Biblical Bibliographies
Charles Conroy [www.cjconroy.net]



Isa 13-14 (as a whole) and Isa 13 (in particular)



[see also:  Isa 13-23 (as a whole)Isa 14]



The bibliography is divided into two sections as follows:

I.    Studies on Isa 13-14 as a whole

Balogh, C., The Stele of YHWH in Egypt: The Prophecies of Isaiah 18-20 Concerning Egypt and Kush (OTS 60; Leiden: Brill, 2011), esp. 75-95.

Begg, C. T., "Babylon in the Book of Isaiah", in J. Vermeylen (ed.), The Book of Isaiah. Le Livre d'Isaïe. Les oracles, et leurs relectures; unité et complexité de l'ouvrage (BETL 81; Leuven: Leuven University Press, 1989) 121-125.

Beuken, W. A. M., "A Song of Gratitude and a Song of Malicious Delight: Is Their Consonance Unseemly? The Coherence of Isaiah chs. 13-14 with chs. 11-12 and chs. 1-2", in F.-L. Hossfeld – L. Schwienhorst-Schönberger (eds.), Das Manna fällt auch heute noch. Beiträge zur Geschichte und Theologie des Alten, Ersten Testaments. Festschrift für Erich Zenger (HBS 44; Freiburg im Breisgau: Herder, 2004) 96-114.

Beuken, W. A. M., "Common and Different Phrases for Babylon's Fall and its Aftermath in Isaiah 13-14 and Jeremiah 50-51", in E. K. Holt – H. C. P. Kim – A. Mein (eds.), Concerning the Nations: Essays on the Oracles Against the Nations in Isaiah, Jeremiah and Ezekiel (LHB/OTS 612; London & New York: Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2015) 53-73.

Darr, K. P., "Two Unifying Female Images in the Book of Isaiah", in L. M. Hopfe (ed.), Uncovering Ancient Stones. Essays in Memory of H. Neil Richardson (Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 1994) 17-30.

Erlandsson, S., The Burden of Babylon: A Study of Isaiah 13:2-14:23 ( CBOT 4; Lund: CWK Gleerup, 1970).

Everson, A. J., "Serving Notice on Babylon. The Canonical Function of Isaiah 13-14", Word and World 19 (1999) 133-140.

Fischer, C., Die Fremdvölkersprüche bei Amos und Jesaja: Studien zur Eigenart und Intention in AM 1,3-2, 3.4f. und JES 13,1-16,14 (BBB 136; Berlin: Philo, 2002).

Franke, C. A., "Reversals of Fortune in the Ancient Near East: A Study of the Babylon Oracles in the Book of Isaiah", in R. F. Melugin (ed.), New Visions of Isaiah (JSOTSup 214; Sheffield: JSOT-Press, 1996) 104-123.

Goldstein, J. A., "The Metamorphoses of Isaiah 13:2-14:27", in R. A. Argall – B. A. Bow – R. A. Werline (eds.), For a Later Generation: The Transformation of Tradition in Israel, Early Judaism, and Early Christianity (Harrisburg, PA: Trinity Press International, 2000) 78-88.

Gosse, B., "Un texte pré-apocalyptique du règne de Darius: Isaïe XIII,1–XIV,23", RB 92 (1985) 200-222.

Gosse, B., Isaie 13,1-14,23 dans la tradition litteraire du livre d'Isaie et dans la tradition des oracles contre les nations. Etude de la transformation du genre littéraire des oracles contre les nations sous l'influence de l'impérialisme de Babylone, avec une ouverture sur la pré-apocalyptique. Les traditions isaïennes antérieures sur l'imperialisme de l'Assyrie sont prises en compte. Notre texte doit être situé après l'avènement de Darius (OBO 78; Freiburg, Schweiz: Universitätsverlag; Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1988).

Jeppesen, K., "The Maśśāʾ Bābel in Isaiah 13-14", PIBA 9 (1985) 63-80.

Kessler, M., Battle of the Gods: the God of Israel versus Marduk of Babylon. A Literary/Theological Interpretation of Jeremiah 50-51 (SSN 42; Assen: Royal Van Gorcum, 2003), esp. 183-187. [comparison of Jer 50-51 with Isa 13-14]

Kőszeghy, M., Der Streit um Babel in den Büchern Jesaja und Jeremia (BWANT 173 [= Folge 9, H. 13]; Stuttgart: Kohlhammer, 2007).

Prinsloo, G. T. M., "Inner-Biblical Allusion in Habakkuk's משא (Hab 1:1-2:20) and Utterances Concerning Babylon in Isaiah 13-23 (Isa 13:1-14:23; 21:1-10)", OTE 31 (2018) 663-691.

Sals, U., Die Biographie der "Hure Babylon": Studien zur Intertextualität der Babylon-Texte im Alten Testament (FAT II/6; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2004), esp. 217-275.

Spreafico, A., "La redazione persiana degli oracoli contro Babilonia di Isaia e Geremia", in G. L. Prato (ed.), La profezia apologetica di epoca persiana ed ellenistica. La manipolazione divinatoria del passato a giustificazione del presente. Atti del X Convegno di Studi Veterotestamentari (Rocca di Papa, 8-10 Settembre 1997), (Ricerche storico-bibliche 11/1; Bologna: Edizioni Dehoniane, 1999) 59-68.

Vanderhooft, D. S., The Neo-Babylonian Empire and Babylon in the Latter Prophets (HSM 59; Atlanta, GA: Scholars Press, 1999), esp. 124-129.

II.    Studies on Isa 13 in particular

Atkins, P. J., "Mythology or Zoology. A Study on the Impact of Translation History in Isaiah 13:21", BibInt 24 (2016) 48-59.

Berges, U., "Die dunklen Texte der Prophetie als Herausforderung für eine alttestamentliche Ethik", in C. Frevel (ed.), Mehr als Zehn Worte? Zur Bedeutung des Alten Testamentes in ethischen Fragen (QD 273; Freiburg im Breisgau: Herder, 2015) 345-373. [among other Isaian texts he comments on Isa 13,16-18]

Beuken, W. A. M., "Major Interchanges in the Book of Isaiah Subservient to Its Umbrella Theme: The Establishment of Yhwh's Sovereign Rule at Mt. Zion (Chs. 12-13; 27-28; 39-40; 55-56)", in R.J. Bautch – J.T. Hibbard (eds.), The Book of Isaiah: Enduring Questions Answered Anew. Essays Honoring Joseph Blenkinsopp and His Contribution to the Study of Isaiah (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2014) 113-132.

Bosshard-Nepustil, E., Rezeption von Jesaia 1–39 im Zwölfprophetenbuch. Untersuchungen zur literarischen Verbindung von Prophetenbüchern in babylonischer und persischer Zeit (OBO 154; Freiburg, Schweiz; Göttingen: Universitätsverlag; Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1997), esp. 67-92.

Budde, K., "Jesaja 13", in W. Frankenberg – F. Küchler (eds.), Abhandlungen zur semitischen Religionskunde und Sprachwissenschaft, Wolf Wilhelm Grafen von Baudissin zum 26. September 1917 überreicht von Freunden und Schülern (BZAW 33; Giessen: Töpelmann, 1918) 55-70.

Geyer, J. B., "Twisting Tiamat's Tail: A Mythological Interpretation of Isaiah XIII 5 and 8", VT 37 (1987) 164-179.

Görg, M., "'Dämonen' statt 'Eulen' in Jes 13,21", BN 62 (1992) 16-17.

Grimme, H., "Ein übersehenes Orakel gegen Assur (Isaias 13)", TQ 85 (1903) 1-11.

Jeremias, J., "Der 'Tag Jahwes' in Jes 13 und Joel 2", in R. G. Kratz – T. Krüger – K. Schmid (ed.), Schriftauslegung in der Schrift. Festschrift für Odil Hannes Steck zu seinem 65. Geburtstag (BZAW 300; Berlin: De Gruyter, 2000) 129-138.

Klein, A., "Babylon Revisited: A New Look at Isa 13 and Its Literary Horizon", in R. G. Kratz – J. Schaper (eds.), Imperial Visions: The Prophet and the Book of Isaiah in an Age of Empires (FRLANT 277; Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2020) 141-154.

Koch, J., "Der Finsternisbericht Jesaja 13,10", UF 25 (1993) 201-217.

Kruger, P. A., "Women and War Brutalities in the Minor Prophets: The Case of Rape", OTE 27 (2014) 147-176.

Park, R., "'Blessed Are the Killers of Infants': Understanding the Imprecation of Psalm 137 in Light of the Canonical Contexts of the Major Prophets", JSem 29/2 (2020) 1-11. [summary of his PhD at Pretoria, 2018]

Patmore, H. M., "Demons and Biblical Exegesis. Tradition and Innovation in Targum Jonathan to 2 Sam 22:5; Isa 13:21; 34:14; Hab 3:5", in J. Dochhorn – S. Rudnig-Zelt – B. G. Wold (eds.), Das Böse, der Teufel und Dämonen – Evil, the Devil, and Demons (WUNT II/412; Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2016) 189-206.

Vlková, G. I., Cambiare la luce in tenebre e le tenebre in luce. Uno studio tematico dell'alternarsi tra la luce e le tenebre nel libro di Isaia (Tesi Gregoriana, Serie Teologia, 107; Roma: Editrice Pontificia Università Gregoriana, 2004), esp. 69-83. [on Isa 13,10]

Williamson, H. G. M., "Animals or Demons in Isaiah 13:21-22", in R. Müller – U. Nõmmik – J. Pakkala (eds.), Fortgeschriebenes Gotteswort: Studien zu Geschichte, Theologie und Auslegung des Alten Testaments. Festschrift für Christoph Levin zum 70. Geburtstag (Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2020) 227-235.

Williamson, H. G. M., "Isaiah 13:18", VT 70 (2020) 229-236. Reprinted [same title] in D. Candido – L. Pessoa Da Silva Pinto (eds.), A Necessary Task: Essays on Textual Criticism of the Old Testament in Memory of Stephen Pisano (AnBibStud 14; Rome: Gregorian and Biblical Press, 2020) 239-244.