Publications by Michael Jursa

List of Publications

All Publications by Univ.-Prof. Dr. Michael Jursa


Jursa, M. (2024). Names of Officials ('Beamtennamen'). In C. Waerzeggers, & M. Gross (Eds.), Personal Names in Cuneiform Texts from Babylonia (c. 750–100 BCE) (pp. 81-92). Cambridge University Press.


Jursa, M., & Cauchi, R. (Accepted/In press). City, Temple and Palace Gates in Iron Age Babylonia. In L. Cousin, L. Quillien, & M. Ramez (Eds.), Material Culture of Babylonia and Beyond: Craft, Religion and Daily Life Peeters Publishers. Orientalia Lovaniensia Analecta

Jursa, M. (2023). The Neo-Babylonian Empire. In K. Radner, N. Möller, & D. Potts (Eds.), The Oxford History of the Ancient Near East: Volume V: The Age of Persia (Vol. V, pp. 91-173). Oxford University Press.

Jursa, M., & Sandowicz, M. (2023). 'We shall hear their case.’ Neo-Babylonian letters from judges. In L’empreinte des empires au Proche-Orient ancien: Volume d’hommage offert à Francis Joannès (pp. 232-251 ). Archaeopress. Études Mésopotamiennes - Mesopotamian Studies No. 3



Jursa, M. (2021). Babylonian Sources. In B. Jacobs, & R. Rollinger (Eds.), A Companion to the Achaemenid Persian Empire I (pp. 101-116). WILEY-BLACKWELL PUBLISHING, INC.

Jursa, M. (2021). Gift, bribe and the remuneration of officials in Late Babylonian sources. In U. Gabbay, & S. Gordin (Eds.), Individuals and Institutions in the Ancient Near East: A Tribute to Ran Zadok (pp. 146-159). Walter de Gruyter.

Jursa, M., & Tost, S. (2021). Greek and Roman slaving in comparative ancient perspective: the state and dependent labour. In S. Hodkinson, M. Kleijwegt, & K. Vlassopoulos (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Greek and Roman Slaveries Oxford University Press.

Jursa, M. (2021). The Arshama corpus through the lens of Babylonian epistolography. In Aršāma and his World: The Bodleian Letters in Context, Volume III Oxford University Press.


Debourse, C., & Jursa, M. (2020). Late Babylonian Priestly Literature from Babylon. In P. Dubovksy, & F. Giuntoli (Eds.), Stones, Tablets, and Scrolls: Periods of the Formation of the Bible (pp. 253-281). Mohr Siebeck.

Jursa, M. (2020). Agriculture in Bronze Age Mesopotamia. In D. Hollander, & T. Howe (Eds.), A Companion to Ancient Agriculture: Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World (pp. 151-172). WILEY-BLACKWELL PUBLISHING, INC.

Jursa, M. (2020). Wooing the Victor with Words: Babylonian Priestly Literature as a Response to the Macedonian Conquest. In K. Trampedach, & A. Meeus (Eds.), The Legitimation of Conquest. Monarchical Representation and the Art of Government in the Empire of Alexander the Great (pp. 166-177). Franz Steiner Verlag. Studies in Ancient Monarchy Vol. 7


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