Complete Babylonian: A Comprehensive Guide to Reading and Understanding Babylonian, with Original Texts (Teach Yourself)

Complete Babylonian: A Comprehensive Guide to Reading and Understanding Babylonian, with Original Texts (Teach Yourself)

Complete Babylonian: A Comprehensive Guide to Reading and Understanding Babylonian, with Original Texts (Teach Yourself)

Author: Dr Martin Worthington (Senior Lecturer in Assyriology at the University of Cambridge)

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton

Designed for complete beginners, and tested for years with real learners, Complete Babylonian offers a bridge from the textbook to the real world, enabling you to learn the grammar, understand the vocabulary and even how to translate the inscriptions and texts from this ancient cradle of civilization.

Structured around authentic material, and introducing cuneiform script for those who wish to take their understanding further, this course also features:

  • 47 short learning units
  • Glossary
  • Reference section
  • Authentic materials
  • Self-tests and learning activities

'Complete Babylonian' is for anyone who wants to engage with Babylonian culture and literature in the original language, or who is curious about how ancient tongues worked and sounded. It presumes no knowledge of languages other than English and all sentences for translation into English are taken from original sources.

Publication date: 
Thursday, 4 October 2018
ISBN: 
9781473627802

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