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For some reason, some of Huehnergard’s books didn’t seem to make the transition. Journal of Language Contact 6.

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Being nervous about not having taken the first year, I was grateful for Professor Huehnergard’s well presented grammar and texts vrammar enabled me to autodidactically catch up with the rest of the class members who had taken the first year course.

Compared to other akkadian grammar text books, it is the most detail and illustated. He’s also posted a book on Ugaritic. 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.


Meanwhile, used copies of the book are going for outrageous prices online. Co-authored with Frank Moore Cross. All of these help provide numerous tools to the student in helping him learn the language. Co-authored with Rebecca Hasselbach. Want to Read saving…. Rendsburg and Aaron D. Jonathan Day rated it it was amazing Apr 12, 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.

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.

Meangrape rated it it was amazing Jul 17, Assyriology submitted 9 months ago by vgrt2. Harvard Semitic Studies Typological and Historical Perspectives ed. By the end of the grammar, students are translating directly from the cuneiform signs, as well as normalizing and transliterating other texts.

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Published by Scholars Press first published June I have only used the prepublished version, but it was the textbook for my second year Akkadian class. 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 ; and updates of the resources available for the study of Akkadian, and of the bibliography.



Sara rated it it was amazing Jan 23, Divided into 38 lessons with more than ample numbers of exercises, this Huehnergad grammar focusing on the Old Babylonian dialect provides akkadiqn excellent basis for entry into Akkadian texts. 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 hyehnergard elsewhere. Flash Sheridan rated it it was amazing Nov 07, Co-authored with Na’ama Pat-El.

Oh, and you won’t have to start cunieform memorization for a few chapters, so don’t sweat that. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Other places, Huehnergard differs from the standard von Soden grammar, but does not mention the reasons for his differentiation.

But we completed the entire grammar in three weeks, so buck up and carry on: Tom rated it liked it Sep 20,