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The Society of Biblical Literature is the oldest and largest international scholarly membership organization in the field of biblical studies. Founded in 1880, the Society has grown to over 8,500 international members including teachers, students, religious leaders and individuals from all walks of life who share a mutual interest in the critical investigation of the Bible.
Writings from the Ancient World
Volumes in Writings from the Ancient World provide teachers, literary critics, historians, general readers, and students direct access to key ancient Near Eastern writings that date from the beginning of the Sumerian civilization to the age of Alexander the Great. Volumes typically offer historical and literary background to the writings, the original text and English translation, explanatory or textual notes, and a bibliography.
 
The SBL Press WAW editorial board is led by series editor Theodore J. Lewis (John Hopkins University), and includes the following members:
 
Daniel Fleming, New York University
Martti Nissinen, University of Helsinki
William M. Schniedewind, University of California-Los Angeles
Mark S. Smith, New York University
Emily Teeter, The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago
Terry Wilfong, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
Theo P. J. van den Hout, University of Chicago

 
For more information about publishing a book in this series, contact Theodore J. Lewis.

For a complete list of titles available in this series and a PDF form for establishing a standing order, click here.
 
Neo-Babylonian Trial Records
by Shalom E. Holtz, 2013, SBLWAW 35
 Paperback
 Hardcover
Wisdom from the Late Bronze Age
by Yoram Cohen, 2013, SBLWAW 34
 Paperback
 Hardcover
The Great Name: Ancient Egyptian Royal Titulary
by Ronald J. Leprohon, 2013, SBLWAW 33
 Paperback
 Hardcover
Iron Age Hieroglyphic Luwian Inscriptions
by Annick Payne, 2012, SBLWAW 29
 Paperback  Hardcover
The Ahhiyawa Texts
by Gary M. Beckman, Trevor R. Bryce, and Eric H. Cline, 2011, SBLWAW 28
 Paperback
Biographical Texts from Ramessid Egypt
by Elizabeth Frood, 2007, SBLWAW 26
 Paperback
Ancient Egyptian Pyramid Texts
by James P. Allen, 2005, SBLWAW 23
Paperback
The Libyan Anarchy: Inscriptions from Egypt’s Third Intermediate Period
by Robert K. Ritner, 2009, SBLWAW 21
Paperback
Epics of Sumerian Kings: The Matter of Aratta
by Herman Vanstiphout, 2003, SBLWAW 20
Mesopotamian Chronicles
by Jean-Jacques Glassner, 2004, SBLWAW 19
Paperback
Nuzi Texts and Their Uses as Historical Evidence
by Maynard Paul Maidman, 2010, SBLWAW 18
Paperback
Texts from the Pyramid Age
by Nigel C. Strudwick, 2005, SBLWAW 16
Paperback
Letters from the Hittite Kingdom
by Harry A. Hoffner Jr., 2009, SBLWAW 15
Paperback
Ancient Aramaic and Hebrew Letters, 2nd ed.
by James M. Lindenberger, 2003, SBLWAW 14
Paperback
Prophets and Prophecy in the Ancient Near East
by Marti Nissinen, with C. L. Seow and Robert K. Ritner, 2003, SBLWAW 12
Paperback
Hittite Prayers
by Itamar Singer, 2002, SBLWAW 11
Paperback
Ritual and Cult at Ugarit
by Dennis Pardee, 2002, SBLWAW 10
Paperback
Ugaritic Narrative Poetry
by Simon B. Parker, 1997, SBLWAW 9
Paperback
Hymns, Prayers and Songs: An Anthology of Ancient Egyptian Lyric Poetry
by John L. Foster, 1995, SBLWAW 8
Paperback
Hittite Diplomatic Texts, 2nd ed.
by Gary M. Beckman, 1996, SBLWAW 7
Paperback
Law Collections from Mesopotamia and Asia Minor, 2nd ed.
by Martha T. Roth, 1997, SBLWAW 6
Paperback
Texts from the Amarna Period in Egypt
by William J. Murnane, 1995, SBLWAW 5
Paperback
Letters from Early Mesopotamia
by Piotr Michalowski, 1993, SBLWAW 3
Paperback
Hittite Myths, 2nd ed.
by Harry A. Hoffner, 1998, SBLWAW 2
Paperback
Letters from Ancient Egypt
by Edward F. Wente, 1990, SBLWAW 1
Paperback
Gaps in the numbering of volumes in the series indicate that a title is out of print or has been accepted for publication but not yet published.
 
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