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Ilan Peled

Lecturer

Name
Dr. I. Peled
Telephone
+31 71 527 2727
E-mail
i.peled@hum.leidenuniv.nl
ORCID iD
0000-0002-2335-662X

Ilan Peled is a lecturer at the Institute for Area Studies.

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Publications

Monographs

1.    2016. Masculinities and Third Gender: The Origins and Nature of an Institutionalized Gender Otherness in the Ancient Near East (Alter Orient und Altes Testament, no. 435). Münster: Ugarit-Verlag.
2.    2020. Law and Gender in the Ancient Near East and the Hebrew Bible. London; New York: Routledge.

Edited Volumes

1.    2017. Structures of Power: Law and Gender Across the Ancient Near East and Beyond (Oriental Institute Seminars, no. 12). Chicago, IL: Oriental Institute Press.

Articles: peer-reviewed

1.    2010. Expelling the Demon of Effeminacy: Anniwiyani’s Ritual and the Question of Homosexuality in Hittite Thought. Journal of Ancient Near Eastern Religions 10/1: 69–81.
2.    2013. Votive Inscriptions of Ur-Bau, Gudea, Sîn-kāšid and Nabû-kudurrī-uṣur from the Princeton University Library Collection. Altorientalische Forschungen 40/1: 142–149.
3.    2014. assinnu and kurgarrû Revisited. Journal of Near Eastern Studies 73/2: 283–297.
4.    2015. A New Manuscript of the Lament for Eridu. Journal of Cuneiform Studies 67: 39–43.
5.    2015. Crime and Sexual Offense in Hatti. Near Eastern Archaeology 78/4: 286–293.
6.    2015. kula’ūtam epēšum: Gender Ambiguity and Contempt in Mesopotamia. Journal of the American Oriental Society 135/4: 751–764.
7.    2016. Visualizing Masculinities: The Gala, Hegemony, and Mesopotamian Iconography. Near Eastern Archaeology 79/3: 158–165.
8.    2017. Cultural Transformations from Mesopotamia to Hatti? The Case of the Gala. Journal of Cuneiform Studies 69: 109–116.
9.    2017. Gender and Sex Crimes in the Ancient Near East: Law and Custom. In: Peled, I. (ed.) Structures of Power: Law and Gender Across the Ancient Near East and Beyond (Oriental Institute Seminars 12). Chicago, IL: 27–40.
10.    2017. Introduction: Structures of Power: Law and Gender Across the Ancient Near East and Beyond. In: Peled, I. (ed.) Structures of Power: Law and Gender Across the Ancient Near East and Beyond (Oriental Institute Seminars 12). Chicago, IL: 1–12.
11.    2017. Men in Question: Parallel Aspects of Ambiguous Masculinities in Mesopotamian and Biblical Sources. In: Levin, Y. and Kotlerman, B. (eds.) “And Inscribe the Name of Aaron”: Studies in Bible, Epigraphy, Literacy and History Presented to Aaron Demsky (MAARAV, A Journal for the Study of the Northwest Semitic Languages and Literatures, vol. 21/1–2). Rolling Hills Estates, CA: 127–148.
12.    2018. Identifying Gender Ambiguity in Texts and Artifacts. In: Budin, S. L., Cifarelli, M., Garcia-Ventura, A. and Millet Albà, A. (eds.) Gender and Methodology in the Ancient Near East. Proceedings of the Second Workshop held in Barcelona, February 1–3 2017 (Barcino. Monographica Orientalia 10). Barcelona: 55–63.
13.    2018. The Laws of Delict in the Hebrew Bible and their Ancient Near Eastern Forerunners: Analyzing and Comparing Social Attitude to Crime. Journal for Semitics 27/2: 1–22.
14.    2019. Categorization and Hierarchy: Animals and their Relations to Gods, Humans and Things in the Hittite World. In: Mattila, R., Fink, S. and Ito, S. (eds.) Animals and their Relation to Gods, Humans and Things in the Ancient World (Studies in Universal and Cultural History). Springer Verlag, Wiesbaden: 79–93.
15.    2019. Delict in the Law Compendia of Mesopotamia and Hatti: Qualitative and Quantitative Analyses. Journal for Semitics 28/1: 1–21.
16.    2020. A Deo Lex? Law and Religion in Ancient Near Eastern Legislation. Journal for Semitics 29/1: 1–13.
17.    2020. Bestiality in Hittite Thought. Journal of the Ancient Near Eastern Society 34/1: 136–177.
18.    2022. The Deviant Villain: The Construction of Villainy as Deviant Otherness in Mesopotamian Royal Rhetoric. Avar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Life and Society in the Ancient Near East 1/1: 51–87.
19.    Forthcoming 2022. Contempt and Similar Emotions in Akkadian and Hittite Literary Texts. In: Sonik, K. and Steinert, U. (eds.) Handbook of Emotions in the Ancient Near East. London; New York.
20.    Forthcoming 2022. Religious Practice in the Ancient Near East and Biblical Interpretation. In: Porter, S. E. and Fuller, D. J. (eds.) Handbook of Historical Exegesis: The Use of Background Data in Biblical Interpretation. Cambridge, UK.
21.    2022. Was It Law? Gender Relations and Legal Practice in the Ancient Near East. In: De Graef, K., Garcia-Ventura, A., Goddeeris, A. and Nakhai, B. A. (eds.) The Mummy Under the Bed: Essays on Gender and Methodology in the Ancient Near East (wEdge 1). Münster: 433–445.

Articles: not peer-reviewed

22.    2010. ‘Amore, more, ore, re…’: Sexual Terminology and the Hittite Law. In: Cohen, Y., Gilan, A. and Miller, J. L. (eds.) Pax Hethitica: Studies on the Hittites and their Neighbours in Honour of Itamar Singer (Studien zu den Bogazkoy-Texten 51). Wiesbaden: 247–260.
23.    2010. The Use of Pleasure, Constraints of Desire: Anniwiyani’s Ritual and Sexuality in Hittite Magical Ceremonies. In: Süel, A. (ed.) Acts of the VIIth International Congress of Hittitology, Çorum, August 25–31 2008. Ankara: 623–636.
24.    2013. Clay Tablets Catalogued by Ilan Peled; Princeton Cuneiform Collection, C0848, Manuscripts Division, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library:
 https://findingaids.princeton.edu/collections/C0848/c000001229
25.    2013. Eunuchs in Hatti and Assyria: A Reassessment. In: Feliu, L., Llop, J., Millet Albà, A. and Sanmartín, J. (eds.) Time and History in the Ancient Near East: Proceedings of the 56th Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale at Barcelona 26–30 July 2010. Winona Lake, Indiana: 785–797.
26.    2013. On the Meaning of the “Changing pilpilû”. Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brèves et Utilitaires 13/1: 3–6.
27.    2014. Religious Leaders: Ancient Near East. In: O’Brian, J. M. (ed.) The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and Gender Studies (vol. 2: Pat-Wom). Oxford: 160–166.
28.    2017. Masculinities and Third Gender: Gendered Otherness in the Ancient Near East. The Ancient Near East Today: Current News about the Ancient Past 5/2 (electronic newsletter of the American Schools of Oriental Research): https://asorblog.org/2017/02/21/masculinities-third-gender-gendered-otherness-ancient-near-east.html?redirect=true
29.    2017. Pogonotrophy, Castration, and Revisiting a Seal Impression: AOD 105, assinnu and tīru. Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brèves et Utilitaires 17/1: 28–30.
30.    2017. šumma ālu 104: assinnu or not assinnu? Nouvelles Assyriologiques Brèves et Utilitaires 17/1: 30–31.
31.    2018. T-920, An Old Babylonian Letter? In: Regev, D. and Hizmi, H. (eds.) Finds Gone Astray: ADCA Confiscated Items (ADCA Reports 1). Jerusalem: 3–7.
32.    2018. Telling the (Gendered) Difference: Biblical and Ancient Near Eastern Concepts of Legal Gender Otherness. CODEX Historiae 39/1: 23–25.
33.    2019. Bestiality in Biblical and Hittite Law: https://thetorah.com/bestiality-in-biblical-and-hittite-law/
34.    Forthcoming 2023. Sexuality in the Systems of Thought and Belief of the Ancient Near East. In: Keufler, M. and Wiesner-Hanks, M. (eds.) The Cambridge World History of Sexualities (vol. 2). Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK.

Book Reviews

1.    2017. Review of Brigitte Lion and Cécile Michel (eds.), The Role of Women in Work and Society in the Ancient Near East. Journal of Near Eastern Studies 76/2: 354–358.
2.    2017. Review of Marten Stol, Women in the Ancient Near East. Journal of Near Eastern Studies 76/2: 358–361.
3.    2018. Review of Ilona Zsolnay (ed.), Being a Man: Negotiating Ancient Constructs of Masculinity. Ancient West and East 17: 497–499.
4.    2021. Review of Hilary Lipka and Bruce Wells (eds.), Sexuality and Law in the Torah. Review of Biblical Literature. https://www.sblcentral.org/home/bookDetails/1000150
5.    2022. Review of Stéphanie Anthonioz and Sebastian Fink (eds.), Representing the Wise: A Gendered Approach. Archiv für Orientforschung 55.

Lecturer

  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Leiden Institute for Area Studies
  • SMES APT

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