Mesopotamian Chronicles - Literature

The Assyrian and Babylonian chronicles are historiographical texts from ancient Mesopotamia. Although they contain references to the earliest times, they deal especially with the second half of the second and the entire first millennium down to the first century BCE (cf. this table).


ABC Grayson, A.K. 1975, Assyrian and Babylonian Chronicles, Locust Valley
AHw Von Soden, W. 1965, 1972, 1981, Akkadisches Handwörterbuch I-III. Wiesbaden.
ANET Pritchard, J.B. ed. 1969, Ancient Near Eastern Texts relating to the Old Testament (3rd revised edition). Princeton NJ
ABZ Borger, R. 1978, Assyrisch-babylonische Zeichenliste (AOAT 33) (Neukirchen-Vluyn)
CAD Oppenheim, A.L. et al. edd., 1956,The Assyrian Dictionary of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago. Chicago.
MSL B. Landsberger, M. Civil, et al. edd. Materialien zum Sumerischen Lexikon; Materials for the Sumerian Lexicon. Rome 1937ff.
MZ Borger, R. 2003, Mesopotamisches Zeichenlexikon (AOAT 305) (Münster)