Archibald Henry Sayce 1845 1933 became interested in Middle Eastern languages and scripts while still a teenager Old Persian and Akkadian cuneiform had recently been deciphered, and in the early 1870s the translation of part of the epic tale of Gilgamesh attracted considerable publicity Based at Oxford, the young philologist Sayce published several books on Assyrian in quick succession In the preface to this 1875 teaching grammar reader, he notes that in just three years since the publication of his grammar for specialists also reissued in this series , Assyrian had become a popular subject, with students flocking in from all sides His book was written in response to the demand for beginners books that were similar to those available for Greek or Hebrew The texts that follow the syllabary and outline grammar are accompanied by transliterations and translations, with substantial accompanying notes on vocabulary, grammar points, and Hebrew cognates....
|Title||:||An Elementary Grammar with Full Syllabary and Progresssive Reading Book, of the Assyrian Language, in the Cuneiform Type (Cambridge Library Collection - Linguistics)|
|Publisher||:||Cambridge University Press Reissue, Bilingual edition October 30, 2014|
|Number of Pages||:||150 pages|
|File Size||:||670 KB|
|Status||:||Available For Download|
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An Elementary Grammar with Full Syllabary and Progresssive Reading Book, of the Assyrian Language, in the Cuneiform Type (Cambridge Library Collection - Linguistics) Reviews
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