Biblical Bibliographies
Charles Conroy [www.cjconroy.net]



The Neo-Babylonian (Exilic) Period
Historical Reconstructions and Biblical Presentations



[see also:  Histories of ancient Israel; Jerusalem up to its Fall to the Babylonians; Judeans in Babylonia; Judeans in Egypt; Palestinian archaeology]


The bibliography is divided into six sections as follows:

I.    Neo-Babylonian sources

Cogan, M., Bound for Exile: Israelites and Judeans Under Imperial Yoke: Documents from Assyria and Babylonia (Carta Handbook; Jerusalem: Carta, 2013).

Da Riva, R., The Neo-Babylonian Royal Inscriptions: An Introduction (Guides to the Mesopotamian Textual Record, 4; Münster: Ugarit-Verlag, 2008).

Da Riva, R., The Inscriptions of Nabopolassar, Amēl-Marduk and Neriglissar (Studies in Ancient Near Eastern Records, 3; Berlin: De Gruyter, 2013).

Heller, A., Das Babylonien der Spätzeit (7.-4. Jh.) in den klassischen und keilschriftlichen Quellen (Oikumene 7; Berlin: Verlag Antike, 2010).

Schaudig, H., Die Inschriften Nabonids von Babylon und Kyros' des Großen: samt den in ihrem Umfeld entstandenen Tendenzschriften (AOAT 256; Münster: Ugarit-Verlag, 2001).

Weiershäuser, F. – J. Novotny, The Royal Inscriptions of Amēl-Marduk (561-560 BC), Neriglissar (559-556 BC), and Nabonidus (555-539 BC), Kings of Babylon (Royal Inscriptions of the Neo-Babylonian Empire, 2; University Park, PA: Eisenbrauns – Penn State University Press, 2020). [see the Online Resources below for further information about the RINBE series]

II.    Overviews of the period (encyclopedia articles and the like)

Baker, H. D., "The Neo-Babylonian Empire", in D. T. Potts (ed.), A Companion to the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East (Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World. Literature and Culture; Chichester, UK & Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2012) II 914-930.

Becking, B., et al., "Exile", EBR 8 (2014) 388-421. Details: I. Hebrew Bible / Old Testament (B. Becking) 388-391; II. New Testament (C. R. Koester) 391-393; III. Judaism: A. Second Temple and Hellenistic Judaism (B. Wold) 393-396; B. Rabbinic Judaism (G. Porten) 397-398; C. Medieval Judaism (A. Gross) 398-403; D. Modern Judaism (A. Cohen) 403-405; IV. Christianity (V. von der Osten-Sacken) 405-407; V. Islam (D. Thomas) 407-408; VI. Other religions (E. J. Harris) 408-409; VII. Literature (M. Brummitt) 410-412; VIII. Music (S. R. Havsteen) 412-420; IX. Film (S. Gravett) 420-421.

Becking, B., "Destruction and the Exile: Israel and the Babylonian Empire", in J. Ebeling – J. E. Wright – M. Elliott – P. V. M. Flesher (eds.), The Old Testament in Archaeology and History (Waco, TX: Baylor University Press, 2017) 505-527.

Carter, C. E., "(Re)Defining 'Israel': The Legacy of the Neo-Babylonian and Persian Periods", in S. Niditch (ed.), The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Ancient Israel (Wiley Blackwell Companions to Religion; Malden, MA: Wiley Blackwell, 2016) 215-240.

Machinist, P., "Palestine, Administration of: 1. Assyrian and Babylonian Administration", ABD V (1992) 69-81.

Middlemas, J., "Prophecy and Diaspora", in C. J. Sharp (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of the Prophets (Oxford Handbooks; Oxford & New York: Oxford University Press, 2016) 37-54.

Zorn, J. R., "The Levant during the Babylonian Period", in M. L. Steiner – A. E. Killebrew (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of the Archaeology of the Levant, c. 8000–332 BCE (Oxford Handbooks; Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014) 825-840.

III.    Multi-author volumes

Ahn, J. J. – J. Middlemas (eds.), By the Irrigation Canals of Babylon: Approaches to the Study of Exile (LHB/OTS 526; London – New York: T & T Clark, 2012).

Ahn, J. J. – M. Leuchter (eds.), The Prophets Speak on Forced Migrations: Exile in Major and Minor Cadence (LHB/OTS 557; London – New York: T & T Clark, 2012).

Becking, B. – A. Cannegieter – W. van de Poll – A.-M. Wetter, From Babylon to Eternity: The Exile Remembered and Constructed in Text and Tradition (London: Equinox, 2009).

Ben Zvi, E. – C. Levin (eds.), The Concept of Exile in Ancient Israel and Its Historical Contexts (BZAW 404; Berlin: De Gruyter, 2010).

Dubovský, P. – D. Markl – J.-P. Sonnet (eds.), The Fall of Jerusalem and the Rise of the Torah (FAT 107; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2016).

Grabbe, L. L. (ed.), Leading Captivity Captive: 'The Exile' as History and Ideology (JSOTSup 278; Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1998).

Gudme, A. K. de Hemmer – I. Hjelm (eds.), Myths of Exile: History and Metaphor in the Hebrew Bible (Copenhagen International Seminar; Abingdon, Oxon & New York: Routledge, 2015).

Kelle, B. E. – F. R. Ames – J. L. Wright (eds.), Interpreting Exile: Displacement and Deportation in Biblical and Modern Contexts (Ancient Israel and Its Literature, 10; Atlanta, GA: Society of Biblical Literature, 2011 / Leiden: Brill, 2012).

Knoppers, G. N. – L. L. Grabbe – D. N. Fulton (eds.), Exile and Restoration Revisited: Essays on the Babylonian and Persian Periods in Memory of Peter R. Ackroyd (LSTS 73; London: T & T Clark, 2009).

Lipschits, O. – J. Blenkinsopp (eds.), Judah and the Judeans in the Neo-Babylonian Period (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2003).

Scott, J. M. (ed.), Exile: Old Testament, Jewish, and Christian Conceptions (JSJSup 56; Leiden: Brill, 1997).

Stökl, J. – C. Waerzeggers (eds.), Exile and Return: The Babylonian Context (BZAW 478; Berlin: De Gruyter, 2015).

IV.    Monographs

Abate, E., La fine del regno di Sedecia (Textos y Estudios « Cardenal Cisneros » de la Biblia Políglota Matritense, 76; Madrid: Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Instituto de Filología del CSIC, Departamento de Filología Bíblica y de Oriente Antiguo, 2008).

Ahn, J. J., Exile as Forced Migrations: A Sociological, Literary, and Theological Approach on the Displacement and Resettlement of the Southern Kingdom of Judah (BZAW 417; Berlin: De Gruyter, 2011).

Albertz, R., Die Exilszeit. 6. Jahrhundert v. Chr. (Biblische Enzyklopädie, 7; Stuttgart: Kohlhammer, 2001); = Israel in Exile: The History and Literature of the Sixth Century B.C.E. (SBL Studies in Biblical Literature, 3 / SBL Biblical Encyclopedia, 5; Atlanta, GA: SBL, 2003); = Israele in esilio: storia e letteratura nel VI secolo a.C. (ISBS 42; Brescia: Paideia, 2009).

Barstad, H. M., The Myth of the Empty Land. A Study in the History and Archaeology of Judah during the "Exilic" Period (Symbolae Osloenses, Fasciculum suppletorium 28; Oslo: Scandinavian University Press, 1996). Reprinted [same main title] in H. M. Barstad, History and the Hebrew Bible. Studies in Ancient Israelite and Ancient Near Eastern Historiography (FAT 61; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2008) 90-134.

Beaulieu, P.-A., The Reign of Nabonidus, King of Babylon (556-539 BC) (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1989).

Bianchi, F., "I superstiti della deportazione sono là nella provincia" (Neemia 1,3). 1: Ricerche epigrafiche sulla storia della Giudea in età neobabilonese e achemenide (586 a. C.- 442 a. C.). 2: Ricerche storico-bibliche sulla Giudea in età neobabilonese e achemenide (586 a. C.- 442 a. C.). 2 vol. (Supplemento 76 e 82 agli Annali; Napoli: Istituto Universitario Orientale, 1993/1995).

Faust, A., Judah in the Neo-Babylonian Period: The Archaeology of Desolation (Archaeology and Biblical Studies, 18; Atlanta, GA: Society of Biblical Literature, 2012).

Halvorson-Taylor, M. A., Enduring Exile: The Metaphorization of Exile in the Hebrew Bible (VTSup 141; Leiden: Brill, 2010).

Hill, J., Constructing Exile: The Emergence of a Biblical Paradigm (Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, 2020).

Lipschits, O., The Fall and Rise of Jerusalem: Judah under Babylonian Rule (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2005).

Middlemas, J. A., The Troubles of Templeless Judah (Oxford Theological Monographs; Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005).

Middlemas, J. A., The Templeless Age: An Introduction to the History, Literature, and Theology of the Exile (Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox, 2007).

Newsome, J. D., By the Waters of Babylon. An Introduction to the History and Theology of the Exile (Atlanta, GA: John Knox, 1979; Edinburgh: Clark, 1980).

Rom-Shiloni, D., Voices from the Ruins: Theodicy and the Fall of Jerusalem in the Hebrew Bible (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2021).

Smith, D., The Religion of the Landless. The Social Context of the Babylonian Exile (Bloomington, IN: Meyer Stone, 1989; New York: Crossroad, 1990).

Smith-Christopher, D. L., A Biblical Theology of Exile (Overtures to Biblical Theology; Minneapolis, MN: Fortress, 2002).

Vanderhooft, D. S., The Neo-Babylonian Empire and Babylon in the Latter Prophets (Harvard Semitic Museum Monographs, 59; Atlanta, GA: Scholars Press, 1999).

Wilkins, L. L., The Book of Lamentations and the Social World of Judah in the Neo-Babylonian Era (Biblical Intersections, 6; Piscataway, NJ: Gorgias, 2010).

V.    Articles and chapters

Ahn, J. J., "Forced Migrations Guiding the Exile: Demarcating 597, 587, and 582 B.C.E", in J. J. Ahn – J. Middlemas (eds.), By the Irrigation Canals of Babylon: Approaches to the Study of Exile (LHB/OTS 526; London and New York: T & T Clark, 2012) 173-189.

Albertz, R., "Die Exilszeit als Ernstfall für eine historische Rekonstruktion ohne biblische Texte: die neubabylonischen Königsinschriften als 'Primärquelle'", in L. L. Grabbe (ed.), Leading Captivity Captive: 'The Exile' as History and Ideology (JSOTSup 278; Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1998) 22-39. Reprinted [same title] in R. Albertz, Geschichte und Theologie: Studien zur Exegese des Alten Testaments und zur Religionsgeschichte Israels. Edited by I. Kottsieper – J. Wöhrle (BZAW 326; Berlin: De Gruyter, 2003) 303-320. English version: "The Exilic Period as an Urgent Case for a Historical Reconstruction without the Biblical Text: The Neo-Babylonian Royal Inscriptions as a 'Primary Source'", in L. L. Grabbe (ed.), Even God Cannot Change the Past: Reflections on Seventeen Years of the European Seminar in Historical Methodology (LHB/OTS 663 – European Seminar in Historical Methodology, 11; London & New York: Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2018) 93-110.

Albertz, R., "Die Zerstörung des Jerusalem Tempels 587 v. Chr.: historische Einordnung und religionspolitische Bedeutung", in J. Hahn (ed.), Zerstörungen des Jerusalemer Tempels (WUNT 147; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2002) 23-39.

Albertz, R., "More and Less Than a Myth: Reality and Significance of Exile for the Political, Social, and Religious History of Judah", in J. J. Ahn – J. Middlemas (eds.), By the Irrigation Canals of Babylon: Approaches to the Study of Exile (LHB/OTS 526; London and New York: T & T Clark, 2012) 20-33.

Ammann, S., "Oszillationen eines Traumas: biblische Erzählungen der Eroberung Jerusalems", TZ 74 (2018) 231-278.

Barstad, H. M., "After the 'Myth of the Empty Land': Major Challenges in the study of Neo-Babylonian Judah", in O. Lipschits – J. Blenkinsopp (eds.), Judah and the Judeans in the Neo-Babylonian Period (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2003) 3-20.

Barstad, H. M., "The City State of Jerusalem in the Neo-Babylonian Empire: Evidence from the Surrounding States", in J. J. Ahn – J. Middlemas (eds.), By the Irrigation Canals of Babylon: Approaches to the Study of Exile (LHB/OTS 526; London and New York: T & T Clark, 2012) 34-48.

Barstad, H. M., "Empire! '... and Gave Him a Seat above the Seats of the Other Kings Who Were with Him in Babylon': Jeremiah 52:31-34: Fact or Fiction?", in M. Korpel – L. L. Grabbe (eds.), Open-Mindedness in the Bible and Beyond: A Volume of Studies in Honour of Bob Becking (LHB/OTS 616; London & New York: Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2015) 11-23.

Beaulieu, P.-A., "Nabonidus the Mad King: A Reconsideration of His Steles from Harran and Babylon", in M. Heinz – M. H. F. Feldman (eds.), Representations of Political Power: Case Histories from Times of Change and Dissolving Order in the Ancient Near East (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2007) 137-166.

Beaulieu, P.-A., "Judah in the Shadow of Babylon", HeBAI 9 (2020) 4-19.

Becking, B., "In Babylon: The Exile in Historical (Re)construction", in B. Becking – A. Cannegieter – W. van de Poll – A.-M. Wetter, From Babylon to Eternity: The Exile Remembered and Constructed in Text and Tradition (London: Equinox, 2009) 4-33.

Becking, B., "A Fragmented History of the Exile", in B. E. Kelle – F. R. Ames – J. L. Wright (eds.), Interpreting Exile: Interdisciplinary Studies of Displacement and Deportation in Biblical and Modern Contexts (Ancient Israel and Its Literature, 10; Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2011 / Leiden: Brill, 2012) 151-169.

Becking, B., "Destruction and the Exile: Israel and the Babylonian Empire", in J. Ebeling – J. E. Wright – M. Elliott – P. V. M. Flesher (eds.), The Old Testament in Archaeology and History (Waco, TX: Baylor University Press, 2017) 505-527.

Ben-Dov, J., "Nebuchadnezzar: Seeing Twice Double in Babylonia and the Levant", HeBAI 7 (2018) 3-16.

Ben Zvi, E., "Total Exile, Empty Land and the General Intellectual Discourse in Yehud", in E. Ben Zvi – C. Levin (eds.), The Concept of Exile in Ancient Israel and its Historical Contexts (BZAW 404; Berlin: De Gruyter, 2010) 155-168. Reprinted [same title] in E. Ben Zvi, Social Memory Among the Literati of Yehud (BZAW 509; Berlin: De Gruyter, 2019) 599-611.

Betlyon, J., "Neo-Babylonian Military Operations Other Than War in Judah and Jerusalem", in O. Lipschits – J. Blenkinsopp (eds.), Judah and the Judeans in the Neo-Babylonian Period (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2003) 263-283.

Bianchi, F., "Godolia contro Ismaele. La lotta per il potere politico in Giudea all'inizio della dominazione neobabilonese (Ger 40-41 e 2Re 25,22-26)", RivB 53 (2005) 257-275.

Bianchi, F., "Esilio e ritorno", RivB 64 (2016) 277-300.

Blenkinsopp, J., "The Judaean Priesthood during the Neo-Babylonian and Achaemenid Period", CBQ 60 (1998) 25-43.

Blenkinsopp, J., "The Bible, Archaeology and Politics; or The Empty Land Revisited", JSOT 27 (2002) 169-187.

Blenkinsopp, J., "Bethel in the Neo-Babylonian Period", in O. Lipschits – J. Blenkinsopp (eds.), Judah and the Judeans in the Neo-Babylonian Period (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2003) 93-107.

Blenkinsopp, J., "Bethel in the Neo-Babylonian and Early Achaemenid Period", in J. Blenkinsopp, Essays on Judaism in the Pre-Hellenistic Period (BZAW 495; Berlin: De Gruyter, 2017) 48-60.

Cardellini, I., "L'esilio, un normale evento storico riletto con innovativa forza ideale", in S. Graziani (ed.), Studi sul Vicino Oriente Antico dedicati alla memoria di Luigi Cagni (Istituto Universitario Orientale, Dipartimento di Studi Asiatici, Series Minor, LXI; Napoli: Istituto Universitario Orientale, 2000) 1331-1353.

Carroll, R. P., "The Myth of the Empty Land", Semeia 59 (1992) 79-93. [This was a monographic number, entitled "Ideological Criticism of Biblical Texts", edited by D. Jobling and T. Pippin.]

Carroll, R. P., "Exile! What Exile? Deportation and the Discourses of Diaspora", in L. L. Grabbe (ed.), Leading Captivity Captive: 'The Exile' as History and Ideology (JSOTSup 278 / European Seminar in Historical Methodology, 2; Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1998) 62-79.

Carter, C. E., "Ideology and Archaeology in the Neo-Babylonian period: Excavating Text and Tell", in O. Lipschits – J. Blenkinsopp (eds.), Judah and the Judeans in the Neo-Babylonian Period (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2003) 301-322.

Cazelles, H., "587 ou 586?" in C. L. Meyers – M. O'Connor (eds), The Word of the Lord Shall Go Forth. Essays in Honor of David Noel Freedman in Celebration of His Sixtieth Birthday (American Schools of Oriental Research Special Volume Series, 1; Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 1983) 427-435.

Crouch, C. L., "Before and After Exile: Involuntary Migration and Ideas of Israel", HeBAI 7 (2018) 334-358.

Edelman, D., "The Empty Land as a Motif in City Laments", in G. J. Brooke – T. Römer (eds.), Ancient and Modern Scriptural Historiography / L'historiographie biblique, ancienne et moderne (BETL 207; Leuven: Leuven University Press – Peeters, 2007) 127-149.

Farisani, E., "The Israelites in Palestine during the Babylonian Exile", OTE 21 (2008) 69-88.

Faust, A., "Judah in the Sixth Century bce: A Rural Perspective", PEQ 135 (2003) 37-53.

Faust, A., "Social and Cultural Changes in Judah during the 6th Century bce and their Implications for our Understanding of the Neo-Babylonian Period", UF 36 (2004) 157-176.

Faust, A., "Deportation and Demography in Sixth-Century B.C.E. Judah", in B. E. Kelle – F. R. Ames – J. L. Wright (eds.), Interpreting Exile: Displacement and Deportation in Biblical and Modern Contexts (Ancient Israel and Its Literature, 10; Atlanta, GA: Society of Biblical Literature, 2011 / Leiden: Brill, 2012) 91-103.

Fried, L. S., "The Land Lay Desolate: Conquest and Restoration in the Ancient Near East", in O. Lipschits – J. Blenkinsopp (eds.), Judah and the Judeans in the Neo-Babylonian Period (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2003) 21-54.

Gangloff, F., "Les données archéologiques sur Juda à la période néobabylonienne (586-538 av. J.C). Un état de la question", BABELAO 1 (2012) 137-152. (download available here)

Gaß, E., "Nebukadnezzar ante portas – Zu den babylonischen Interessen in der südlichen Levante", ZAW 128 (2016) 247-266.

Gonçalves, F. J., "El 'destierro': consideraciones históricas", EstBíb 55 (1997) 431-461.

Grabbe, L. L., "The 'Exile' under the Theodolite: Historiography as Triangulation", in L. L. Grabbe (ed.), Leading Captivity Captive: 'The Exile' as History and Ideology (JSOTSup 278 / European Seminar in Historical Methodology, 2; Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 1998) 80-100.

Grabbe, L. L., "The Reality of the Return: The Biblical Picture Versus Historical Reconstruction", in J. Stökl – C. Waerzeggers (eds.), Exile and Return: The Babylonian Context (BZAW 478; Berlin: De Gruyter, 2015) 292-307.

Guevara, M. J., "Judá y los judíos durante el periodo neo-babilonio", EstBib 77 (2019) 243-276.

Guillaume, P., "The Myth of the Edomite Threat. Arad Letters #24 and 40", in R. G. Lehmann – A. E. Zernecke (eds.), "Schrift und Sprache": Papers Read at the 10th Mainz International Colloquium on Ancient Hebrew (MICAH), Mainz, 28-30 October 2011 (KUSATU 15; Kamen: Hartmut Spenner, 2013) 97-108.

Hess, R. S., "Yahwistic Religion in the Assyrian and Babylonian Periods", in B. E. Kelle – B. A. Strawn (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of the Historical Books of the Hebrew Bible (Oxford Handbooks; Oxford & New York: Oxford University Press, 2020) 241-253.

Irsigler, H., "Exilserfahrung: existenzielle Herausforderung und Wege ihrer Bewältigung im biblischen Israel", in E. Hlawitschka (ed.), Forschungsbeiträge der Geisteswissenschaftlichen Klasse – Sudetendeutsche Akademie der Wissenschaften und Künste (Schriften der Sudetendeutschen Akademie der Wissenschaften und Künste, 32; München: Sudetendeutsche Akademie der Wissenschaften und Künste, 2012) 9-31. Reprinted [same title] in H. Irsigler, "Denk an deinen Schöpfer": Studien zum Verständnis von Gott, Mensch und Volk im Alten Testament (SBAB 60; Stuttgart: Katholisches Bibelwerk, 2015) 271-296.

Kahn, D., "Nebuchadnezzar and Egypt: An Update on the Egyptian Monuments", HeBAI 7 (2018) 65-78.

Kelle, B. E., "An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Exile", in B. E. Kelle – F. R. Ames – J. L. Wright (eds.), Interpreting Exile: Displacement and Deportation in Biblical and Modern Contexts (Ancient Israel and Its Literature, 10; Atlanta, GA: Society of Biblical Literature, 2011 / Leiden: Brill, 2012) 5-38.

Kessler, J., "Images of Exile: Representations of the 'Exile' and 'Empty Land' in the Sixth to Fourth Century BCE Yehudite Literature", in E. Ben Zvi – C. Levin (eds.), The Concept of Exile in Ancient Israel and Its Historical Contexts (BZAW 404; Berlin: De Gruyter, 2010) 309-351.

Kim, H. C. P., "'The Myth of the Empty Exile': A Comparative Exploration into Ancient Biblical Exile and Modern Korean Exile", JSOT 45.1 (Sept. 2020) 45-64.

Knoppers, G. N., "History as Confession? The Fall of Jerusalem and Judah in Deuteronomistic Perspective", in I. Koch – T. Römer  – O. Sergi (eds.), Writing, Rewriting, and Overwriting in the Books of Deuteronomy and the Former Prophets: Essays in Honor of Cynthia Edenburg (BETL 304; Leuven: Peeters, 2019) 287-307.

Kutsch, E., "Das Jahr der Katastrophe: 587 v.Chr. Kritische Erwägungen zu neueren chronologischen Versuchen", Bib 55 (1974) 520-545.

Lemaire, A., "Nabonidus in Arabia and Judah in the Neo-Babylonian period", in O. Lipschits – J. Blenkinsopp (eds.), Judah and the Judeans in the Neo-Babylonian Period (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2003) 285-298.

Lemos, T. M., "The Emasculation of Exile: Hypermasculinity and Feminization in the Book of Ezekiel", in B. E. Kelle – F. R. Ames – J. L. Wright (eds.), Interpreting Exile: Displacement and Deportation in Biblical and Modern Contexts (Ancient Israel and Its Literature, 10; Atlanta, GA: Society of Biblical Literature, 2011 / Leiden: Brill, 2012) 377-393.

Lipschits, O., "The History of the Benjamin Region under Babylonian rule", Tel Aviv 26 (1999) 155-190.

Lipschits, O., "Judah, Jerusalem and the Temple 586-539 B.C", Transeu 22 (2001) 129-142.

Lipschits, O., "Demographic Changes in Judah between the Seventh and the Fifth Centuries B.C.E.", in O. Lipschits – J. Blenkinsopp (eds.), Judah and the Judeans in the Neo-Babylonian Period (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2003) 323-376.

Lipschits, O., "Jerusalem between Two Periods of Greatness: The Size and Status of the City in the Babylonian, Persian and Early Hellenistic Periods", in L. L. Grabbe – O. Lipschits (eds.), Judah Between East and West: The Transition from Persian to Greek Rule (ca. 400-200 BCE). A Conference Held at Tel Aviv University, 17-19 April 2007 Sponsored by the ASG (the Academic Study Group for Israel and the Middle East) and Tel Aviv University (LSTS 75; London: T & T Clark International, 2011) 163-175. Reprinted in L. L. Grabbe (ed.), The Hebrew Bible and History: Critical Readings (T&T Clark Critical Readings in Biblical Studies; London & New York: Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2019) 499-516.

Lipschits, O., "Shedding New Light on the Dark Years of the 'Exilic Period': New Studies, Further Elucidation, and Some Questions Regarding the Archaeology of Judah as an 'Empty Land'", in B. E. Kelle – F. R. Ames – J. L. Wright (eds.), Interpreting Exile: Displacement and Deportation in Biblical and Modern Contexts (Ancient Israel and Its Literature, 10; Atlanta, GA: Society of Biblical Literature, 2011 / Leiden: Brill, 2012) 57-90.

Lipschits, O., "The Long Seventh Century BCE: Archaeological and Historical Perspectives", in F. Čapek – O. Lipschits (eds.), The Last Century in the History of Judah: The Seventh Century BCE in Archaeological, Historical, and Biblical Perspectives (SBLAIL 37; Atlanta, GA: SBL Press, 2019) 9-43.

Master, D. M., "Nebuchadnezzar at Ashkelon", HeBAI 7 (2018) 79-92.

Meyers, E. M., "Exile and Restoration in Light of Recent Archaeology and Demographic Studies", in G. N. Knoppers – L. L. Grabbe – D. N. Fulton (eds.), Exile and Restoration Revisited: Essays on the Babylonian and Persian Periods in Memory of Peter R. Ackroyd (LSTS 73; London: T & T Clark, 2009) 166-173.

Nevins, A. J., "When was Solomon’s Temple Burned Down? Reassessing the Evidence", JSOT 31.1 (Sept. 2006) 3-25.

Oded, B., "Where is the 'Myth of the Empty Land' to be Found? History Versus Myth", in O. Lipschits – J. Blenkinsopp (eds.), Judah and the Judeans in the Neo-Babylonian Period (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2003) 55-74.

Pioske, D., "Mizpah and the Possibilities of Forgetting", in D. V. Edelman – E. Ben Zvi (eds.), Memory and the City in Ancient Israel (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2014) 245-256.

Ritzema, J., "After Zedekiah: Who and What Was Gedaliah Ben Ahikam?", JSOT 42.1 (Sept. 2017) 73-91.

Rom-Shiloni, D., "Forced/Involuntary Migration, Diaspora Studies, and More: Notes on Methodologies", HeBAI 7 (2018) 376-398.

Sacchi, P., "Re vassalli o governatori? Una discussione", Hen 23 (2001) 147-152.

Sack, R. H., "Nebuchadnezzar II and the Old Testament: History Versus Ideology", in O. Lipschits – J. Blenkinsopp (eds.), Judah and the Judeans in the Neo-Babylonian Period (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2003) 221-233.

Schmid, K., "The Conquests of Jerusalem 597 BCE and 587 BCE in History and in Biblical Interpretation (2 Kings 24-25)", in J. Un-Sok Ro (ed.), Story and History: The Kings of Israel and Judah in Context (FAT II/105; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2019) 81-97.

Schunck, K.-D., "Die Funktion Gedaljas und der Status des Landes Juda unter Nebukadnezzar II", in P. Mommer – A. Scherer (eds.), Geschichte Israels und deuteronomistisches Geschichtsdenken. Festschrift zum 70. Geburtstag von Winfried Thiel (AOAT 380; Münster: Ugarit-Verlag, 2010) 259-264.

Schwartz, J., "[Jerusalem] From the Babylonian Exile through the Hasmonean Period", in S. A. Mourad – N. Koltun-Fromm – B. Der Matossian (eds.), Routledge Handbook on Jerusalem (Routledge Handbooks; Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon. & New York: Routledge, 2019) 25-33.

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Strine, C. A., "Is 'Exile' Enough? Jeremiah, Ezekiel, and the Need for a Taxonomy of Involuntary Migration", HeBAI 7 (2018) 289-315.

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VI.    Online resources

Inscriptions of the Neo-Babylonian Dynasty online

Royal Inscriptions of the Neo-Babylonian Empire: [useful information about the new RINBE series in its print and online formats]

WiBiLex article (1): J. Renz, "Babylonien / Babylonier" [erstellt: Okt. 2009] [see the Useful Links page for information about the WiBiLex]

WiBiLex article (2): T. Wagner, "Exil / Exilszeit" [erstellt: Mai 2007]