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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Key to a Grammar of Akkadian (Third Edition)
Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Jonathan Day rated it it was amazing Apr 12, I asked them about it some months ago and they said they were working on it, but I never heard anything else and it still doesn’t show up on their website.
It is well written with extensive examples and exercises. Sara rated it it was amazing Jan 23, Published by Scholars Press first published Huehnergsrd It is an I have only used the prepublished version, but it was the textbook for my second year Akkadian class. Want to Read saving…. Meangrape rated it it was amazing Jul 17, For huehhergard reason, some of Huehnergard’s books didn’t seem to make the transition.
Apr 04, Robert Murphy rated it really liked it Shelves: Huehnergard’s grammar is excellent. By the end of the grammar, students are translating directly from the cuneiform signs, as well as normalizing and transliterating other texts. 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; buehnergard, be prepared for some confusion.
A Grammar of Akkadian
Zeb Hhehnergard rated it it was amazing Jan 17, Beginning quite early on, the texts which are translated and provided by the lessons are drawn directly from actual texts such as the Law Collection of Hammurapi, extispacy texts, and even narratives. Become a Redditor and subscribe to one of thousands of communities.
Meanwhile, used copies of the book are going for outrageous prices online. A lot of the first year Akkadian students were telling me that the price of the hard copy shot through the roof almost overnight. The book makes no attempt grmamar ease you into intricate grammar constructs, so be prepared for some hard hitting stuff right off the bat.
Martin Falk rated it it was amazing Aug 13, Oct 25, John Hinton rated it it was amazing. Arzu rated it it was amazing Jan 31, Eisenbrauns is now owned by Penn State University Press. A great introductory text for learning Cuneiform, Akkadian, and Sumerian logograms; however, be prepared for some confusion.
A Grammar of Akkadian – John Huehnergard – Google Books
David Witthoff rated it really liked it May 05, Ardi rated it it was amazing Aug 02, The pagination of the first and second editions has for the most part been retained, apart from the insertion of the new appendix and a few minor deviations elsewhere. Welcome to Reddit, the front page of the internet.
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Other changes include minor revisions in wording in the presentation of the grammar in a few other sections; a number of new notes to some of the readings; additions to the glosses of a small number of words in huehndrgard lesson vocabularies and the Glossary and English-Akkadian word list ; and updates of the resources available for the study of Akkadian, and of ggammar bibliography.
Jan 29, Danny Leavins rated it it was amazing. For those who think that this is a massive grammar–you’re right.
Key to a Grammar of Akkadian (Third Edition)
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Oh, and you won’t have to start cunieform memorization for a few chapters, so don’t sweat that. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. It opens up the literature of ancient Mesopotamia to all who are interested in history, literature, Bible, etc. Erica rated it it was amazing Mar 02, 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.
Return to Book Page. Zihan Chen rated it it was amazing Sep 15, Ricardo rated it liked it Nov yuehnergard, Dialect-wise, he restricts himself to Old Babylonian, but he wants you to learn all the cuneiform from nearly-Sumerian to Neo-Akkadian, which is way to much. Carol rated it it was amazing Apr 04, It was used by the first year class too, but Akakdian started with the second year class since first year class was not offered at Harvard that year.