A Grammar of Akkadian (Harvard Semitic Studies) (English and Akkadian Edition ) [John Huehnergard] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A Grammar of Akkadian has 38 ratings and 7 reviews. Jared said: Huehnergard’s grammar is excellent. Divided into 38 lessons with more than ample numbers. On his Academia page, Prof Huehnergard has posted a PDF of the 3rd edition of his A Grammar of Akkadian and the answer key.
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Ardi rated it it was amazing Aug 02, By the end of the grammar, students are translating directly from the cuneiform signs, as well amkadian normalizing and transliterating other texts. Return to Book Page. An Introductorion to Sumerian Grammar. More frustrating was the publisher’s decision to break the various columns of LC Hammurapi onto multiple pages, forcing students to jump back and forth between texts, the order of which is never explained.
It is well written with extensive examples and exercises. Gramar have only used the prepublished version, but it was the textbook for my second year Akkadian class.
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 Huehnwrgard great introductory text for learning Cuneiform, Akkadian, and Sumerian logograms; however, be prepared for some confusion.
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To see what your friends thought of this book, akkadiqn sign up. I Used this book for a linguistics project, comparing the grammar of Old Babylonian Akk to Akkadiaj Arabic, and it was an immense help.
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A Grammar of Akkadian by John Huehnergard
Want to add to the discussion? It is an I have only used the prepublished version, but it was the textbook for my second year Akkadian class. Oct 25, John Hinton rated it it was amazing. Thanks for telling us about the problem.
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Tom rated it liked it Sep 20, David Witthoff rated it really liked it May 05, For some reason, some of Huehnergard’s books didn’t seem to make the transition.
Having read Gilgamesh in huehnergarc with the aid of this textbook was one of my life’s most memorable literary experiences. Oct 11, Vanttefan rated it really liked it Shelves: Assyriology submitted 9 months ago by vgrt2.
Flash Sheridan rated it it was amazing Nov 07, A fantastic resource, but unrealistic akkasian get done, even in a calendar year.
With all the stuff that has been going on with this book this year, I’m glad that he could make it available. Sara rated it it was amazing Jan 23, Dialect-wise, he restricts himself to Old Babylonian, but he wants you to learn all aokadian cuneiform from nearly-Sumerian to Neo-Akkadian, which is way to much.
Ot trivia or quizzes yet. A lot of the first year Akkadian students were telling me that the price of the hard copy shot through the roof almost overnight. Hardcoverpages.
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.