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Sumerian Grammar by Dietz, Otto Edzard

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Published by Society of Biblical Literature .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Foreign Language Study,
  • Foreign Language - Dictionaries / Phrase Books,
  • Language,
  • Ancient Languages - General,
  • Miscellaneous,
  • Foreign Language Study / Ancient Languages,
  • Foreign Language Study-Miscellaneous,
  • Grammar,
  • Sumerian language

Book details:

Edition Notes

Handbook of Oriental Studies

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages212
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8844518M
ISBN 101589832523
ISBN 109781589832527
OCLC/WorldCa71004184

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D.A. Foxvog has published his Introduction to Sumerian Grammar [CDLI; available online] directly to the Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (CDLI) preprints collection. The book contains an overview of the writing system, a complete grammar, and a handful of exercises for review. The long chapter on the Sumerian verb is daunting, but that is strictly due to the complexity of the material. This book is also wonderfully concise. The material is properly covered, yet the book is only pages long. A student wishing to learn Sumerian from scratch should probably start with "A Manual of Sumerian Grammar" by John Hayes/5(9). Some of the most beautiful Sumerian inscriptions are of this type, to be found in museums all over the world. The Louvre houses an impressive collection of all types of Sumerian documents, for example. Previous (Lesson One - The Plural Marker): Up (Main Page - Sumerian Grammar): Next (Lesson Three . Summary: As the title says, this is a learning tool for those wishing to familiarise themselves with the ancient language of the Sumerians. Contents include; Abbreviations, Names of Principal Sources etc; Historical Outline, being a resumé of Sumerian texts so far published; Origin and Principal Characteristics of Sumerian Writing; The Phonetic Elements of Sumerian and Sound-Changes.

  SUMERIAN GRAMMAR (Hdo) by DIETZ OTTO EDZARD. Topics Sumerian, Mesopotamian, Babylonian Collection opensource. HANDBOOK OF ORIENTAL STUDIES Addeddate Identifier SumerianGrammarhdo Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi plus-circle Add Review. comment. Reviews. A Manual of Sumerian Grammar and Texts (AIDS And Research Tools in Ancient Near Eastern Studies, No 5) [Hayes, John L.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A Manual of Sumerian Grammar and Texts (AIDS And Research Tools in Ancient Near Eastern Studies, No 5)/5(11).   It seems safe to say that this "Sumerian Grammar" by Professor D.O. Edzard will become the new classic reference in the field. It is an up-to-date, reliable guide to the language of the Sumerians, the inventors of cuneiform writing in the late 4th millennium B.C., and thus essential contributors to the high cultural standard of the whole of Mesopotamia and beyond/5. A Manual of Sumerian Grammar and Texts, 3rd Revised & Expanded Edition, by Hayes - paperbound book - $ Weight for postage: 60 ounces ( kg.). A Manual of Sumerian Grammar and Texts, 3rd Revised & Expanded Edition, by Hayes - hardcover book - .

  After describing parts of speech, numerals, and syntax- related topics, the author returns to the question of Sumerian's origins with a chapter on the linguistic convergence of Sumero- Akkadian during the 3rd-2nd millennium BC. Annotation © Book News, Inc., Portland, ORBrand: Society of Biblical Literature. A descriptive grammar of Sumerian Proefschrift ter verkrijging van de graad van Doctor aan de Universiteit Leiden, op gezag van Rector Magnificus P.F. van der Heijden, volgens besluit van het College voor Promoties te verdedigen op donderdag 4 november klokke uur door Abraham Hendrik Jagersma geboren te Ede in A Manual of Sumerian Grammar and Texts book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5. Copenhagen (this well-done grammar is currently the standard text - if it is on back order at Eisenbraun's, ask your public library's Interlibrary Loan department to obtain it for you). J.L. Hayes, A Manual of Sumerian Grammar and Texts ; Malibu (beginning students can start with this bookFile Size: KB.