(LANGUAGE, WRITING SYSTEM/CUNEIFORM)
"This is designed to serve as an introduction to the work done on developing a parser for finite Akkadian verbs, with the parsing engine written in Prolog. The parser itself is written as a collection of Definite Clause Grammar (DCG) rules, which are then wrapped in standard Prolog definitions"
|Assurbanipal's iPad: Wax Boards in the Ancient Near East
"[...] the primary writing medium in Mesopotamia was clay that was formed into tablets. But it wasn't the only one. Wax was another versatile, if perishable, medium." (ASOR, American Society of Overseas Research)
|Cuneiform Tablets: From the Reign of Gudea of Lagash to Shalmanassar III
"[...] presents clay tablets, cones, and brick fragments inscribed using the ancient writing system known as cuneiform from the Library of Congress’ collections. The Sumerians invented this writing system, which involves the use of a wedge-shaped reed stylus to make impressions in clay. Cuneiform Tablets: From the Reign of Gudea of Lagash to Shalmanassar III includes school tablets, accounting records, and commemorative inscriptions. This online presentation features 38 cuneiform tablets, presented with supplementary materials. The 38 tablets are dated from the reign of Gudea of Lagash (2144-2124 B.C.) to Shalmanassar III (858-824 B.C.) during the New Assyrian Empire (884-612 B.C.)."
3 sites in one, teaching the language (not only) via music
Origins and development of ancient scripts of the world
|Sumerian Language Page
including the Sumerian Lexicon
The history of the aramaic language