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An Akkadian Handbook

Helps, Paradigms, Glossary, Logograms, and Sign List

Douglas B. Miller, and R. Mark Shipp

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$34.95 | Paperback Edition
ISBN: 978-1-57506-306-5

320 pages
6" × 9"
2014
2nd Edition

An Akkadian Handbook

Helps, Paradigms, Glossary, Logograms, and Sign List

Douglas B. Miller, and R. Mark Shipp

Students of Akkadian will find this handy collection of basic information to be the ideal companion through their years of study. Though this handbook is not a replacement for the standard reference works, it summarizes all the basic resource materials needed for the study of Akkadian. Included are the following: miscellaneous helps, paradigms of nouns and verbs, a glossary of important proper nouns, an index of logograms, a sign list with complete sign values, and much more.

 

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Students of Akkadian will find this handy collection of basic information to be the ideal companion through their years of study. Though this handbook is not a replacement for the standard reference works, it summarizes all the basic resource materials needed for the study of Akkadian. Included are the following: miscellaneous helps, paradigms of nouns and verbs, a glossary of important proper nouns, an index of logograms, a sign list with complete sign values, and much more.

What is new in this revised and expanded edition:

—An expanded list of common abbreviations

—A thorough bibliography of important reference works in ten categories, including websites

—Part One: Additional and more thorough lists, including dialect information for conjunctions, prepositions, and particles

—Part Two: Additional nominal and verbal paradigms

—Part Three: Glossary expanded and updated, content thoroughly documented and cross-referenced

—Part Four: Expanded list of logograms

—Part Five: Complete list of graphic signs as found in Borger’s Mesopotamisches Zeichenlexikon, tagged by his new numbering system, and cross-referenced to the Deimel system; sign information aligned with MZL for logographic values and with MZL and Das akkadische Syllabar for syllabic values; graphic sign images now included with the list of determinatives; two new indexes

—Can now be used alongside all major grammars of Akkadian

—A more attractive format

—All data checked against the latest published reference works

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