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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 (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, F. and Shehata, D. and Wiener, O., (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 and Pongratz-Leisten, Beate (2016) '“Incantation, Incantations. II. Ancient Near East and Hebrew Bible/Old Testament.”.' In: Encyclopedia of the Bible and its Reception. Berlin: De Gruyter, pp. 1038-1043.

Mirelman, Sam (2016) 'Tierkapelle.' In: Reallexikon der Assyriologie und vorderasiatische Archäologie, Vol. 14. Berlin: De Gruyter, pp. 8-9.

Mirelman, Sam (2014) 'The Ala-instrument: its identification and role.' In: Maurey, Y. and 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

Gabbay, Uri and 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 (2020) 'Lament and ritual weeping in the “negative confession” of the Babylonian Akītu festival.' Journal of Ancient Near Eastern Religions. (Forthcoming)

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 breves 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 (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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