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For the budding Assyriologist

Postby annis » Thu Oct 15, 2009 1:32 am

There is some nice learning material at Cuneiform Revealed, including links to a video of someone practicing their cuneiform with clay and a carved-up chop-stick. There's a precis of Akkadian grammar, and even reading lessons (with answers).

The only caveat is that you'll need to install a Unicode-aware cuneiform font (which is, not surprisingly, not standard on any OS I know of). I favor Assurbanipal (Neo-Assyrian being the standard hand for diplomatic transcription of all periods), but the site has two of its own for you to choose from.
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Re: For the budding Assyriologist

Postby Hampie » Sat Apr 17, 2010 2:38 pm

Oh what an ever so lovely site! Standards compliant and everything! Amazing! Thank you for the amazing tip :D
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