Reiner, Erica

Name

Reiner, Erica

Dates

1924 - 31 December 2005

Birthplace

Budapest, Hungary

Specialization

Assyriology

Major works

The Assyrian Dictionary of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago: author: H, G; associate editor: E, D, I/J, Z, S; editorial board from A/1; editor: A/1, B, A/2, K, L; co-editor-in-charge (with A. Leo Oppenheim): M; editor-in-charge: N, Q (Chicago: The Oriental Institute, 1956-); Šurpu: A Collection of Sumerian and Akkadian Incantations, Archiv für Orientforschung, ed. Ernst Weidner, Beiheft 11 (Graz, 1958. repr. Osnabrueck: Biblio Verlag, 1970); A Linguistic Analysis of Akkadian (The Hague: Mouton 1966); — and Landsberger, Benno, The Series HAR-ra = hubullu, Tablets XVI, XVII, XIX and Related Texts, MSL 10 (Rome: Pontifical Biblical Institute, 1970); The Series HAR-ra = hubullu, Tablets XX-XXIV, MSL 11 (Rome: Pontifical Biblical Institute, 1974); — and Pingree, David, Babylonian Planetary Omens, Part 1: Enuma Anu Enlil, Tablet 63: The Venus Tablet of Ammisaduqa, Bibliotheca Mesopotamica 2/1 (Malibu: Undena Publications, 1975); Oppenheim, A. Leo, Ancient Mesopotamia. Portrait of a Dead Civilization, Revised edition, completed by Erica Reiner (Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 1977); — and Pingree, David, Babylonian Planetary Omens, Part 2: Enuma Anu Enlil, Tablets 50-51, Bibliotheca Masopotamica 2/2 (Malibu: Undena Publications, 1981); Your Thwarts in Pieces, Your Mooring Rope Cut: Poetry from Babylonia and Assyria (University of Michigan, 1985); Astral Magic in Babylonia (Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 1995); — and Pingree, David, Babylonian Planetary Omens, Part 3, Cuneiform Monographs 11 (Groeningen: Styx Publs., 1998); — and Pingree, David, Babylonian Planetary Omens, Part 4 (2005). Bibliography through 1983 in F. Rochberg-Halton (ed.), Language, Literature, and History (New Haven 1987) 427-435 (P.T. Daniels)

Remarks

PhD, University of Chicago, 1955, Faculty, 1956, John A. Wilson Professor; Editor in Charge, Chicago Assyrian Dictionary, 1973-1996

Festschrift

Rochberg-Halton, Francesca, ed., Language, Literature and History: Philological and Historical Studies Presented to Erica Reiner, American Oriental Studies, Vol. 67 (New Haven, CT: American Oriental Society, 1987)

Obituaries
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