Course: Introductory Babylonian
Course number: Kas 110 (5 ov) / Aas 110 (10 op)
Language of instruction: English; a reading knowledge of German will be useful but is not required.
Brief description: Introduces the basic grammar of Old Bablyonian,
including phonology, morphology, and syntax, and the cuneiform writing
system and Babylonian lexicon. Students will read the Law Code of Hammurapi
from the original cuneiform.
Basic Vocabulary: A brief glossary of the 1000 most common Babylonian words (in pdf format).
Cuneiform Syllabary: The basic CV and VC
and some common CVC cuneiform signs used in Old Babylonian (in pdf
Codex Hammurabi (in pdf format) Codex Hammurabi, Part II (in pdf format)