Complete Babylonian: A Comprehensive Guide to Reading and Understanding Babylonian, with Original Texts

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Hodder & Stoughton, Mar 30, 2012 - Foreign Language Study - 320 pages
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Do you want to engage with Babylonian culture and literature in the original language?The course will introduce you to a fascinating world of gods and demons, heroes and kings.The readings are drawn from myths, letters, law-codes, medical incantations, and other authentic, ancient writings. The language is presented in the Roman alphabet, with an explanation of cuneiform script, and the main features of Assyrian - cognate with Babylonian - are also explained.

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Martin Worthington is a British Academy Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at the School of Oriental and African Studies, London. He specialises in Babylonian and Assyrian grammar, literature and medicine. In 2009 he received the Greenfield Prize from the American Oriental Society.

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