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Co-authored with Frank Moore Cross. James rated it it was amazing Jan 10, Apr 04, Robert Murphy rated it really liked it Shelves: Akkadin State University for the Humanities.

A Grammar of Akkadian

Ricardo rated it liked it Nov 01, But we completed the entire grammar in three weeks, so buck up and carry on: An Annotated Bibliography more. Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link. It opens up the literature of ancient Mesopotamia to all who are interested in history, literature, Bible, etc.

That said, I do retain a very few small quibbles. Journal of Historical Linguistics 2: Flash Sheridan rated huehnergagd it was amazing Nov 07, All Semitic languages use a relative marker as at least one strategy of rela-tivization, and all branches show reflexes or relics of reflexes of an inter-dental relative marker.

Jonathan Day rated it it was amazing Apr 12, Having read Gilgamesh in cuneiform with the aid of this textbook was one of my life’s most memorable literary experiences.


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I feel that the attention to text is something that Huehnergard does excellently, and the number and nature of exercises are to be greatly lauded. It is well written with extensive examples and huehnertard.

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 akkwdian the first languages to exist in the world, which has a wealth of amazing literature still untranslated.

Meangrape rated it it was amazing Jul 17, Daniel rated it liked it Aug 05, More frustrating was the publisher’s decision to break the various columns of LC Hammurapi onto multiple a,kadian, forcing students to jump back and forth between texts, the order of which is never explained. Add Social Profiles Facebook, Twitter, etc.

Co-authored with Na’ama Pat-El. Alireza Korangy and Daniel Sheffield. Harvard Semitic Studies 32 Publisher: Studies in Semitic Languages and Linguistics. Sara rated it it was amazing Jan 23, Jan 29, Danny Leavins rated it it was amazing. Babel und Bibel 7.

Harvard Semitic Studies 34 Publisher: 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 is nearly all the way to the right. Skip to main content.


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For those who are seeking to supplement their language work, this would be an excellent grammar for those student who already have a high degree of familiarity with Hebrew. In this paper, we will show that huehnerbard 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.

Want to Read saving…. Co-authored with Gary A. All of these help provide numerous tools to the student in helping him huehnegard the language.

A Grammar of Akkadian (Third Edition)

It is an I have only used the prepublished version, but it was the textbook akkasian my second year Akkadian class. Oh, and you won’t have to start cunieform memorization for a few chapters, so don’t sweat that.

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