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Edited Book or Journal Volume

Mirelman, Sam, ed. (2010) The Historiography of Music in Global Perspective. Piscataway, NJ: Gorgias Press.

Book Chapters

Mirelman, Sam (2021) 'Mesopotamian Ritual Laments, “Music Therapy,” and the Role of Song in the Conception of the Deity.' In: Eichmann, Ricardo and Shehata, Dahlia, (eds.), Music Beyond Cultural Borders. 33rd Deutscher Orientalistentag. Jena, 19–20 September, 2017. Rahden/Westfalen: Marie Leidorf, pp. 129-135. (Studien zur Musikarchäologie XII/Orient-Archäologie 43)

Mirelman, Sam (2021) 'Lament, Spectacle, and Emotion in a Ritual for Ishtar.' In: Costello, Sarah, Foster, Karen and Stein, Diana, (eds.), The Routledge Companion to Ecstatic Experience in the Ancient World. Abingdon: Routledge, pp. 211-228.

Mirelman, Sam (2021) 'Public Lamentation in Ancient Mesopotamia.' In: Edelman, Diana and Hezser, Catherine, (eds.), The Use and Dissemination of Religious Knowledge in Antiquity. Sheffield: Equinox, pp. 36-57.

Mirelman, Sam (2020) 'Tradition and Innovation in Mesopotamian Textuality During the First Millennium BCE: The Case of Balaĝ and Eršema Prayers.' In: Sommerfeld, Walter, (ed.), Proceedings of the 63rd Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale: Dealing with Antiquity – Past, Present, and Future. Marburg, 24–28 July, 2017. Münster: Ugarit, pp. 295-321. (Alter Orient und Altes Testament 460)

Mirelman, Sam (2020) 'Performative aspects of litanies in Sumerian liturgical prayers, according to selected late manuscripts.' In: Sadowski, W. and Marsciani, F., (eds.), Litany in the Arts and Cultures. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 71-88. (Studia Traditionis Theologiae 36)

Mirelman, Sam and Gabbay, Uri (2020) '“Skipped Lines” (MU.MEŠ GU4.UD.MEŠ) in Balaĝ and Eršema Prayers.' In: Baldwin, Jessica and Matuszak, Jana, (eds.), mu-zu an-za3-še3 kur-ur2-še3 ḫe2-ĝal2. Altorientalistische Studien zu Ehren von Konrad Volk. Münster: Zaphon, pp. 87-116. (dubsar 17)

Mirelman, Sam (2019) 'Mesopotamische Tonsysteme und Tonschriften.' In: Leitmeir, Florian, Shehata, Dahlia and Wiener, Oliver, (eds.), MUS-IC-ON! Klang und Archäologie vergangener Musikkulturen. Begleitband zur Ausstellung im Martin von Wagner Museum der Universität Würzburg 10. Dezember 2019 bis 12. Juli 2020. Würzburg: Würzburg University Press, pp. 83-90.

Mirelman, Sam (2018) 'Mesopotamian Magic in Text and Performance.' In: Panayotov, Strahil V. and Vacín, Luděk, (eds.), Mesopotamian Medicine and Magic. Studies in Honor of Markham J. Geller. Leiden; Boston, MA: Brill, pp. 343-378. (Ancient Magic and Divination, no. 14)

Mirelman, Sam (2016) 'Tierkapelle.' In: Ebeling, Erich and Weidner, Ernst F., (eds.), Reallexikon der Assyriologie und vorderasiatische Archäologie, Vol. 14: Tiergefäß-Waša/ezzil(i). Berlin: De Gruyter, pp. 8-9.

Mirelman, Sam and Pongratz-Leisten, Beate (2016) 'Incantation, Incantations. II. Ancient Near East and Hebrew Bible/Old Testament.' In: Furey, Constance M., (ed.), Encyclopedia of the Bible and its Reception. Berlin: De Gruyter, pp. 1038-1043.

Mirelman, Sam (2014) 'The Ala-instrument: its identification and role.' In: Maurey, Y., Seroussi, E. and Westenholz, J. G., (eds.), Ancient Music in the Near East and Mediterranean Worlds. Jerusalem: Magnes Press, pp. 148-171.

Mirelman, Sam and Kilmer, Anne Draffkorn (2013) 'Mesopotamia.' In: Grove Music Online. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Mirelman, Sam (2010) 'The False Decipherment of Cuneiform ‘Notation’ in the Early Twentieth Century.' In: Mirelman, Sam, (ed.), The Historiography of Music in Global Perspective. Piscataway, NJ: Gorgias Press, pp. 135-144.

Mirelman, Sam (2010) 'The Definition of ‘Music’ in Music Archaeology: the Contribution of Historical Ethnomusicology.' In: Eichmann, Ricardo and Koch, Lars-Christian, (eds.), Studien zur Musikarchäologie VII. Rahden/Westfalen: Marie Leidorf Verlag, pp. 115-118.

Mirelman, Sam (2010) 'Performative Indications in Late Babylonian Texts.' In: Pruzsinszky, Regine and Shehata, Dahlia, (eds.), Musicians and the Tradition of Literature in the Ancient Near East. Vienna: LIT Verlag, pp. 241-264. (Wiener Offene Orientalistik 8)

Journal Article

Mirelman, Sam (2021) 'Lament and ritual weeping in the "negative confession" of the Babylonian Akītu festival.' Journal of Ancient Near Eastern Religions, 21. pp. 42-74.

Gabbay, Uri, Mirelman, Sam and Reid, Nicholas (2020) 'A Literary Topos of Abundance: Two Emesal Prayers to Enki.' Zeitschrift für Assyriologie und vorderasiatische Archäologie, 110 (1). pp. 25-36.

Mirelman, Sam (2017) 'A New Manuscript of Lugal-e, Tablet IV.' IRAQ, 79. pp. 155-162.

Gabbay, Uri and Mirelman, Sam (2017) 'Text and Performance: Tayyartu, "Repetition," in a Mīs Pî-type incantation and an Emesal prayer.' Zeitschrift für Assyriologie und vorderasiatische Archäologie, 107 (1). pp. 22-34.

Mirelman, Sam (2015) 'Birds, Balaĝs and Snakes (K.4206+).' Journal of Cuneiform Studies, 67. pp. 169-186.

Mirelman, Sam (2013) 'Tuning Procedures in Ancient Iraq.' Analytical Approaches to World Music, 2 (2). pp. 43-56.

Gabbay, Uri and Mirelman, Sam (2011) 'Two Summary Tablets of Balag Compositions with Performative Indications from Late-Babylonian Ur.' Zeitschrift für Assyriologie und vorderasiatische Archäologie, 101 (2). pp. 274-293.

Mirelman, Sam and Sallaberger, Walther (2010) 'The Performance of a Sumerian Wedding Song, CT 58, 12.' Zeitschrift für Assyriologie und vorderasiatische Archäologie, 100 (2). pp. 177-196.

Mirelman, Sam (2010) 'Drum Construction in the lilissu Ritual.' Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brèves et Utilitaires, 2010/2 (43). pp. 50-51.

Mirelman, Sam (2010) 'A New Fragment of Music Theory from Ancient Iraq.' Archiv für Musikwissenschaft, 67. pp. 45-51.

Mirelman, Sam (2010) 'The gala Musician Dada and the si-im Instrument.' Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brèves et Utilitaires, 2010/2 (33). pp. 40-41.

Mirelman, Sam (2009) 'New Developments in the Social History of Music and Musicians in Ancient Iraq, Syria and Turkey.' Yearbook for Traditional Music, 41. pp. 12-22.

Mirelman, Sam and Krispijn, Theo J. H. (2009) 'The Old Babylonian Tuning Text UET VI/3 899.' IRAQ, 71. pp. 43-52.

Mirelman, Sam (2008) 'Tuḫru-Achilles’ Tendon?' Nouvelles assyriologiques breves et utilitaires, 2008/4 (65). pp. 89-90.

Book Reviews

Mirelman, Sam (2022) 'Review of K. Maiwald, Mesopotamische Schöpfungstexte in Ritualen: Methodik und Fallstudien zur situativen Verortung. Mythological Studies, vol. 3. (Berlin: De Gruyter, 2021).' Journal of Near Eastern Studies, 81 (1). pp. 197-200.

Mirelman, Sam (2021) 'Review of Kaira Boddy: The Composition and Tradition of Erimḫuš (Boston: Brill, 2021).' Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, 84 (2). pp. 380-382.

Mirelman, Sam (2020) 'Review of C. Jay Crisostomo, Translation as Scholarship: Language, Writing, and Bilingual Education in Ancient Babylonia (Boston/Berlin: De Gruyter, 2019).' Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, 83 (1). pp. 127-128.

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