Rose 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.
His latest publications include volume one of Corpus of Mesopotamian Anti-witchcraft Rituals, with D. Schwemer, The Witchcraft Series Maqlû (Writings from the Ancient World Series), The Magical Ceremony Maqlû (Brill, 2016), and the forthcoming second volume of Corpus of Mesopotamian Anti-witchcraft Rituals, with D. Schwemer.