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Course: Akkadian 1: Grammar and the Epic of Gilgamesh

Old Babylonian (2000-1500 BCE), the classical form of Akkadian, has a uniform grammar written in clear and simple signs. It frames the grammatical and literary foundation of the Epic of Gilgamesh and subsequent Akkadian literature.  
In Akkadian 1, students will achieve a beginning level of skill in the language.

Courses begin in November 2016.
Professor
Richard Jude Thompson, Dr., ()
Language of Instruction
English
Required Textbook(s)
  • Huehnergard, John. A Grammar of Akkadian, third edition. Harvard Semitic Studies 45. Published by Eisenbrauns, 2011.
  • -----. Key to A Grammar of Akkadian, third edition. HSS 46. Eisenbrauns, 2013.
  • Student must purchase required textbooks separately from Amazon or the publisher Eisenbrauns.
Optional Textbook(s)
  • Parpola, Simo. The Standard Babylonian Epic of Gilgamesh. State Archives of Assyrian Cuneiform Texts, vol. 1. Cuneiform Text, Transliteration, Glossary, Indices, and Sign List. Published by The Neo-Assyrian Text Corpus Project, University of Helsinki, 1997.
About the Course
The thirty-week course covers the first twelve lessons of A Grammar of Akkadian, including phonetics, syllabification principles, and basic grammatical structures, as well as the first thirty lines of the Epic of Gilgamesh. Completion of Akkadian 1 will prepare the student to take the next course, Akkadian 2.

The thirty-week course costs $1,250 USD, not including the cost of text books. If after two class sessions you wish to drop the course, we will refund you $1,050.
Student must purchase required textbooks separately from Amazon or the publisher Brill. 



The thirty-week course costs $1,250 USD, not including the cost of text books. If after two class sessions you wish to drop the course, we will refund you $1,050.
Akkadian 1: Grammar and the Epic of Gilgamesh
$1,250

For the course syllabus, please contact Professor Richard Jude Thompson, Dr.,

Course: Akkadian 1 Private Lessons

Summary Of the Course. Old Babylonian (2000-1500 BCE), the classical form of Akkadian, has a uniform grammar written in clear and simple signs. It frames the grammatical and literary foundation of the Epic of Gilgamesh and subsequent Akkadian literature.  
In Akkadian 1, students will achieve a beginning level of skill in the language.

Courses begin in November 2016.
Professor
Richard Jude Thompson, Dr., ()
Language of Instruction
English
Required Textbook(s)
  • Required textbooks
Optional Textbook(s)
  • Optional textbooks: Parpola, Simo. The Standard Babylonian Epic of Gilgamesh. State Archives of Assyrian Cuneiform Texts, vol. 1. Cuneiform Text, Transliteration, Glossary, Indices, and Sign List. Published by The Neo-Assyrian Text Corpus Project, University of Helsinki, 1997.
About the Course
Details: The thirty-week course covers the first twelve lessons of A Grammar of Akkadian, including phonetics, syllabification principles, and basic grammatical structures, as well as the first thirty lines of the Epic of Gilgamesh. Completion of Akkadian 1 will prepare the student to take the next course, Akkadian 2.

The thirty-week course costs $2,500 USD, not including the cost of text books. If after two class sessions you wish to drop the course, we will refund you $2,300.
Student must purchase required textbooks separately from Amazon or the publisher Brill. 



The thirty-week course costs $2,500 USD, not including the cost of text books. If after two class sessions you wish to drop the course, we will refund you $2,300.
Akkadian 1 Private Lessons
$2,500

For the course syllabus, please contact Professor Richard Jude Thompson, Dr.,

Course: Laz Testing Course

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Professor
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Language of Instruction
Required Textbook(s)
Optional Textbook(s)
  • None
About the Course
One test for Paypal

The thirty-week course costs $1 USD, not including the cost of text books. If after two class sessions you wish to drop the course, we will refund you $-199.
Laz Testing Course
$1

For the course syllabus, please contact Professor Testing Professor,

Course: Akkadian Grammar and Gilgamesh 2 Private Lesson

Course covers chapters 14 through 26 of A Grammar of Akkadian and lines 31 to 60 in the Epic of Gilgamesh.
Professor
Richard Jude Thompson, Dr., ()
Language of Instruction
Required Textbook(s)
Optional Textbook(s)
  • The Standard Babylonian Epic of Gilgamesh, by Simo Parpola.
About the Course
Course takes place one hour per week over thirty weeks.

The thirty-week course costs $2,500 USD, not including the cost of text books. If after two class sessions you wish to drop the course, we will refund you $2,300.
Akkadian Grammar and Gilgamesh 2 Private Lesson
$2,500

For the course syllabus, please contact Professor Richard Jude Thompson, Dr.,

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