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, and Palestinian archaeology]



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).

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., "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.

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).

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.

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).

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.

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.

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); = [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.

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

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).

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.

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.

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

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.

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.]

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.

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.

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.

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).

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

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.

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

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.

Gal, Z., "Israel in Exile", BAR 24/3 (May-June 1998) 48-53.

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

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.

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).

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.

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

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

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.

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).

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.

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 (Library of Second Temple Studies, 73; London: T & T Clark, 2009).

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

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

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 (Library of Second Temple Studies, 75; London: T & T Clark International, 2011) 163-175.

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.

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

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 (Library of Second Temple Studies, 73; London: T & T Clark, 2009) 166-173.

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

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

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.

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

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).

Oded, B., "Observations on the Israelite/Judaean Exiles in Mesopotamia during the Eighth-Sixth Centuries BCE", in K. van Lerberghe – A. Schoors (eds.), Immigration and Emigration Within the Ancient Near East (OLA 65; Leuven: Peeters, 1995) 205-212.

Oded, B., "The Settlements of the Israelite and the Judean Exiles in Mesopotamia in the 8th – 6th Centuries BCE", in G. Galil – M. Weinfeld (eds.), Studies in Historical Geography and Biblical Historiography Presented to Zecharia Kallai (VTSup 81; Leiden: Brill, 2000) 91-103.

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.

Oded, B., "Exile-Homeland Relations During the Exilic Period and Restoration", in M. Heltzer – M. Malul (eds.), Teshûrôt LaAvishur: Studies in the Bible and the Ancient Near East, in Hebrew and Semitic Languages. Festschrift Presented to Prof. Yitzhak Avishur on the Occasion of His 65th Birthday (Tel Aviv: Archaeological Center Publication, 2004) 153*-160*.

Oded, B., "'Yet I Have Been to Them למקדשׁ מעט in the Countries Where They Have Gone' (Ezekiel 11:16)", in C. Cohen – A. Hurvitz – S. M. Paul (eds.), Sefer Moshe: The Moshe Weinfeld Jubilee Volume. Studies in the Bible and the Ancient Near East, Qumran, and Post-Biblical Judaism (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2004) 103-114.

Pearce, L. E., "Continuity and Normality in Sources Relating to the Judean Exile", HeBAI 3 (2014) 163-184.

Pearce, L. E. – C. Wunsch, Documents of Judean Exiles and West Semites in Babylonia in the Collection of David Sofer (Cornell University Studies in Assyriology and Sumerology, 28; Bethesda, MD: CDL Press – The University Press of Maryland, 2014).

Pearce, L. E., "Identifying Judeans and Judean Identity in the Babylonian Evidence", in J. Stökl – C. Waerzeggers (eds.), Exile and Return: The Babylonian Context (BZAW 478; Berlin: de Gruyter, 2015) 7-32.

Pearce, L. E., "Cuneiform Sources for Judeans in Babylonia in the Neo-Babylonian and Achaemenid Periods: An Overview", Religion Compass 10/9 (Sept. 2016) 230-243. (online journal)

Pearce, L. E., "Looking for Judeans in Babylonia's Core and Periphery", in E. Ben Zvi – C. Levin (eds.), Centres and Peripheries in the Early Second Temple Period (FAT 108; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2016) 43-63.

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.

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.

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

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.

Scott, J. M. (ed.), Exile: Old Testament, Jewish, and Christian Conceptions (Supplements to the Journal for the Study of Judaism, 56; Leiden: Brill, 1997).

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., "Reassessing the Historical and Sociological Impact of the Babylonian Exile (597/587-539 BCE)", in J. M. Scott (ed.), Exile: Old Testament, Jewish, and Christian Conceptions (Supplements to the Journal for the Study of Judaism, 56; Leiden: Brill, 1997) 7-36.

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

Smith-Christopher, D. L., "Reading War and Trauma: Suggestions toward a Social-Psychological Exegesis of Exile and War in Biblical Texts", 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) 253-274.

Stipp, H.-J., "Gedalja und die Kolonie von Mizpa", ZABR 6 (2000) 155-171. Reprinted [same title] in H.-J. Stipp, Studien zum Jeremiabuch: Text und Redaktion (FAT 96; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2015) 409-432.

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

Tebes, J. M., "The Pottery Assemblage of Jerusalem's Neo-Babylonian Destruction Level: A Review and Discussion", Antiguo Oriente 9 (2011) 277-342.

Valkama, K., "What Do Archaeological Remains Reveal of the Settlements in Judah during the Mid-Sixth Century BCE?", in E. Ben Zvi – C. Levin (eds.), The Concept of Exile in Ancient Israel and Its Historical Contexts (BZAW 404; Berlin: de Gruyter, 2010) 39-59.

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

Vanderhooft, D., "Babylonian Strategies of Imperial Control in the West: Royal Practice and Rhetoric", in O. Lipschits – J. Blenkinsopp (eds.), Judah and the Judeans in the Neo-Babylonian Period (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2003) 235-262.

Waerzeggers, C., "Locating Contact in the Babylonian Exile: Some Reflections on Tracing Judean-Babylonian Encounters in Cuneiform Texts", in U. Gabbay – S. Secunda (eds.), Encounters by the Rivers of Babylon: Scholarly Conversations Between Jews, Iranians, and Babylonians in Antiquity (TSAJ 160; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2014) 131-146.

Wetter, A.-M., "Balancing the Scales: The Construction of the Exile as Countertradition in the Bible", 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) 34-56.

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).

Wright, J. L., "The Deportation of Jerusalem's Wealth and the Demise of Native Sovereignty in the Book of Kings", 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) 105-133.

Younger, K. L., Jr., "The Deportations of the Israelites", JBL 117 (1998) 201-227.

Zadok, R., "The Representation of Foreigners in Neo- and Late-Babylonian Legal Documents (Eighth through Second Centuries B.C.E.)", in O. Lipschits – J. Blenkinsopp (eds.), Judah and the Judeans in the Neo-Babylonian Period (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2003) 471-589.

Zadok, R., "Judeans in Babylonia: Updating the Dossier", in U. Gabbay – S. Secunda (eds.), Encounters by the Rivers of Babylon: Scholarly Conversations Between Jews, Iranians, and Babylonians in Antiquity (TSAJ 160; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2014) 109-129.

Zertal, A., "The Province of Samaria (Assyrian Samerina) in the Late Iron Age (Iron Age III)", in O. Lipschits – J. Blenkinsopp (eds.), Judah and the Judeans in the Neo-Babylonian Period (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2003) 377-412.

Zorn, J. R., "Tell en-Nasbeh and the Problem of the Material Culture of the Sixth Century", in O. Lipschits – J. Blenkinsopp (eds.), Judah and the Judeans in the Neo-Babylonian Period (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2003) 413-447.

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.