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

Dr Mark Weeden

MA (Oxon), MA, PhD (London)


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Dr Mark Weeden
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020 7898 4328
SOAS, University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
Russell Square: College Buildings
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Mondays & Thursdays 11-12/or by appointment


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 Correspondance in the Hittite World.' In: Radner, Karen, (ed.), State Correspondance 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)

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 (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).

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 (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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