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Lectures upon the Assyrian Language, and Syllabary

Delivered to the Students of the Archaic Classes

by Archibald Henry Sayce

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Published by Adamant Media Corporation .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Language,Language Studies,philology,assyrian language,syllabary,iraq,
  • Foreign Language Study / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages188
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9684672M
    ISBN 101402171463
    ISBN 109781402171468

    Sayce (), A lecture on the study of comparative philology delivered Novem , Oxford, United Kingsom: James Parker & Co; Sayce (), Lectures upon the Assyrian language, and syllabary: delivered to the students of the archaic classes, London, United Kingdom: Samuel Bagster. Lectures upon the Assyrian language, and syllabary - A. H. Sayce Letters to Cassite kings from the Temple archives of Nippur - H Radau Light on the Old Testament from Babel - A. T. Clay Materials for a Sumerian Lexicon - J. D. Prince Seller Rating: % positive.

    An Elementary Grammar: With Full Syllabary and Progressive Reading Book, of the Assyrian Language, in the Cuneiform Type. A.H. Sayce $ - $ Lectures Upon the Assyrian Language and Syllabary: Delivered to Students of the Archaic Classes. A.H. Sayce $ - $ Lectures upon the Assyrian language, and An Assyrian doomsday book - Liber censualis of the district round Harran, 7th century B.C. - Lectures on Babylon & Legal and administrative documents from Nippur - Chiera, Edward, [CnTlTr].pdf.

    The harvest is abundant; the labourers alone are wanted. Let us hope that Mr. Budge's book will be, amongst others, the means of gathering them in."—The Guardian, August 8, Assyrian Language and Syllabary, Lectures upon the, delivered to the Students of the Archaic Classes. Archibald Henry Sayce () became interested in Middle Eastern languages and scripts while still a teenager. Old Persian and Akkadian cuneiform had recently been deciphered, and at the same time Indo-European studies had emerged as a lively field, with publications by scholars including Grimm, Bopp and Schleicher. Assyrian offered opportunities to historians of the Semitic languages.


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He then addresses the phonology, pronouns, verbs and syntax of the language. The last of his nine lectures considers the place of Assyrian within the Semitic language by: 1. Lectures Upon the Assyrian Language, and Syllabary: Delivered to the Students of the Archaic Clases Archibald Henry Sayce S.

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Acknowledging the 'repellent difficulties' of learning the Assyrian syllabary, Sayce devotes three lectures to discussing the building blocks of this ancient mode of writing.

He then addresses the phonology, pronouns, verbs and syntax of the language. The last of his nine lectures considers the place of Assyrian within the Semitic language family. The last of his nine lectures considers the place of Assyrian within the Semitic language family.

Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. The syllabary; 3. The syllabary (cont.); 4. The propagation of the syllabary; 5. Assyrian phonology; 6. The pronouns; 7. The verb; 8. Assyrian syntax; 9. Affinities of Assyrian and the origin of Semitic culture. Lectures upon the Assyrian language, and syllabary; delivered to the students of the Archaic classes.

Sayce is the author of An Introduction to the Books of Ezra, Nehemiah, and Esther, and is notable for his many works on Assyriology, including An Assyrian Grammar, Lectures upon the Assyrian Language, Assyria: Its Princes, Priests, and People, and Social Life among the Assyrians and Babylonians.

Lectures upon the Assyrian language and syllabary: delivered to students of the archaic classes /. Lectures upon the Assyrian language, and syllabary.

London, Bagster, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: A H Sayce. Archaic classics. An elementary grammar; with full syllabary and progressive reading book, of the Assyrian language, in the cuneiform type. An Elementary Grammar: With Full Syllabary and Progressive Reading Book, of the Assyrian Language, in the Cuneiform Type.

Archibald Henry Sayce. Samuel Bagster and Sons, - Akkadian language - pages. 0 Reviews. ASSYRIAN GRAMMAR. SYLLABARY. The characters of the Assyrian Syllabary were originally hieroglyphics, representing objects and ideas.

The ~vorcls by which these were denoted in the Turanian language of the Accadian inventors of the cuneiform system of writing became phonetic sounds when it was borrowed by the Semitic. An elementory grammar; with full syllabary and progressive reading book, (London, S. Bagster and sons, []), by A.

Sayce (page images at HathiTrust) Lectures upon the Assyrian language, and syllabary; (London, Bagster, ), by A. Sayce (page images at HathiTrust) The old Babylonian characters and their Chinese derivates.

Sayce is best known for his work on the Assyrians. His early works, Assyrian Grammar(), Elementary Grammar with Reading-Book of the Assyrian Languages () andLectures upon the Assyrian Language and Syllabary (), generated interest in the study of the Assyrians and legitimised it. He was offered the first Chair of Assyriology.

Lectures upon the Assyrian language and syllabary. London: Samuel Bagster, (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: A H Sayce.Sayce, A.

H. (Archibald Henry), Lectures upon the Assyrian language and syllabary: delivered to students of the archaic classes / (London: Samuel Bagster, ) (page images at HathiTrust) Sayce, A.

H. (Archibald Henry), Lectures upon the Assyrian language, and syllabary; delivered to the students of the Archaic classes.True, there are more current studies on Assyrian language than this text by Sayce, yet it remains a standard. Sayce was perhaps the foremost Assyriologist of his time; a professor at Oxford, he produced this text originally in for the purposes of teaching, and to that end it is well suited.5/5(3).