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Department of the Languages and Cultures of the Near and Middle East

Dr Mark Weeden

MA (Oxon), MA, PhD (London)


Mark Weeden
London Middle East Institute (LMEI)


The Palaeography of Cuneiform Transmission

Project Leader

Dr Mark Weeden
Email address:
+44(0)20 7898 4328
SOAS, University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
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Hittite, Akkadian language and literature in Syria

Research Project: The Palaeography of Cuneiform Transmission


Authored Books

Weeden, Mark (2011) Hittite Logograms and Hittite Scholarship. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz. (Studien zu den Boğazköy-Texten 54)

Book Chapters

Weeden, Mark (2014) 'State Correspondence in the Hittite World.' In: Radner, Karen, (ed.), State Correspondence in the Ancient World: From New Kingdom Egypt to the Roman Empire. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 32-64.

Weeden, Mark (2014) 'Anatolian Hieroglyphs: Logogram vs Ideogram.' In: Gordin, Shai, (ed.), Visualizing Knowledge and Creating Meaning in Ancient Writing Systems. Berlin: PeWe-Verlag, pp. 81-100. (Berliner Beiträge zum Vorderen Orient 23)

Peker , Hasan and Weeden, Mark (2014) 'Some Hieroglyphic Fragments from the 2011 Season at Karkemish.' In: Marchetti, Nicolò, (ed.), Karkemish An Ancient Capital on the Euphrates. Bologna: Ante Quem, pp. 132-136. (OrientLab)

Weeden, Mark (2013) 'Names on Seals, Names in Texts. Who Were These People?' In: Mouton, Alice and Rutherford, Ian and Yakubovich, Ilya, (eds.), Luwian Identities. Culture, Language and Religion Between Anatolia and the Aegean. Boston; Leiden: Brill, pp. 73-86.

Weeden, Mark (2013) 'Poetry and War among the Hittites.' In: Kennedy, Hugh, (ed.), Warfare and Poetry in the Middle East. London: I.B. Tauris, pp. 73-98.

Weeden, Mark (2012) 'Assyro-Mittanian or Middle Assyrian?' In: Devecchi, E, (ed.), Palaeography and Scribal Practices in Syro-Palestine and Anatolia in the Late Bronze Age. Leiden: Nederlands Instituut voor het Nabije Oosten, pp. 229-251.

Weeden, Mark (2011) 'An Inscription from Urartu.' In: George, Andrew, (ed.), Cuneiform Royal Inscriptions and Related Texts in the Schøyen Collection. Bethesda, Md.: CDL Press, pp. 193-198. (Cornell University Studies in Assyriology and Sumerology 17. Manuscripts from the Schøyen Collection, Cuneiform Texts 6.)

Weeden, Mark (2011) 'Adapting to New Contexts. Cuneiform in Anatolia.' In: Radner, Karen and Robson, Eleanor, (eds.), Oxford Handbook of Cuneiform Culture. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 597-617.

Weeden, Mark (2010) 'A Hittite Seal from Kaman-Kalehöyük.' In: Singer, Itamar, (ed.), ipamati kistamati pari tumatimis. Luwian and Hittite Studies Presented to J. David Hawkins on the Occasion of his 70th Birthday. Tel Aviv: Tel Aviv University, pp. 249-255. (Sonia and Marco Nadler Institute of Archaeology Monograph Series, no. 28)


Weeden, Mark (2015) 'The Land of Walastin at Tell Tayinat.' Nouvelles assyriologiques breves et utilitaires (2). pp. 65-66.

Weeden, Mark (2013) 'Hiyeroglif Luvicesi: bir imparatorluğu aşan dil.' Aktüel Arkeoloji, 36 . pp. 64-71.

Weeden, Mark (2013) 'After the Hittites: The Kingdoms of Karkamish and Palistin in Northern Syria.' Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies, 56 (2). pp. 1-20.

Weeden, Mark (2013) 'A Hittite Tablet from Büklükale.' Anatolian Archaeological Studies (18). pp. 19-35.

Weeden, Mark (2013) 'A probable join to the "Kırşehir Letter".' Anatolian Archaeological Studies, 18 . pp. 15-17.

Weeden, Mark (2012) 'KBo 18.117: A further join to the "Milawata Letter".' Nouvelles assyriologiques brèves et utilitaires, 2012/3 (49). pp. 63-67.

Weeden, Mark (2011) 'Spelling, phonology and etymology in Hittite historical linguistics, a review article on Kloekhorst, A. Etymological Dictionary of the Hittite Inherited Lexicon (Leiden: 2008).' Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, 74 (1). pp. 59-76.

Taş, İlknur and Weeden, Mark (2011) 'ISTANBUL 2: a hieroglyphic fragment from Tabal in the Haluk Perk Collection.' Anatolian Studies, 61 . pp. 55-60.

Weeden, Mark (2011) 'Hittite Scribal Schools Outside of Hattusa?' Altorientalische Forschungen, 38 (1). pp. 116-134.

Weeden, Mark (2010) 'Tuwati and Wasusarma. Imitating the Behaviour of Assyria.' Iraq, 72 . pp. 39-62.

Weeden, Mark and Taş, İlknur (2010) 'A Stele of Prince Anaziti in the Yozgat Museum.' Journal of the American Oriental Society, 130 (3). pp. 349-359.

Weeden, Mark (2009) 'The Akkadian Words for "Grain" and the God Haya.' Welt des Orients, 39 (1). pp. 77-107.

Hawkins, J.D. and Weeden, Mark (2008) 'The Hieroglyphic Rock Inscription of Malkaya: A New Look.' Anatolian Archaeological Studies, 17 . pp. 241-249.

Book Reviews

Weeden, Mark (2015) 'Review of E. Rieken "Einführung in die hethitische Sprache und Schrift" Ugarit-Verlag, Münster 2012.' Bibliotheca Orientalis, 71 (3-4). pp. 497-500.

Weeden, Mark (2013) 'Blood Expiation in Hittite and Biblical Ritual.' The Expository Times, 124 (5). pp. 252-253.

Weeden, Mark (2012) 'Review of H. Marquardt, Hethitische Logogramme. Funktion und Verwendung. (DBH 34, Wiesbaden, 2011).' Zeitschrift für Assyriologie und vorderasiatische Archäologie, 102 (2). pp. 347-350.

Weeden, Mark (2012) 'Review of G. Barjamovic 'A Historical Geography of Anatolia in the Old Assyrian Colony Period'. Copenhagen: Museum Tusculanum Press, 2011.' Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, 75 (3). pp. 559-560.

Weeden, Mark (2012) 'Review Article: A Hittite Trio.' Antiquity, 86 (333). pp. 924-927.

Weeden, Mark (2011) 'Review of Nicholas Postgate and David Thomas (eds), 'Excavations at Kilise Tepe 1994–98. From Bronze Age to Byzantine in Western Cilicia'. Cambridge: McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research and London: British Institute at Ankara, 2007.' Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, 74 (2). pp. 312-315.

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