Volume 8 of Journal of Ancient Near Eastern History (2021) is just published. This is a special issue entitled “Scholars, Priests, and Temples: Babylonian and Egyptian Science in Context.” It consists a handful of papers falling in the scope of ancient Iran.
These papers are:
- Philippe Clancier, Damien Agut: Charming Snakes (and Kings), from Egypt to Persia
- Johannes Hackl, Joachim Oelsner: The Descendants of the Sîn-lēqi-unnīnī during the Late Achaemenid and Early Hellenistic Periods – A Family of Priests, Scribes and Scholars and Their Archival and Learned Texts
- Caroline Waerzeggers: Writing History Under Empire: The Babylonian Chronicle Reconsidered
The last paper is open access.