Akkadian language: about the cuneiform sign
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See Cuneiform writing system, About the cuneiform sign = AN Sumerian. It developped in Sumerian times (3rd millenium BC) from the pictogram indicating a star. In Sumerian the sign is used as a logogram and has the following meanings: an The name of
Elementary Sumerian - Spring '98
Abzu Regional Index: Mesopotamia
Gonzalo Rubio Department of Near Eastern Studies The Johns Hopkins University firstname.lastname@example.org This course aims at familiarizing students with the basics of Sumerian grammar and enabling them to read Early Dynastic and Ur III inscriptions, as well as providing them with a preliminary introduction to the Old Babylonian literary texts from the Nippur scribal curriculum.
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Sumerian Mythology FAQ
This posting contains a description of the pantheon and cosmology of the Sumerians, who lived in what is now southern Iraq over 4000 years ago. Aspects of Sumerian culture are touched upon as are parallels with Biblical stories.