Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, 2006
Areas of Expertise
Ancient Near East, late 3rd – early 2nd millennium BCE; history of religion, women’s
history, language and literature
Alhena Gadotti earned her PhD in Near Eastern Studies at the Johns Hopkins University
in 2006. Her dissertation, Gilgamesh, Enkidu and the Netherworld and the Sumerian Gilgamesh Cycle, was published by DeGruyter in 2014. She is currently collaborating with Dr. Alexandra
Kleinerman, Cornell University, to complete the edition of about 700 lexical texts
to be published in the CUSAS series.
“Never Truly Hers: Ereškigal’s Dowry and the Rulership of the Netherworld.”Journal of Ancient Near Eastern Religion 20 (2020): 1–16.
“A New Manuscript of Gilgamesh, Enkidu and the Netherworld,” (with Alexandra Kleinerman). In From Mari to Jerusalem: Assyriological and Biblical Studies in Honor of Jack Murad
Sasson, edited by Annalisa Azzoni, Alexandra Kleinerman, Douglas A. Knight, and David I. Owen.
University Park, PA: Eisenbrauns – Pennsylvania State University Press, 2020, 141–146.
“Between Tradition and Innovation: Two New Larsa Hymns in a Private Collection, London” (with Alexandra Kleinerman). mu-zu an-za3-še3 kur-ur2-še3 he2-ĝal2: Altorientalistische Studien zu Ehren von Konrad Volk, edited by J. Baldwin and J. Matiszak. Münster: Zaphon, 2020, 117–130.
“The Rules of the School” (with Alexandra Kleinerman). Journal of the American Oriental Society137/1 (2017): 89-117.
“Mesopotamian Women’s Cultic Roles in the Late 3rd– Early 2ndMillennia BCE.” In Women in Antiquity: Real Women from Across the Ancient World, ed. by Stephanie Lynn Budin and Jean Macintosh Turfa. Routledge 2016, 65-76.
|HIST 160||World History Before 1300|
|HIST 202||Cities of the Ancient World|
|HIST 309||The Etruscans: Anatomy of a Civilization|
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