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Il Laboratorio di Scienze dell’ Antichità

Sezione Informatica per le Lingue Antiche

September 29th 2009

Writing systems in Mesopotamia: on-line resources for the study of Akkadian Cuneiform inscriptions

Salvatore Gaspa

The seminar focuses on the Akkadian language, its particularities, dialects and its use in the ancient Near East from the 3rd millennium to about 100 BC. The seminar will also cover other topics, such as the cuneiform script, the materials and writing instruments used by the Akkadian scribes, as well as the online resources available for this language, its script and the Akkadian texts. The material presented can be downloaded here.

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