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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He’s also posted a book on Ugaritic.

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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. Carol rated it it was amazing Apr akkadia, 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.

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. Erica rated it it was amazing Mar 02, Become a Redditor and subscribe to one of thousands of communities. Log in or sign up in seconds.

Dustin rated it really liked it May 19, Want to Read saving…. Huehnergard’s Akkadian Grammar 3rd ed. A new appendix F has been added, giving Hebrew and other Semitic cognates of the Akkadian words in the lesson vocabularies.


Thanks for telling us about the problem. Meangrape rated it it was amazing Jul 17, grammra Hardcoverpages.

A Grammar of Akkadian (Third Edition)

Ricardo rated it liked it Nov 01, Arzu rated it it was amazing Jan 31, Feb 11, James rated it it was amazing Shelves: Zeb Haradon rated it it was amazing Jan 17, This might be a good option for self-learners. Lists with This Book. 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. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

It is well written with extensive examples and exercises. A Grammar of Akkadian by John Huehnergard.

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 the lesson vocabularies and the Glossary and English-Akkadian word list huehneegard and updates huenergard the resources available for the study of Akkadian, and of the bibliography.

I looked on Eisenbrauns’ homepage the other day and couldn’t find it anywhere, did something happen? No trivia or quizzes yet.


Oh, and you won’t have to start cunieform memorization for a few chapters, so don’t sweat that. Jonathan Day rated it it was amazing Apr 12, Submit a new link.

Apr 04, Robert Murphy rated it really liked it Shelves: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. It opens up the literature of ancient Mesopotamia to all who are interested in history, literature, Bible, etc. Daniel rated it liked it Aug 05, Flash Sheridan rated it it was amazing Nov 07, I have only used the prepublished version, but it was the textbook for my second year Akkdaian class. Compared to other akkadian grammar text books, it is the most detail and illustated.


Zihan Chen rated it it was amazing Sep 15, Oct 11, Vanttefan rated it really liked it Shelves: 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.

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. Huehnergadr rated it it was amazing May 04, Trivia About A Grammar of Akka Oct 25, John Hinton rated it it was amazing.

With all the akadian that has been going on with this book this year, I’m glad that he could make it available. To ask other readers questions about A Grammar of Akkadianplease sign up. Tom rated it liked it Sep 20, 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.

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