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Texts from the Amarna Period in Egypt by William J. Murnane5
Ritual and Cult at Ugarit (Writings from the Ancient World) by Dennis Pardee10
Hittite Prayers by Itamar Singer11
Ancient Aramaic and Hebrew Letters (Writings from the Ancient World, No. 14) by James M. Lindenberger14
Texts from the Pyramid Age (Writings from the Ancient World) by Nigel Strudwick16
Nuzi texts and their uses as historical evidence by M. P. Maidman18
Epics of Sumerian Kings: The Matter of Aratta (Writings from the Ancient World) by H. L. J. Vanstiphout20
The Libyan anarchy : inscriptions from Egypt's Third Intermediate Period by Robert K. Ritner21
Biographical Texts from Ramessid Egypt by Elizabeth Frood26
Royal Hittite instructions and related administrative texts by Jared L. Miller31
The great name : ancient Egyptian royal titulary by Ronald J. Leprohon33
Wisdom from the late Bronze Age by Yoram Cohen34
Neo-Babylonian trial records by Shalom E. Holtz35

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Recommendations

  1. Mesopotamian Chronicles (Writings from the Ancient World) (Writings from the Ancient World) by Jean-Jacques Glassner (1993)
  2. Prophets and Prophecy in the Ancient Near East (Writings from the Ancient World) (Writings from the Ancient World) by Martti Nissinen (2003)
  3. Hymns, Prayers and Songs: An Anthology of Ancient Egyptian Lyric Poetry by John L. Foster (1995)
  4. The Ancient Egyptian Pyramid Texts by Raymond Oliver Faulkner (1969)
  5. Beyond Babel: A Handbook for Biblical Hebrew and Related Languages (Resources for Biblical Study) by John Kaltner (2002)
  6. Ugaritic Narrative Poetry by Simon B. Parker (1997)
  7. Ancient Records of Egypt: The First Through the Seventeenth Dynasties, Vol. 1 by James Henry Breasted (1988)
  8. Nefertiti Lived Here by Mary Chubb (1954)
  9. Letters from Ancient Egypt. Society of Biblical Literature Writing from the Ancient World Series Volume 1 by Edward Frank Wente (1990)
  10. Ancient Near Eastern Texts Relating to the Old Testament by James B. Pritchard (1950)
  11. Letters from Early Mesopotamia by Piotr Michalowski (1993)
  12. Canaanite Myth and Hebrew Epic: Essays in the History of the Religion of Israel by Frank Moore Cross (1973)
  13. Hittite Myths by Harry A. Hoffner (1990)
  14. The Ancient Near East (2 Vol. Set) From c. 3000 B.C. to c. 330 B.C. by Amelie Kuhrt (1995)
  15. The Royal God: Enthronement Festivals in Ancient Israel and Ugarit? (Journal for the Study of the Old Testament Supplement) by Allan Rosengren Petersen (1998)

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