wyatt

Curriculum Vitae of Nicolas Wyatt

PROFESSOR OF ANCIENT NEAR EASTERN RELIGIONS UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH (retired 2005; EMERITUS 2006)

UNIVERSITY EDUCATION
University of GLASGOW (PhD, part-time) 1970—76
University of LONDON, KING’S COLLEGE and SCHOOL OF ORIENTAL AND AFRICAN STUDIES
History and Phenomenology of Religion 1969⎯70
University of LONDON, KING’S COLLEGE
Theology 1966⎯69
University of MONTPELLIER
French and Theology (both non-graduating) 1962⎯63
University of HULL
French and Theology (and Spanish [non-graduating]) 1960⎯64

CAREER
2006—
EMERITUS PROFESSOR of Ancient Near Eastern Religions, School of Divinity, University of Edinburgh and HONORARY PROFESSORIAL RESEARCH FELLOW of New College Edinburgh
2002—2005
PROFESSOR of Ancient Near Eastern Religions, School of Divinity, University of Edinburgh
1998⎯2002
READER in Religious Studies, Department of Theology and Religious Studies, University of Edinburgh
1989⎯1998
SENIOR LECTURER in Religious Studies, Department of Theology and Religious Studies, University of
Edinburgh
1988⎯1989
LECTURER in Religious Studies, Department of Theology and Religious Studies, University of
Edinburgh
1977⎯1978
LECTURER in Hebrew and Old Testament, Department of Religious Studies, University of Ibadan
1975
LECTURER in Religious Studies (part-time), Department of Religious Studies, University of Stirling
1970⎯1988
LECTURER in Religious Studies, Department of Religious Studies, University of Glasgow

MEMBERSHIP OF SOCIETIES (past and present):
American Schools of Oriental Research
British Association for Near Eastern Archaeology
British Association for the Study of Religion
British School of Archaeology in Jerusalem (Secretary 1993—94)
Council for British Research in the Levant
European Association for Biblical Studies
Folklore Society
Glasgow University Oriental Society (Secretary 1978—84)
International Association for the History of Religion
Royal Asiatic Society (Fellow)
Society for Old Testament Study (committee member 2015-)
Society of Biblical Literature
Traditional Cosmology Society

MEMBERSHIP OF COMMITTEES:
Honorary Secretary of the British School of Archaeology, i/c the Edinburgh Secretariat, and Member of Council. March 1993—December 1994
Publications Committee member, Traditional Cosmology Society 1993⎯present
Member of Tweedie Exploration Fund Committee 1995⎯2005
Member of Society for Old Testament Study Committee 2015⎯ present

INVITED PAPERS (International):
Bull El and his Avatars: the Iron Age Legacy of an Ugaritian Trope, Colloque Société et religion à Ougarit, Collège de France, Paris September 2016
A ton of angry pot-roast, Oriental Institute, University of Oxford May 2016
Ilimilku the elusive, Macquarie University September 2013
A royal garden, University of Otago March 2012
A royal garden, University of Sydney February 2012
A Garden for the , University of Thessaly, Volos July 2008
Griffins in Ugarit and Israel, University of Illinois, Chicago March 2008
Circumcision and circumstance, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champagne March 2008
Word of tree and whisper of stone, Korean Old Testament Society Meeting, Yonsei University, Seoul, September 2007
Ugarit and the Old Testament, (Fifth Pierson Memorial Lecture) Pyongtaek University, Seoul September 2007
The origin and development of the concept of hell in West Semitic thought, University of Bergen August 2007
The mythic mind revisited, paper and member of panel discussion, Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting, Washington DC Nov 2006
Word of tree and whisper of stone, Society of Biblical Literature International Meeting, Edinburgh July 2006
Social aspects of hell in West Semitic thought, University of Thessaly, Volos July 2005
A la recherche des rephaïm perdus, Colloque internationale, Université de Sherbrooke July 2005
The religious role of the king: the ritual texts, Trinity International University, Chicago February 2005
Le rôle religieux du roi: les textes littéraires, Colloque de Lyon-Paris November 2004
Water symbolism, University of Sydney November 2003
Aspects of royal ideology, University of Sydney November 2003
Marriage, mayhem and murder! An Everyday Story of Royal Folk, University of Chicago October 2003
Royal ideology at Ugarit, Longueil campus (U. Sherbrooke), Montréal October 2003
Ougarit la Source ? Etude Comparative de l’Idéologie Royale, Université de Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada, October 2003
Member of Panel Discussion on D. Pardee Les Textes Rituels (RSO 12, Paris ERC 2000),
Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting, Denver 2001
The Amorite and Hittite antecedents of the Chaoskampf tradition, Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting, New Orleans 1996
Les recherches britanniques dans les études ougaritiques, Colloque, Le pays d’Ougarit autour de 1200 avant J-C, Collège de France, Paris, 1993
The significance of ṢPN in West Semitic thought, Ugarit Colloquium, Ein ostmediterranes Kulturzentrum im Alten Orient, Münster 1993.
The theogony motif in Ugarit and the Bible, International symposium on Ugarit and the Bible, Manchester 1992

In addition I have given numerous papers at the British Association for the Study of Religion (Oxford); the Society for Old Testament Study (London, Nottingham, Chester, Durham [twice], Sheffield); the Traditional Cosmology Society (Edinburgh), the Society for Biblical Literature addition to above, in Boston, New Orleans, San Antonio, San Diego, San Francisco, Nashville, Orlando, Toronto); the Scottish Mediaeval Group (Stirling, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Glasgow); the Glasgow University Oriental Society (Glasgow); and at the Old Testament seminars at Oxford, Cambridge and King’s College London, which I still attend, etc.

MAJOR LECTURES
MARCH 1995: Directeur d’Etudes Invité (=Visiting Reader), Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, Paris-Sorbonne (Paris IV), Section des Sciences Religieuses, Religions du Proche-Orient Sémitique Ancien.
Title: ‘Aspects de la Mythologie Ouest-Sémitique’.
MAY 2005 Professeur Invité (= Visiting Professor), Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, Paris-Sorbonne (Paris IV), Section des Sciences Religieuses, Religions du Proche-Orient Sémitique
Ancien.
Title: ‘ Symbole et Mémoire: thèmes mythiques de la pensée levantine’.
(not given: illness)

EDITORIAL
General Editor: Gorgias Ugaritic Studies series
(Gorgias Press, Piscataway NJ) 2005⎯
Editorial Board Cosmos, 1980⎯
Editorial Board Blackwell Compass Religion, online journal 2006⎯
Editorial Board Journal of Ancient Egyptian Interconnections, online journal 2008⎯

PEER REVIEWING
American Journal of Philology, Compass Religion, Cosmos, Journal of Hebrew Scripture, Journal of Religion and Violence, Religion, Semitica et Classica, Vetus Testamentum, volumes for Oxford University Press, Bloomsbury Press.

VARIA
Joint Organiser of the International Conference in Ugaritic Studies, at L’Université de Sherbrooke, Québec, July 2005.
Organiser of the International Conference in Ugaritic Studies, Ugarit: Religion and Culture, at Pollock Halls Edinburgh 20⎯23 July 1994. (See Publications §65 for Proceedings.)
Jury member for Habilitation of J-M. Husser of the Université de Strasbourg, held at the Sorbonne (Paris IV) 15 January 1994.

TEACHING
(A) UNDERGRADUATE TEACHING (in last two years of employment, 2003-5):
LEVEL and SUBJECT
i) (1) Religion 1 (Ancient Near East)
ii) (2) Religion 2 (History of Religions)
iii) (1) Biblical Studies 1 (Genesis)
iv) (3/4) Honours: Ugaritic Language
v) (3/4) Honours: Egyptian Religion
vi) (3/4) Honours: Canaanite Religion
vii) (3/4) Honours: Hebrew Myth
COURSES PREVIOUSLY TAUGHT at EDINBURGH
i) (2) Selected Psalms (Hebrew)
ii) (3/4) Myth and Symbol
iii) 3/4) Violence in Ancient Religion at GLASGOW
i) (1-4) various courses on early Hinduism (Veda, Upaniṣads, theistic systems)—also at Stirling 1975
ii) (1) short courses on Buddhism and Jainism
iii) (1-4) various courses on Israelite religion, pre-and post-exilic
iv) (3-4) Egyptian Religion, Canaanite Religion
( B ) P O S T – G R A D U A T E : P H D S S U P E R V I S E D
(* dissertation subsequently published)
Glasgow:
* David R. West
Edinburgh:
* Judit Blair
Diana Brown
* Sang Youl Cho
* Richard Clark
Jeffrey B. Lloyd
* Eric L. Ortlund
Mares Walter
* Steve Wiggins
Laura Yoffe
Paris (EPHE) current:
Vanessa Juloux

P U B L I C A T I O N S
(1974-2016)
red = books, contributions to books, and books reviewed
1974
1. Attar and the devil, Transactions of the Glasgow University Oriental Society 25:85-97.
1976
2. Atonement theology in Ugarit and Israel, Ugarit-Forschungen 8:415-30.
1977
3. Some problems in the Nikkal poem (CTA 24), Ugarit-Forschungen 9:285-290.
4. The identity of Mt w Šr, Ugarit-Forschungen 9:379-381.
1978
5. The problem of the ‘god of the fathers’, Zeitschrift für die Alttestamentliche Wissenschaft 90:101-104
reprinted 2005 (The Mythic Mind ), 1-5.
1979
6. Some observations on the idea of history among the West Semitic peoples, Ugarit-Forschungen
11:825-32 (Schaeffer FS).
7. The development of the tradition in Exodus 3, Zeitschrift für die Alttestamentliche Wissenschaft
91:437-442 reprinted 2005 (The Mythic Mind ), 6-12.
8. The Old Testament historiography of the exilic period, Studia Theologica 33:45-67.
1980
9. The relationship of the deities Dagan and Hadad, Ugarit-Forschungen 12:375-379.
1981
10. Interpreting the creation and fall story in Genesis 2-3, Zeitschrift für die Alttestamentliche
Wissenschaft 93:10-21.
1983
11. A press-seal, possibly of Indus type, found in Iraq, Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society 1983:3-6.
12. The stela of the seated god from Ugarit, Ugarit-Forschungen 15:271-7.
13. A suggested historical context for the Keret story, Ugarit-Forschungen 15:316-8.
1984
14. The Anat stela from Ugarit and its ramifications, Ugarit-Forschungen 16:327-37.
1985
15. ‘Araunah the Jebusite’ and the throne of David, Studia Theologica 39:39-53 reprinted 2005 (‘Such
Divinity’ ), 1-12.
16. ‘Jedidiah’ and cognate forms as a title of royal legitimation, Biblica 66:112-25 reprinted 2005
(‘Such Divinity’ ), 13-22.
17. Possible Indo-European influence in Ugaritic thought, Ugarit-Forschungen 17:371-4.
18. Killing and cosmogony in Canaanite and biblical thought, Ugarit-Forschungen 17:375-81.
19. Cosmic entropy in Ugaritic religious thought, Ugarit-Forschungen 17:383-6.
1986
20. Devas and Asuras in early Indian religious thought, Scottish Journal for Religious Studies 7:61-77.
21. Cain’s wife, Folklore 7:88-95, 232 reprinted 2005 (‘Such Divinity’ ), 23-30.
22. The significance of the burning bush, Vetus Testamentum 36:361-5 reprinted 2005 (The Mythic Mind ), 13-17.
23. The hollow crown: ambivalent elements in West Semitic royal ideology, Ugarit-Forschungen 18:421-36 reprinted 2005 (‘Such Divinity’ ), 31-48.
24. The AB Cycle and kingship in Ugaritic thought, Cosmos 2:136-42.
1987
25. Who killed the dragon? Aula Orientalis 5:185-98 reprinted 2005 (The Mythic Mind ), 18-37.
26. Sea and desert: symbolic geography in West Semitic religious thought, Ugarit-Forschungen 19:375-
89 reprinted 2005 (The Mythic Mind ), 38-54.
27. Baal’s boars, Ugarit-Forschungen 19:391-8.
28. Echoes of the king and his Ka: an ideological motif in the story of Solomon’s birth, Ugarit-
Forschungen 19:399-404. reprinted 2005 (‘Such Divinity’ ), 49-53.
1988
29. When Adam delved: the meaning of Genesis III 23, Vetus Testamentum 38:117-22 reprinted 2005 (‘Such Divinity’ ), 55-59.
30. The source of the Ugaritic myth of the conflict of Baal and Yam, Ugarit-Forschungen 20:375-85 (Loretz FS).
1989
31. Aśvamedha and Puruṣamedha in ancient India, Religion 19:1-11.
32. Near eastern echoes of Aryan tradition, Studi e Materiali di Storia delle Religioni 55 (NS 13):5-29.
33. Quaternities in the mythology of Baal, Ugarit-Forschungen 21:451-459.
1990
34. There and back again: the significance of movement in the Priestly Work, Scandinavian Journal of the Old Testament 1990 i: 61-80.
35. Where did Jacob dream his dream? Scandinavian Journal of the Old Testament 1990 ii:44-57 reprinted 2010 (Archaeology of Myth), 1-12.
36. The expression Bekôr Māwet in Job xviii 13 and its mythological background, Vetus Testamentum
40:207-16.
37. David’s census and the tripartite theory, Vetus Testamentum 40:352-60.
38. ‘Supposing him to be the gardener’ ( John 20, 15): a study of the Paradise motif in John,
Zeitschrift für die Neutestamentliche Wissenschaft 25:21-38 reprinted 2005 (‘Such Divinity’ ), 61-76.
39. Symbols of exile, Svensk Exegetisk Årsbok 55:39-58 reprinted 2005 (The Mythic Mind ), 55-71.
40. The story of Dinah and Shechem, Ugarit-Forschungen 22:434-58 reprinted 2010 (Archaeology of Myth), 13-42.
41. A further weapon for Baal? Ugarit-Forschungen 22:459-65.
42. Introductory essay: Religion in the Ancient Near East: 460-61 in The Guinness Encyclopaedia London 1990. (Invited article)
1992
43. Of calves and kings: the Canaanite dimension in Israelite religion, Scandinavian Journal of the Old Testament 6:68-91 reprinted 2005 (The Mythic Mind ), 72-91.
44. A new look at the term šdmt, Journal of Semitic Studies 37:149-53 reprinted 2007 (Word of Tree) 1-5.
45. The titles of the Ugaritic storm-god, Ugarit-Forschungen 24:403-24 reprinted 2007 (Word of Tree) 7-40.
46. The pruning of the vine in KTU 1.23, Ugarit-Forschungen 24:425-7 reprinted 2007 (Word of Tree) 41-45.
47. Baal, Dagan and Fred: a rejoinder, Ugarit-Forschungen 24:428-30.
1993
48. 180 Entries under Ancient Near Eastern Religions, Israelite Religion, Judaism I, in: M. PYE
(editor) Macmillan Dictionary of Religion (London: Macmillan 1993).
49. The darkness of Genesis i 2, Vetus Testamentum 43:543-54 reprinted 2005 (The Mythic Mind ), 92-101.
1994
50. The meaning of El Roi and the mythological dimension of Genesis 16, Scandinavian Journal of the Old Testament 8:141-51 reprinted 2005 (‘Such Divinity’ ), 77-84.
51. The theogony motif in Ugarit and the Bible, 395-419 in G. J. BROOKE—A. H. W. CURTIS—J.
F. HEALEY (editors) Ugarit and the Bible (Ugaritisch-Biblische Literatur 11, Münster: Ugarit-Verlag 1994) reprinted 2005 (‘Such Divinity’ ), 85-101.
1995
52. The significance of ṣpn in West Semitic thought, 213-37 in M. DIETRICH—O. LORETZ (editors)
Ugarit: ein ostmediterranes Kulturzentrum im Alten Orient (Abhandlungen zur Literatur Alt-Syrien-Palästina 7, Münster: Ugarit-Verlag 1995) reprinted 2005 (The Mythic Mind ), 102-24.
53. Asherah, cols. 183-95, in K. VAN DER TOORN—B. BECKING—P. W. VAN DER HORST (editors)
Dictionary of Deities and Demons in the Bible (Leiden: Brill 1995, 19992 , 99-105).
54. Astarte, cols. 203-13, in K. VAN DER TOORN—B. BECKING—P. W. VAN DER HORST (editors)
Dictionary of Deities and Demons in the Bible (Leiden: Brill 1995, 19992 , 109-14).
55. Calf, cols. 344-48, in K. VAN DER TOORN—B. BECKING—P. W. VAN DER HORST (editors)
Dictionary of Deities and Demons in the Bible (Leiden: Brill 1995, 19992 , 180-82).
56. Eve, cols. 599-602, in K. VAN DER TOORN—B. BECKING—P. W. VAN DER HORST (editors)
Dictionary of Deities and Demons in the Bible (Leiden: Brill 1995, 19992 , 316-17).
57. Kinnaru, cols. 911-13, in K. VAN DER TOORN—B. BECKING—P. W. VAN DER HORST (editors)
Dictionary of Deities and Demons in the Bible (Leiden: Brill 1995, 19992 , 488).
58. Oil, cols. 1207-8, in K. VAN DER TOORN—B. BECKING—P. W. VAN DER HORST (editors)
Dictionary of Deities and Demons in the Bible (Leiden: Brill 1995, 19992 , 640).
59. Qeteb, cols. 1269-72, in K. VAN DER TOORN—B. BECKING—P. W. VAN DER HORST (editors)
Dictionary of Deities and Demons in the Bible (Leiden: Brill 1995, 19992 , 673-74).
60. Jonathan’s adventure and a philological conundrum, Palestine Exploration Quarterly 1995:62-69.
61. The liturgical context of Psalm 19 and its mythical and ritual origins, Ugarit-Forschungen 27:559-
96 reprinted 2005 (‘Such Divinity’ ), 103-31.
62. (with J. B. LLOYD): Ugaritic past and present: aspects of a cuneiform alphabet, Cosmos 11:33-54.
63. (with J. B. LLOYD): Ugarit in Cyberspace, Ugarit-Forschungen 27:597.
1996
64. authored book, Myths of Power. A Study of Royal Myth and Ideology in Ugaritic and Biblical Tradition
(Ugaritisch-Biblische Literatur 13, Münster: Ugarit-Verlag).
65. edited book, with W. G. E. WATSON—J. B. LLOYD (editors) Ugarit, Religion and Culture.
Proceedings of the International Colloquium on Ugarit, Religion and Culture Edinburgh July 1994. Essays
in Honour of Professor J. C. L. Gibson (Ugaritisch-Biblische Literatur 12, Münster: Ugarit-Verlag,
1996).
66. The vocabulary and neurology of orientation: the Ugaritic and Hebrew evidence, 351-80 in N.
WYATT—W. G. E. WATSON—J. B. LLOYD (editors) Ugarit, Religion and Culture (Ugaritisch-
Biblische Literatur 12, Münster: Ugarit-Verlag, 1996) reprinted 2005 (The Mythic Mind ), 125-50.
67. Le centre du monde dans les littératures d’Ougarit et d’Israël, Journal of Northwest Semitic
Languages 21:123-42.
68. Les mythes des Dioscures et l’idéologie royale dans les littératures d’Ougarit et d’Israël, Revue
Biblique 63:481-516.
69. (with J. B. LLOYD): The Edinburgh Ras Shamra Project: an Introduction, 423-30 in N.
WYATT—W. G. E. WATSON—J. B. LLOYD (editors) Ugarit, Religion and Culture (UBL 12,
Münster: Ugarit-Verlag).
1997
70. Ilimilku’s ideological programme: Ugaritic royal propaganda, and a biblical postscript, Ugarit-
Forschungen 29:775-96 reprinted 2005 (‘Such Divinity’ ), 133-49.
71. (with W. G. E. WATSON): De nouveau sur les armes cérémonielles, Notes Assyriologiques Brèves et
Utilitaires 1997 1:27-28.
1998
72. authored book, Religious Texts from Ugarit. The Words of Ilimilku and his Colleagues (The Biblical Seminar 53, Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press: 1998)
73. Arms and the king: the earliest allusions to the Chaoskampf motif and their implications for the interpretation of the Ugaritic and biblical traditions, 833-82 in M. DIETRICH—I. KOTTSIEPER (editors) ‘Und Mose schrieb dieses Lied auf…’. Studien zum Alten Testament und zum Alten Orient. Festschrift für O. Loretz zur Vollendung seines 70. Lebensjahres mit Beiträgen von Freunden, Schülern und Kollegen (Alter Orient und Altes Testament 250, Münster: Ugarit-Verlag, 1998) reprinted 2005 (‘Such Divinity’ ), 151-89.
74. Understanding polytheism: structure and dynamic in a West Semitic pantheon, Journal of Higher
Criticism 5:24-63 reprinted 2007 (Word of Tree), 47-84. (Invited article)
1999
75. edited book, with W. G. E. WATSON : (W. G. E. WATSON—N. WYATT editors) Handbook of Ugaritic Studies (Handbuch der Orientalistik, Series I vol. 39, Leiden: Brill). Reprinted as paperback, Atlanta GA: SBL Press, 2015.
76. The Story of Aqhat (KTU 1.17-19), 234-58 in WATSON—WYATT (editors) Handbook of Ugaritic Studies (Leiden: Brill).
77. Religion at Ugarit: an overview, 529-85 in WATSON—WYATT (editors) Handbook of Ugaritic Studies (Leiden: Brill) reprinted 2007 (Word of Tree), 85-141.
78. (ed.) Bibliography (‘References’), 755-823 in WATSON—WYATT (editors) Handbook of Ugaritic Studies (Leiden: Brill).
79. Degrees of divinity: mythical and ritual aspects of West Semitic kingship, Ugarit-Forschungen 31:853-87 reprinted 2005 (‘Such Divinity’ ), 191-220.
2000
80. Just how ‘divine’ were the kings of Ugarit? 133-41 in J. SANMARTÍN⎯M. MOLINA⎯I. M. ROWE
(editors) Arbor Scientiae. Estudios del próximo Oriente Antiguo dedicados a Gregorio del Olmo Lete con ocasión de su 65 aniversario (Aula Orientalis 17-18, Madrid: CSIC, 2000). ( Extended version > ‘Degrees of divinity’, Ugarit-Forschungen 31, §79 above.)
2001
81. authored book, Space and Time in the Religious Life of the Ancient Near East (The Biblical Seminar
85, Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press) Now available as PDF ebook (Bloomsbury 2006).
82. The mythic mind, Scandinavian Journal of the Old Testament 15 :3-56 reprinted 2005 (The Mythic
Mind ), 151-88.
83. Dennis Pardee, Les Textes Rituels (RSO 12, Paris: ERC 2000), an appraisal, Ugarit-Forschungen
33:697-706.
2002
84. authored book, Religious Texts from Ugarit ( The Biblical Seminar 53, London: Continuum: second edition) Now available as PDF ebook (Bloomsbury 2006).
85. Ilimilku the theologian: the ideological roles of Athtar and Baal in KTU 1.1 and 1.6, 845-56 in
O. LORETZ—K. METZLER—H. SCHAUDIG (editors), Ex Mesopotamia et Syria Lux. Festschrift für Manfried Dietrich zu seinem 65. Geburtstag am 6.11.2000… (Alter Orient und Altes Testament 281, Münster: Ugarit-Verlag, 2002) reprinted 2005 (‘Such Divinity’ ), 221-30.
2003
86. ‘Water, water everywhere…’: musings on the aqueous myths of the Near East, 211-57 in D. A.
GONZÁLEZ BLANCO—J. P. VITA—J. A. ZAMORA (editors), De la Tablilla a la Inteligencia Artificial. Homenaje al Prof. Jesús Luis Cunchillos en su 65 aniversario (Zaragoza, 2003) reprinted 2005 (The Mythic Mind ), 189-237.
87. What has Ugarit to do with Jerusalem? Edinburgh Review of Theology and Religion (Studies in World Christianity) 8:138-60. (invited article: Inaugural Lecture)
88. A la recherche du temps perdu: recollections of Religious Studies in Glasgow, Bulletin of the British Association for the Study of Religions 98:27-28.
2004
89. Androgyny as a theological strategy in West Semitic thought: some preliminary reflections, 191*-98* in M. HELTZER—M. MALUL (editors) Teshurot LaAvishur. Studies in the Bible and Ancient Near East, in Hebrew and Semitic Languages; Festschrift Presented to Professor Yitzak Avishur on the Occasion of his 65 t h Birthday (Tel Aviv-Jaffa: Archaeological Center Publications, 2004). An extended version, Androgyny as a theological strategy in West Semitic thought, is ch. 13 (238-55) in 2005 book The Mythic Mind (§90).
2005
90. authored book, ‘ There’s Such Divinity Doth Hedge a King’: Selected Essays of Nicolas Wyatt on Royal Ideology in Ugaritic and Old Testament Literature (SOTS Monograph Series, London: Ashgate).
91. authored book, The Mythic Mind: Essays on Cosmology in Ugaritic and Old Testament Literature (Bible World, London: Equinox). Now available as Kindle edition.
92. Epic in Ugaritic Literature, 246-54 in J. M. FOLEY (editor) Blackwell Companion to Ancient Epic (Oxford: Blackwell) reprinted 2007 (Word of Tree), 143-53.
93. Le mariage et le meurtre: stratégies royales au Levant, 213-44 in J.-M. MICHAUD (editor) La Bible et l’Héritage d’Ougarit (Proche-Orient et Littérature Ougaritique I, Sherbrooke, QU: Éditions GGC).
94. Marriage, Mayhem and Murder: an Everyday Story of Royal Folk, (English translation of Le mariage et le meurtre, immediately above) chapter 15 (231-51) in N. WYATT, ‘There’s Such Divinity Doth Hedge a King’ (2005 above).
95. The Religious Role of the King at Ugarit, Ugarit-Forschungen 37:695-728.
2006
96. The seventy sons of Athirat, the nations of the world, Deuteronomy 32.6b, 8–9, and the myth of divine election’, 547-56 in R. REZETKO—T. H. LIM—W. B. AUCKER (editors), Reflection and Refraction: Studies in Biblical Historiography in Honour of A. Graeme Auld (Supplements to Vetus Testamentum, 113; Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers) reprinted 2010 (Archaeology of Myth), 69-77.
97. Religion in Ugarit, 105-60 in J. R. Hinnells (editor) A Handbook of Ancient Religions (Cambridge: Cambridge UP).
98. ‘May Horon Smash Your Head!’: a Curse Formula from Ugarit, 471-79 in G. DEL OLMO LETE—LL. FELIU—A. MILLET ALBÀ (editors) Šapal tibnim mû illak : Studies Presented to Joaquín Sanmartín on the Occasion of His 65th Birthday (Aula Orientalis 17-18) = 2007 (Word of Tree), 155-66.
2007
99. A la recherche des Rephaïm perdus, 579-613 in J.-M. MICHAUD (editor) Le royaume d’Ougarit de la Crète à l’Euphrate. Nouveaux axes de recherche (Proche-Orient et Littérature Ougaritique II, Sherbrooke, QC: Éditions GGC) reprinted 2010 (Archaeology of Myth), 43-68.
100. The religious role of the king at Ugarit, 41-74 in K. LAWSON YOUNGER Jr (editor), Ugarit at Seventy-Five (Winona Lake IN: Eisenbrauns, November 2007). Edited version of §94.
101. Word of Tree and Whisper of Stone: El’s Oracle to King Keret (Kirta), and the Problem of theMechanics of its Utterance, Vetus Testamentum 57:483-510 reprinted 2007 (Word of Tree), 167-92.
102. authored book, Word of Tree and Whisper of Stone, and Other Papers on Ugaritian Thought (Gorgias Ugaritic Series 1, Piscataway NJ: Gorgias Press).
103. Old men or progenitors? A proposal to emend the text of Deuteronomy 32:7 and Proverbs 23:22, Studi Epigrafici e Linguistici, 24:33-37 reprinted 2010 (Archaeology of Myth), 78-82.
104. Making Sense of the Senseless: correcting scribal errors in Ugaritic, Ugarit-Forschungen 39:757-72.
2008
105. The mythic mind revisited: myth and history, or myth versus history, a continuing problem in biblical studies, Scandinavian Journal of the Old Testament, 22 2008, 161-75 reprinted 2010(Archaeology of Myth), 83-93.
106. Grasping the Griffin: identifying and characterizing the griffin in West Semitic tradition, Journal of Ancient Egyptian Interconnections 1:29-39 (ELECTRONIC JOURNAL).
2009
107. The concept and purpose of Hell: its nature and development in West Semitic thought, Numen 56:161-84.
108. Circumcision and circumstance: male genital mutilation in ancient Israel and Ugarit, Journal for the Study of the Old Testament 33:405-31.
2010
109. authored book, The Archaeology of Myth: Papers on Old Testament Tradition (Bible World, London: Equinox).
110. Royal religion in ancient Judah, 61-81 in F. STAVRAKOPOULOU—J. BARTON (editors) Religious Diversity in Ancient Israel (London: T. & T. Clark.).
2011
111. ( joint chapter with N. MARINATOS): Levantine and Greek mythological conceptions of the Beyond, §4.3, 383-410 in K. DOWDEN—N. LIVINGSTONE (editors) Blackwell Companion to Greek Mythology (Oxford: Blackwell)
2012
112. After Death has us parted: encounters between the living and the dead in the ancient Semitic world (in §113, The Perfumes of Seven Tamarisks, 257-91).
113. co-edited book: G. DEL OLMO LETE—J. VIDAL—N. WYATT (editors), The Perfumes of Seven Tamarisks: Studies in Honour of Wilfred G. E. Watson (Alter Orient und Altes Testament 394, Münster: Ugarit-Verlag).
2013
114. ( joint chapter with S. WYATT): The longue durée in the beef business, 417-50 in O. LORETZ—S. RIBICHINI—W. G. E. WATSON—J.-A. ZAMORA (editors), Ritual, Religion and
Reason. Studies in the Ancient World in Honour of Paolo Xella (Alter Orient und Altes Testament 404, Münster: Ugarit-Verlag).
2014
115. A royal garden: the ideology of Eden, Scandinavian Journal of the Old Testament 28:1-35.
116. ( joint with W. G. E. WATSON): KTU 1.124 revisited: a second opinion, Journal des Médecines Cunéiformes 24:41-48.
117. ( joint with W. G. E. WATSON): KTU 1.124 again: further reflexions, Ugarit-Forschungen 45:305-11.
(hors séries) Peer review in Paradise: a study in reception criticism. (https://www.academia.edu/6927593/Peer_Review_in_Paradise_a_study_in_Reception_Criticism)
2015
118. The evidence of the colophons in the assessment of Ilimilku’s scribal and authorial role, Ugarit-Forschungen 46:399-446.
IN PRESS, FORTHCOMING
119. Ilimilku of Ugarit, l’homme et l’oeuvre, in M. CHOAT—R. YUEN-COLLINGRIDGE—J. CROMWELL—R. AST—J. LOUGOVAYA (editors), Observing the Scribe at Work: Scribal Practice in the Ancient World (Orientalia Lovaniensia Analecta ***, Louvain: Peeters).
120. Distinguishing wood and trees in the waters: creation in biblical thought, in R. WATSON—A. H. W. CURTIS (editors), ‘How Long Will You Go Limping with Two Different Opinions?’ Creative Conversations on Canaan and the Bible (Berlin, New York: de Gruyter) [provisional title].
121. Response to Tsumura, in WATSON—CURTIS, as above.
122. ( joint with D. T. TSUMURA), Concluding reflections, in WATSON—CURTIS, as above.
123. Immortality and the rise of resurrection, in F. STAVRAKOULOU (editor), Life and Death: Social Perspectives on Biblical Bodies (Hebrew Bible in Social Perspective; Bloomsbury—T & T Clark).
124. The Rumpelstiltskin factor: explorations in the arithmetic of pantheons, in H. HUFFMON—A. J. FERRARA (editors), Simon B. Parker Memorial Volume, (Winona Lake MT: Eisenbrauns)[provisional title].
125. Bull El and his Avatars: the Iron Age Legacy of an Ugaritian Trope, FS contribution (Ras Shamra Ougarit volume ***, Paris: ERC).
126. Scribal practice at Ugarit: a study of Ilimilku’s techniques. (Macquarie University 2013 conference proceedings volume).
127. The problem of “dying and rising” gods: the case of Baal, Ugarit-Forschungen ****.
etc.
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000 The Relationship of Yahweh and El: a study of two cults and their related mythology Glasgow University PhD 1976 unpublished. See below (*000).
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FESTSCHRIFT RECEIVED:
Wilfred G.E WATSON (editor)
He Unfurrowed his Brow and Laughed”. Essays in Honour of Professor Nicolas Wyatt (Alter Orient und Altes Testament 299, Münster: Ugarit-Verlag, 2007 )
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B O O K S
000 authored (unpublished), The Relationship of Yahweh and El: a study of two cults and their related mythology (PHD DISSERTATION) http://theses.gla.ac.uk/2160/
001 edited, with W. G. E. WATSON and J. B. LLOYD (N. WYATT—W. G. E. WATSON—J. B. LLOYD editors) Ugarit, Religion and Culture. Proceedings of the International Colloquium on Ugarit, Religion and Culture Edinburgh July 1994. Essays in Honour of Professor J. C. L. Gibson (Ugaritisch-Biblische Literatur 12, Münster: Ugarit-Verlag, 1996).
002 authored, Myths of Power. A Study of Royal Myth and Ideology in Ugaritic and Biblical Tradition (Ugaritisch-Biblische Literatur 13, Münster: Ugarit-Verlag 1996).
003 authored, Religious Texts from Ugarit. The Words of Ilimilku and his Colleagues (The Biblical Seminar 53, Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press: 1998)
004 edited, with W. G. E. WATSON : (W. G. E. WATSON—N. WYATT editors) Handbook of Ugaritic Studies (Handbuch der Orientalistik, Series I vol. 39, Leiden: Brill 1999). Reprinted
paperback, Atlanta GA: SBL Press, 2015.
005 authored, Space and Time in the Religious Life of the Ancient Near East (The Biblical Seminar 85, Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press 2001).
(003a) authored, Religious Texts from Ugarit ( The Biblical Seminar 53, London: Continuum: second edition 2002, electronic version 2006).
006 authored, ‘ There’s Such Divinity Doth Hedge a King’: Selected Essays of Nicolas Wyatt on Royal Ideology in Ugaritic and Old Testament Literature (SOTS Monograph Series, London: Ashgate 2005).
007 authored, The Mythic Mind: Essays on Cosmology in Ugaritic and Old Testament Literature (Bible World, London: Equinox 2005).
008 authored, Word of Tree and Whisper of Stone, and Other Papers on Ugaritian Thought (Gorgias Ugaritic Series 1, Piscataway NJ: Gorgias Press 2007).
009 authored, The Archaeology of Myth: Papers on Old Testament Tradition (Bible World, London: Equinox 2010).
010 edited, with G. DEL OLMO LETE—J. VIDAL (G. DEL OLMO LETE—J. VIDAL—N. WYATT, editors), The Perfumes of Seven Tamarisks: Studies in Honour of Wilfred G. E. Watson (Alter Orient und Altes Testament 394, Münster: Ugarit-Verlag 2012).
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BOOK CHAPTERS AND DICTIONARY ENTRIES (other than FS contributions):
42, 48, 51, 52, 53-59, 66, 69, 73, 76, 77, 78, 92, 93, 97, 99, 100, 110, 111, 119, 120, 121, 122, 123, 126.
FESTSCHRIFT CONTRIBUTIONS:
6 (Schaeffer), 30 (Loretz), 73 (Loretz), 80 (del Olmo Lete), 85 (Dietrich), 86 (Cunchillos), 89
(Avishur), 96 (Auld), 98 (Sanmartín), 112 (Watson), 114 (Xella), 124 (Parker Memorial), 125 (—)
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LONGER REVIEWS
(numerous short reviews in SOTS Booklist [ = JSOT Fascicle 5] and Expository Times)

1 John DAY, God’s Conflict with the Dragon and the Sea, Scottish Journal of Religious Studies 6 (1985) 143-44.
2 Killing and cosmogony in Canaanite and biblical thought (review article on John DAY, God’s Conflict… = §18 above), Ugarit-Forschungen 17:375-81.
3 Margaret BARKER, The Older Testament, Scottish Journal of Religious Studies 11 (1990) 57-58.
4 Johannes DE MOOR, An Anthology of Religious Texts from Ugarit, Scottish Journal of Religious Studies 13 (1992) 66-68.
5 Johannes DE MOOR, The Rise of Yahwism: The Roots of Israelite Monotheism, Religion 23 (1993) 97-101.
6 John Gwyn GRIFFITHS, Triads and Trinity, The Edinburgh Review of Theology and Religion (Studies in World Christianity) 3 (1997) 248-51.
7 Sarah COAKLEY, Religion and the Body, The Edinburgh Review of Theology and Religion (Studies in World Christianity) 4 (1998) 269-73.
8 Ingvild GILHUS, Laughing Gods, Weeping Virgins, The Edinburgh Review of Theology and Religion (Studies in World Christianity) 4 (1998) 273-76.
9 Dennis PARDEE, Les Textes Rituels, Ugarit Forschungen 33:697-706 (review article: see §83 above).
10 Mark S. SMITH, Untold Stories: The Bible and Ugaritic Studies in the Twentieth Century, Journal of Hebrew Scriptures 4 (2002-3).
11 Timothy K BEAL, Religion and its Monsters, The Edinburgh Review of Theology and Religion (Studies in World Christianity) 9 (2003) 128-34.
12 Mark S. SMITH, The Origins of Biblical Monotheism, Journal of Near Eastern Studies 63 (2004) 291-95.
13 Francesca STRAVRAKOPOULOU, King Manasseh and Child Sacrifice, Journal of Theological Studies 59 (2008) 222-23.
14 Rebecca WATSON, Chaos Uncreated, Journal of Semitic Studies 53 (2008) 338-40.
15 Kevin M. MCGEOUGH, Ugaritic Economic Tablets. Text, Translation and Notes, Palestine Exploration Quarterly 146 (2014) 170-72.
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