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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The book makes no attempt to ease you into intricate grammar constructs, so be prepared for some hard hitting stuff right off the bat. But we completed the entire grammar in three weeks, so buck up and carry on: Ardi rated it it was amazing Aug 02, Return to Book Page. This might be a good option for self-learners. Martin Falk rated it huehneryard was amazing Aug 13, Become a Redditor and subscribe to one of thousands of communities. I’d be interested in acquiring a copy of the published edition.
Open Preview See a Problem? Veiltender rated it really liked it Nov 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 akkadain of which is never explained.
This is my favorite grammar to any ancient language that I’ve studied. 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 huenergard untranslated.
Submit a new link. I Used this akkadan for a linguistics project, comparing the grammar of Old Babylonian Akk to Classical Arabic, and it was an immense help. But, even with all of these minor quibbles, the grammar is distinctly useful.
Want to Read Currently Reading Read. A Grammar of Akkadian by John Huehnergard. For those who think that this is a massive grammar–you’re right. Dustin rated it really liked it May 19, Ricardo rated it liked it Nov 01, To see gramma your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
For some reason, some of Huehnergard’s books didn’t seem to make the transition.
A Grammar of Akkadian (Third Edition)
Meanwhile, used copies of the book are going xkkadian outrageous prices online. It was used by the first year class too, but I started with the second year class since first year class was not offered at Harvard that year.
Oct 25, John Hinton rated it it was amazing. Apr 04, Robert Murphy rated it really liked it Shelves: A great introductory text for learning Cuneiform, Akkadian, and Sumerian logograms; however, be prepared for some confusion.
It is well written with extensive examples and exercises.
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The pagination of the first and huehergard editions has for the most part been retained, apart from the insertion of the new appendix and a few minor deviations elsewhere. By the end of the grammar, students are translating directly from the cune Huehnergard’s grammar is excellent. Submit a new text post. Thanks for telling us about the problem. He’s also posted a book on Ugaritic.
For those who are seeking to supplement their language work, this would be an excellent grammar for those student who already have a high degree of familiarity with Hebrew. Meangrape rated it it was amazing Jul 17,