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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With all the stuff that has been going on with this book this year, I’m glad that he could make it available.
This book is not yet featured on Listopia. It opens up the literature of ancient Mesopotamia to all who are interested in history, literature, Bible, etc. James rated it it was amazing Jan 10, 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.
Theresadan rated it really liked it Dec 13, To ask other readers questions about A Grammar of Akkadianplease sign up. For those who are seeking to supplement their language work, oc would be an excellent grammar for those student who already have a high degree of familiarity with Hebrew. Being nervous about not having taken the first year, I was grateful for Professor Huehnergard’s well presented grammar and texts that enabled me to autodidactically catch up with the rest of huehneragrd class members who had taken the first year course.
A Grammar of Akkadian by John Huehnergard
Open Preview See a Problem? 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. Zihan Chen rated it it was amazing Sep 15, I have only used the prepublished version, but it was the akkadixn for my second year Akkadian class. Dialect-wise, he restricts himself to Old Babylonian, but akkadian wants you to learn all the cuneiform from nearly-Sumerian to Neo-Akkadian, which is way to much.
It is well written with extensive examples and exercises. Oct 11, Vanttefan rated it really liked it Shelves: But, even with all of these minor quibbles, the grammar is distinctly useful.
The pagination of the first and second editions has for the most akadian been retained, apart from the insertion of the new appendix and a few minor deviations elsewhere.
But we completed the entire grammar in three weeks, so buck up and carry on: Refresh and try again. This might be a good option for self-learners. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Become a Redditor and subscribe to one of thousands of communities. If language books are akjadian, 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.
Arzu rated it it was amazing Jan 31, Want to Read saving…. Published by Scholars Press first published June 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, Akkadian, and Sumerian logograms; however, be prepared for some confusion.
A Grammar of Akkadian (Third Edition)
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A fantastic resource, but unrealistic to get done, even in a calendar year.
Welcome to Reddit, the front page of the internet. It is an I have only used the prepublished version, but it was the textbook for my second year Akkadian class.
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