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Zólyomi Gábor PhD


With J. Black, eds., Special Volume in Honor of Professor Mamoru Yoshikawa, I: The Study of Diachronic and Synchronic Variation in Sumerian: Papers Presented at the 6th Meeting of the Sumerian Grammar Discussion Group Oxford, 17th and 1th September 1999. (Acta Sumerologica, 22). Hiroshima: The Middle Eastern Culture Center in Japan 2000 [publ. in 2005]

With J. Black - G. Cunningham - E. Robson, The Literature of Ancient Sumer. Oxford: Oxford University Press 2004 [paperback edition: 2006]

With H. Baker - E. Robson, eds. Your Praise is Sweet. A Memorial Volume for Jeremy Black from Students, Colleaguses and Friends. London: British Institute for the Study of Iraq 2010.

Copular Clauses in Sumerian (in preparation)



With J. Black - G. Cunningham - J. Ebeling - E. Flückiger-Hawker - E. Robson - J. Taylor, The Electronic Text Corpus of Sumerian Literature (http://etcsl.orinst.ox.ac.uk/), Oxford 1998-2006.

With B. Tanos - S. Sövegjártó, The Electronic Text Corpus of Sumerian Royal Inscriptions. (http://oracc.museum.upenn.edu/etcsri/index.html), Budapest 2008-.


Contribution to books

"Akkád"; "Elámi"; "Kassú"; "Sumer", in Fodor I., szerk., A világ nyelvei [Languages of the world]. Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó 1999, 32-36; 327; 679; 1266-1269.

 "L'analisi linguistica: grammatica"; "L'analisi linguistica: traduzioni" in S. Petruccioli et al., eds., Storia della Scienza, I: La scienza antica. Rome: Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana 2001, 341-346

"A Hymn to Ninšubur on a Tablet in the Ashmolean Museum (BL 195A)", in Y. Sefati et al., eds., An Experienced Scribe who Neglects Nothing: Ancient Near Eastern Studies in Honor of Jacob Klein. Bethersda: CDL  Press, 2005, 210-226.

"Left-dislocated possessors in Sumerian", in K. É. Kiss, ed., Universal Grammar in the Reconstruction of Ancient Languages (Studies in Generative Grammar, 83). Berlin - New York: Mouton de Gruyter 2005, 161-188.

"Sumerisch", in M. Streck, Hrsg., Schriften und Sprachen des Alten Orients. 3., durchgeseh. Auflage. Darmstadt: Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2007, 11-43.

"Variation in the multiword expression igi bar in the Old Babylonian period", in J. Ebeling - G. Cunningham, eds., Analyzing Literary Sumerian. Corpus based Approaches. London: Equinox 2007, 316-350.

With J. Black,  "Introduction to the Study of Sumerian", in J. Ebeling - G. Cunningham, eds., Analyzing Literary Sumerian. Corpus based Approaches. London: Equinox, 2007, 1-32.

"The Case of the Sumerian Cases", in L. Kogan et al., eds. Proceedings of the 53e Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale, Vol. 1: Language in the Ancient Near East (2 parts) (Babel und Bibel, 4A-B). Winona Lake, IN: Eisenbrauns, 2010 577-590.

"Hymns to Ninisina and Nergal on the Tablets Ash 1911.235 and Ni 9672", in H. Baker et al., eds., Your Praise is Sweet. A Memorial Volume for Jeremy Black from Students, Colleaguses and Friends. London: British Institute for the Study of Iraq 2010, 413-428.

"Akkadian and Sumerian Language Contact", in S. Weninger et al. eds., Semitic Languages. An International Handbook (HSK 36). Berlin - New York: Mouton de Gruyter 2011, 396-404.

"The Competition between the Enclitics -/'a/ and -/e/ in Sumerian", in H. Neumann et al., Hrsg., [Akten der 52. RAI in Münster] (SANTAG). Wiesbaden: O. Harrassowitz (in press)

 "A typology of Sumerian copular clauses", in  Fs. X (in press)


Journal articles

"Genitive Constructions in Sumerian", Journal of Cuneiform Studies 48 (1996), 31-47.

"Directive Infix and Oblique Object in Sumerian: An Account of the History of Their Relationship", Orientalia NS 68 (1999), 215-253.

"Structural interference from Akkadian in Old Babylonian Sumerian", Acta Sumerologica 22 (2000 [2005]), 335-360.

With David Brown, "‘Daylight Converts to Night-Time'. An Astrological-Astronomical Reference in Sumerian Literary Context", Iraq 63 (2001), 149-154.

"Another Recension of Išme-Dagan O: BM 114862 (CT 58 25)", Iraq 63 (2001), 139-148.

"A Manuscript of ‘Ningišzida's Journey to the Nether World' from Kiš, Ingharra", Zeitschrift für Assyriologie 93 (2003), 70-81.


Short notes

"Speaking Cow or Mooing Sorcerer? A Note on Enmerkar and Ensuhkešdanna ll. 173-4 (186-7)", N.A.B.U.  (1995), 62-63 (no. 73).

"About a Found Donkey and the ‘Local' Prefix", N.A.B.U. (2000), 36-38 (no. 34).

"W 1643ac (= AUWE 23 101)", N.A.B.U. (2000), 41-42 (no. 38).

"Amar-Suena and Enki's Temple", N.A.B.U (2000), 56-58 (no. 51).

"Išme-Dagan K, line 2", N.A.B.U (2000), 58-59 (no. 52).

"Collation of AO 8864 (TCL 16 88), a ms. of Iddin-Dagan B (", N.A.B.U (2002), 82 (no. 85).

"Ni 9930: a new manuscript of ‘Išme-Dagan and Enlil's Chariot»'", N.A.B.U (2003), 63 (no. 56).

"Ni 4345 - a new manuscript of ‘The advice of a supervisor to a younger scribe' (E-dubba C)", N.A.B.U (2003), 63-64 (no. 57).

"Ni 9906: a new manuscript of ‘Enlil in the Ekur (Enlil A)'" , N.A.B.U (2003), 64-65 (no. 58).

"Ni 4538 - a new manuscript of Šulgi B", N.A.B.U (2003), 65-66 (no. 59).

"Some further remarks on indefinite genitive in Sumerian", N.A.B.U (2003), 66-67 (no. 60).

"Ni 9857 and Ni 4400: two new manuscripts of ‘Enmerkar and En-suhgir-ana'", N.A.B.U (2003), 67-70 (no. 61).

"Ni 4391 - a duplicate of UM 29-16-549", N.A.B.U (2003), 95-97 (No. 88)

"Five newly identified literary fragments from various publications" , N.A.B.U (2003), 97-99 (no. 90).

"Two newly identified fragments from ISET 1", N.A.B.U (2003), 99-100 (No. 91)

"Four notes on fragments in the third volume of UET 6", N.A.B.U (2006), 63-65 (no. 65)

"Three more notes on fragments published in the third volume of UET 6", N.A.B.U (2008), ??-?? (no. 64)

"On G. Marchesi's understanding of Eanatum 5 v 9-17", Cuneiform Digital Library Notes 2010:002 (http://www.cdli.ucla.edu/pubs/cdln/archives/000010.html),

"Lipit-Eštar and the Moat of Isin: A Reconstructed Cone Inscription", Cuneiform Digital Library Notes 2011:001 (http://www.cdli.ucla.edu/pubs/cdln/archives/000014.html),



"Review of P. Attinger, Eléments de linguistique sumérienne. La construction de du11/e/di ‚dire‘", Bibliotheca Orientalis 53, I-II (1996), 95-107.

"Review of Burkhardt Kienast - Konrad Volk, Die Sumerischen und Akkadischen Briefe des III. Jahrtausends aus der Zeit vor der III. Dynastie von Ur", Bibliotheca Orientalis 54, V-VI (1997), 720-727.

"Review of D. O. Edzard, Gudea and His Dynasty", Orientalische Literaturzeitung 94, II (1999), 178-189.

"Review of  M. Hilgert, Cuneiform Texts from the Ur III Period in the Oriental Institute, Vol. 2: Drehem Administrative Documents from the Reign of Amar-Suena (OIP 121)", Bibliotheca Orientalis 62, V-VI (2005), 543-546. [mistakenly under the name of  J.A. Bakker]

"Review of W. Sallaberger et al., eds., Literatur, Politik und Recht in Mesopotamien. Festschrift für Claus Wilcke", Zeitschrift für Assyriologie 96 (2006), 157.



"Enki isten varázslata", Café Bábel 21 (1996, III), 37-43.

"A sumer-magyar rokonítás nyelvészeti háttere", Történ Ész I. évf. (1993. március) 3. sz., 5-7.

"Nincs harang a faluban ...", Világszövetség II. évf. (1993. február 2) 3. sz., 9; II. évf. (1993. február 16) 4. sz., 12 [about the alleged Hungarian-Sumerian relationship].

"Digitális sumerológia", Ókor (2007, III), 3-9.