Prof. Peter DubovskyProfessor of History and OT Exegesis

    Research Profile

    I have started as a researcher in biochemistry and then moved to biblical scholarship. My field of studies is ancient history, Assyriology and exegesis of the Old Testament. My current project is a commentary on the Book of Kings from the reception viewpoint.

    Teaching Profile

    Historical Books; History; Modern, rabbinic and patristic exegesis; Religious reforms in the OT; Living under the Assyrian Empire


    Selected Publications

    Dubovský, Peter. The Building of the First Temple: A Study in Redactional, Text-Critical and Historical Perspective. Fat. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2015.

    Dubovský, Peter. Hezekiah and the Assyrian Spies : Reconstruction of the Neo-Assyrian Intelligence Services and Its Significance for 2 Kings 18-19. Biblica Et Orientalia. Roma: Pontificio Istituto Biblico, 2006.

    Dubovský, Peter, and Federico Giuntoli. Stones, Tablets, and Scrolls : Periods of the Formation of the Bible. Arcb. Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, 2020.

    Dubovský, Peter, and Agustinus Gianto. Changing Faces of Kingship in Syria-Palestine 1500-500 Bce. Aoat. Münster: Ugarit Verlag, 2018.

    Dubovský, Peter. “Los Métodos Histórico-Críticos: Temores Y Esperanzas De Exegetas Y Clérigos.” In La Interpretación De La Biblia : Xlvii Jornadas De La Facultad De Teología De La Upsa, edited by Santiago Guijarro Oporto. Aula De Teología, 97-121. Salamanca: Universidad Pontificia de Salamanca, 2017.

    Dubovský, Peter, and Jean-Pierre Sonnet. Ogni Scrittura È Ispirata: Nuove Prospettive Sull’ispirazione Biblica. Lectio. Roma; Milano: GBP; San Paolo, 2013.

    Dubovský, Peter. “Ripping Open Pregnant Arab Women: Reliefs in Room L of Ashurbanipal’s North Palace.” Or 78, no. 3 (2009): 394-419.

    Dubovský, Peter. “Assyrian Downfall through Isaiah’s Eyes (2 Kings 15-23): The Historiography of Representation.” Bib 89 (2008): 1-16.

    Dubovský, Peter. “Tiglath-Pileser Iii’s Campaigns in 734-732 B.C.: Historical Background of Isa 7, 2 Kgs 15-16 and 2 Chr 27-28.” Biblica 87 (2006): 153-70.

    Dubovský, Peter. “A Sociological Reading of Slavery Legislation in the Covenant Code and Other Biblical and Extra-Biblical Documents.” Studia Aloisiana 6 (2004): 59-75.



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