Tzvi Abusch

Tzvi AbuschRose B. and Joseph Cohen Professor Emeritus of Assyriology and Ancient Near Eastern Religion


  • Harvard University, PhD

  • Brandeis University, MA

  • Yeshiva University, BA

  • Yeshiva University, BRE


Tzvi Abusch's primary fields of research and publication are Mesopotamian religion, magic, literature, and thought, as well as biblical and Babylonian interconnections. His most recent course was a graduate seminar on Mesopotamian Religion, Magic, and Thought, and he regularly teaches advanced courses on Akkadian Mythological and Religious Texts.

Selected Publications

His latest publications include: