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Kamran Scot Aghaie, Chair CAL 528 | 204 W 21st St F9400 | Austin, TX 78712-1029 • 512-471-3881

Fall 2009

HEB 380C • FIRST-YEAR AKKADIAN I

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
42162 MWF
12:00 PM-1:00 PM
PAR 304
HUEHNERGARD

Course Description

Introduction to the ancient Babylonian-Assyrian language of Hammurabi, Sargon, and Nebuchadnezzar, and to the cuneiform writing system. Akkadian is the one of the world's oldest written languages, and is a relative of Arabic and Hebrew. Students will read some of the thousands of inscriptions that have been discovered, including parts of Hammurabi's famous law code.

Grading Policy

To be provided by the instructor.

Texts

Huehnergard, John. 2008. A Grammar of Akkadian. 2nd edition, 2nd printing. Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns

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