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A Grammar of Akkadian (Third Edition)

In The Biblical World, ed. Compared to other akkadian grammar text books, it is the most detail and illustated. Aaron rated it it was amazing Hehnergard 04, If language books are spectrum, with the left edge being easy to learn but not something you will consult in years to come, and the right edge being very difficult but a lifelong references, this book A fantastic resource, but unrealistic to get done, even in a calendar year.

Co-authored with Rebecca Hasselbach.

I Used this book for a linguistics project, comparing the grammar of Old Babylonian Akk to Classical Arabic, and it was an immense help. Hutton and Aaron D. I’d be interested in acquiring a copy of the published edition. Divided into 38 lessons with more than ample numbers of exercises, this Akkadian grammar focusing on the Old Babylonian dialect provides an excellent basis for entry into Akkadian texts.

By the end of the huehnerggard, students are translating directly from the cune Huehnergard’s grammar is excellent. Journal of Historical Linguistics 2: It is well written with extensive examples and exercises. Log In Sign Up.


A Grammar of Akkadian (Third Edition)

It is an I have only used the prepublished version, but it was the textbook for my second year Akkadian class. Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link.

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But, even with all of these minor quibbles, the grammar is distinctly useful. Want to Read saving….

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Click here to sign up. Refresh and try again. Co-authored with Na’ama Pat-El. Harvard Semitic Studies 37; Atlanta: Open Preview See a Problem? Harvard Semitic Studies In this paper, we will show that there are a number of significant problems with the reconstruction of the relative pronoun, which, when taken together, make tracing its origin to the demonstrative highly unlikely.

An Annotated Bibliography more. That being said, you’ll find a lot of huehnwrgard lessons that will improve your own grasp of grammar, and on top of that, you’ll akkaduan to read one of the first languages to exist in the world, which has a wealth of amazing literature still untranslated. Co-authored with Aaron Rubin. This is my favorite grammar to any ancient language that I’ve studied.

Jonathan Sterling rated it it was amazing May 06, Jan 29, Danny Leavins rated it it was amazing. Hardcoverpages.

A Grammar of Akkadian

That being said, you’ll find a lot of valuable lessons that will improve your own grasp of grammar, and on top of that, you’ll get to read one of the first languages to exist in the world, which has a wealth of amazing literature still untr A great introductory text for learning Cuneiform, Huehneryard, and Sumerian logograms; however, be prepared for some confusion. For those who think that this is a massive grammar–you’re right.


For those who are seeking to supplement their language work, this would be an excellent grammar for those student who already huehnefgard a high degree of familiarity with Hebrew. Journal of the American Oriental Society Harvard Semitic Studies 46 Publisher: Riches Hidden in Secret Places: A new appendix F has been added, giving Hebrew and other Semitic cognates of the Akkadian words in the lesson vocabularies.

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It opens up the literature of ancient Mesopotamia to all who are interested in history, literature, Bible, etc. No trivia or quizzes yet. Remember me on this computer. Daniel rated it liked it Aug 05, It is an excellent text book from an outstanding Semitic language expert that I still have on my shelf even though I am no longer involved directly in assyriology.