegyptia, Studia Monographica, vol. 16. Hamburg: Widmaier Verlag, 2015. Pp. x + 322, illus. [euro]59.

    BURTEA, BOGDAN. "Die Geheimnisse der Vorvater": Edition, Ubersetzung und Kommentierung einer esoterischen mandaischen Handschrift aus der Bodleian Library Oxford. Mandaistische Forschungen, vol. 5. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2015. Pp. 153, illus. [euro]49.

    BUTTS, AARON MICHAEL. Language Change in the Wake of Empire: Syriac in Its Greco-Roman Context. Linguistic Studies in Ancient West Semitic, vol. 11. Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2016. Pp. xvii + 292. $59.50.

    CHAPOUTOT, JOHANN. Greeks, Romans, Germans: How the Nazis Usurped Europe's Classical Past. Tr. Richard R. Nybakken. Oakland: Univ. of California Press, 2016. Pp. ii + 473. $29.95 (paper).

    COBBING, FELICITY, and DAVID M. JACOBSEN. Distant Views of the Holy Land. Bristol, CT: Equinox, 2015. Pp. vi + 321, illus. $200. [Distributed by ISD, Bristol, CT]

    COLLINS, JOHN J. Apocalypse, Prophecy, and Pseudepigraphy: On Jewish Apocalyptic Literature. Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2015. Pp. x + 389. $34 (paper).

    __, The Apocalyptic Imagination: An Introduction to Jewish Apocalyptic Literature. 3rd ed. Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2016. Pp. xiv + 442. $38 (paper).

    __, T. M. LEMOS; and SAUL M. OVLYAN, eds. Worship, Women, and War: Essays in Honor of Susan Niditch. Brown Judaic Studies, vol. 357. Providence: Brown Judaic Studies, 2015. Pp. xvi + 320. $59.95. [Distributed by Society of Biblical Literature, Atlanta]

    COPPINS, FILIP; JIRI JANAK; and HANA VYMAZALOVA, eds. Royal versus Divine Authority: 7th Symposium on Egyptian Royal Ideology. Konigtum, Staat und Gesellschaft fruher Hochkulturen, vol. 4,4. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2015. Pp. 358, illus. [euro]84 (paper).

    DE LOOIJER, GWYNNED. The Qumran Paradigm: A Critical Evaluation of Some Foundational Hypotheses in the Construction of the Qumran Sect. Early Judaism and Its Literature, vol. 43. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2015. Pp. xviii + 297. $37.95 (paper).

    DEVECCHI, ELENA. Trattati internationali ittiti. Testi del Vicino Oriente antico, vol. 4.4. Brescia: Paideia Editrice, 2015. Pp. 317. [euro]36 (paper).

    DOAK, BRIAN R. Phoenician Aniconism in Its Mediterranean and Ancient Near Eastern Contexts. Archaeology and Biblical Studies, vol. 21. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2015. Pp. xxi + 182, illus. $27.95 (paper).

    DODSON, AIDAN. Monarchs of the Nile. New Revised Edition. Cairo: The American University in Cairo Press, 2015. Pp. xviii + 230, illus. $19.95 (paper). [Distributed by Oxford Univ. Press]

    __, Poisoned Legacy: The Fall of the Nineteenth Egyptian Dynasty. Cairo: The American University in Cairo Press, 2016. Pp. xxvi + 196, illus. $19.95 (paper). [Distributed by Oxford Univ. Press]

    DONBAZ, VEYSEL. Middle Assyrian Texts from Assur at the Eski Sark Eserleri Muzesi in Istanbul. Wissenschaftliche Veroffentlichungen der Deutschen Orient-Gesellschaft, vol. 146. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2016. Pp. ix + 26, 74 plts. [euro]58.

    DORN, ANDREAS. Elephantine XXXI: Kisten und Schreine im Festzug. Hinweise auf postume Kulte fur hohe Beamte aus einem Depot von Kult- und anderen Gegenstanden des ausgehenden 3. Jahrtausends v. Chr. Deutsches Archaologisches Institut, Abteilung Kairo, Archaologische Veroffentlichungen, vol. 117. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2015. Pp. 268, 16 plts. [euro]98.

    DUNN, JAMES D. G. Neither Jew nor Greek: A Contested Identity. Christianity in the Making, vol. 3. Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2015. Pp. xiv + 946. $60.

    DURAND, JEAN-MARIE; LIONEL MARTI; and THOMAS ROMER, eds. Coleres et repentirs divins. Orbis Biblicus et Orientalis, vol. 278. Fribourg: Academic-Press, 2015. Pp. x + 393, illus. FS 112.

    EDZARD, LUTZ, ed. The Morpho-Syntactic and Lexical Encoding of Tense and Aspect in Semitic: Proceedings of the Erlangen Workshop on April 16, 2014. Deutsche Morgenlandische Gesellschaft, Abhandlungen fur die Kunde des Morgenlandes, vol. 104. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2016. Pp. 242. [euro]58 (paper).

    ESPAK, PEETER. The God Enki in Sumerian Royal Ideology and Mythology. Philippika, vol. 87. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2015. Pp. xviii + 235. [euro]52 (paper).

    FANTAR, MOHAMED HASSINE; MAURICE SZNYCER; and FRANCOIS BRON. Steles a inscriptions neopuniques de Maktar, vol. 1. Memoires de l'Academie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres, vol. 51. Paris: Academie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres, 2015.

    FINK, SEBASTIAN. Benjamin Whorf, die Sumerer und der Einfluss der Sprache auf das Denken. Philippika, vol. 70. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag. 2015. Pp. xii + 209. [euro]48 (paper).

    FITZPATRICK-MCKINLEY, ANNE, ed. Assessing Biblical and Classical Sources for the Reconstruction of Persian Influence, History and Culture. Classica et Orientalia, vol. 10. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2015. Pp. 216. [euro]52 (paper).

    FREYBERGER, K. S.; CH. ERTEL; K. TACKE; and H. HATOUM. Kanatha von hellenistischer bis spatantiker Zeit, vol. 1: Die Heiligtumer. Damaszener Forschungen, vol. 16. Darmstadt: Philipp von Zabern, 2015. Pp. xiv + 375, 91 pits, plans. [euro]79.90.

    GABBAY, URI. The Ersema Prayers of the First Millennium BC. Heidelberger Emesal-Studien, vol. 2. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2015. Pp. xv + 375, 30 plts. [euro]89.

    GANE, ROY E., and ADA TAGGAR-COHEN, eds. Current Issues in Priestly and Related Literature: The Legacy of Jacob Milgrom and Beyond. SBL Resources for Biblical Study, vol. 82. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2015. Pp. xxiv + 523. $69.95 (paper).

    GILAN, AMIR. Formen und Inhalte althethitischer historischer Literatur. Texte der Hethiter, vol. 29. Heidelberg: Universitatsverlag Winter. Pp. xii + 404. [euro]45 (paper).

    GREENBAUM, DORIAN GIESELER. The Daimon in Hellenistic Astrology: Origins and Influence. Ancient Magic and Divination, vol. 11. Pp. xxiv + 573, illus. Leiden: Brill, 2016. $241.

    HAWASS, ZAHI, and SAHAR N. SALEEM. Scanning the Pharaohs: CT Imaging of the New Kingdom Royal Mummies. Cairo: The American University in Cairo Press, 2016. Pp. xviii + 318, illus. $59.95.

    HAYS, CHRISTOPHER B. A Covenant with Death: Death in the Iron Age II and Its Rhetorical Uses in Protolsaiah. Grand Rapids, MI: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2015. Pp. xx + 445. $50 (paper).

    HUTTON, JEREMY M., and AARON D. RUBIN, eds. Epigraphy, Philology, & the Hebrew Bible: Methodological Perspectives on Philological & Comparative Study of the Hebrew Bible in Honor of Jo Ann Hackett. Ancient Near East Monographs, vol. 12. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2015. Pp. xiii + 393, illus. $49.95 (paper).

    IKRAM, SALIMA, ed. Divine Creatures: Animal Mummies in Ancient Egypt. Cairo: The American University in Cairo Press, 2015. Pp. xxi + 274, illus. $24.95 (paper).

    JAMEN, FRANCE. Le Cercueil de Padikhonsou au Musee des Beaux-Arts de Lyon (XXI (e) dynastie). Studien zu Altagyptischen Totentexten, vol. 20. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2016. Pp. xii + 239, plts. [euro]89.

    JANSSEN, URSULA. Gesellschaften im Wandel: Funerarer Aufwand und soziale Wirklichkeit im fruhstaatlichen Mesopotamien und Agypten anhand von Grabbefunden aus Ur und Kafr Tarkhan. Schriften zur Vorderasiatischen Archaologie, vol. 10. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2015. Pp. 308, illus. [euro]98.

    JAQUES, MARGARET. Mon dieu qu'ai-je faith Les digirsa-dab (5)-ba et la piete privee en Mesopotamie. Orbis Biblicus et Orientalis, vol. 273. Fribourg: Academic Press, 2015. Pp. xiii + 463,6 plts. FS 141.

    JOVANOVIC, LJUBICA. The Joseph of Genesis as Hellenistic Scientist. Hebrew Bible Monographs, vol. 48. Sheffield, UK: Sheffield Phoenix Press, 2013. Pp. xvii + 327. $ 120. [Distributed by Society of Biblical...

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