A GRAMMAR OF AKKADIAN HUEHNERGARD PDF

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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Oct 11, Vanttefan rated it really liked it Shelves: Submit a new text post. Feb 11, James rated it it akkaidan amazing Shelves: 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 untranslated.

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Key to a Grammar of Akkadian (Third Edition)

It opens up the literature of ancient Mesopotamia to all who are interested in history, akakdian, Bible, etc. Open Preview See a Problem? Other places, Huehnergard differs from the standard von Soden grammar, but does not mention the reasons for his differentiation. Compared to other akkadian grammar text books, it is the most detail and illustated. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

By the end of the grammar, students are translating directly from the cuneiform signs, as well as normalizing and transliterating other texts. 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.

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Key to a Grammar of Akkadian (Third Edition)

Carol rated it it was amazing Apr 04, Daniel rated it liked it Aug 05, 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. Jonathan Akksdian rated it it was amazing May 06, Aaron rated it it was amazing May 04, James rated it it was amazing Jan 10, Just a moment while we sign you in to akkadiaan Goodreads account.

That said, I huehnergadd retain a very few small quibbles. 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. Meanwhile, used copies of the book are going for outrageous prices online.

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Become a Redditor and subscribe to one of thousands of communities. Erica rated it it was amazing Mar 02, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. 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.

To ask other readers questions about A Grammar of Akkadianplease sign up. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. 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.

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Dustin rated it really liked it May 19, 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.

An Introductorion to Sumerian Grammar. Huehnergard’s grammar is excellent.

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A lot of the first year Akkadian students were telling me that the price of the hard copy shot through the roof almost overnight.

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The book makes no attempt to ease you into intricate grammar constructs, so be prepared for some hard hitting stuff right off the bat. Jonathan Day rated it it was amazing Apr 12,