Complete Babylonian (Teach Yourself)

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9780340983881: Complete Babylonian (Teach Yourself)

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Do you want to engage with Babylonian culture and literature in the original language?
The course will introduce you to a fascinating world of gods and demons, heroes and kings. The readings are drawn from myths, letters, law-codes, medical incantations, and other authentic, ancient writings. The language is presented in the Roman alphabet, with an explanation of cuneiform script, and the main features of Assyrian - cognate with Babylonian - are also explained. Learn effortlessly with a new easy-to-read page design and interactive features in this book from Teach Yourself, the No. 1 brand in language learning.

Complete Babylonian includes:

Part one - Getting started
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: How to use this book
Chapter 3: Pronunciation
Chapter 4: Writing Babylonian in Roman Characters
Chapter 5: Roots and patterns

Part two - Nouns and adjectives
Chapter 6: Overview of nouns and adjectives
Chapter 7: Nouns and adjectives, singular
Chapter 8: Nouns, plural
Chapter 9: Adjectives, plural
Chapter 10: The construct state
Chapter 11: Possessive suffixes
Chapter 12: The dual
Chapter 13: Prepositions

Part three - Strong verbs
Chapter 14: Overview of verbs
Chapter 15: The present
Chapter 16: The preterite
Chapter 17: The perfect
Chapter 18: The stative and the verbal adjective
Chapter 19: Verbs with accusative, dative and ventive suffixes
Chapter 20: The imperative
Chapter 21: The precative
Chapter 22: The infinitive

Part four: Weak and irregular verbs

Chapter 23: III-weak verbs
Chapter 24: I-weak verbs
Chapter 25: II-weak verbs
Chapter 26: I-w verbs
Chapter 27: Doubly weak verbs
Chapter 28: Three irregular verbs
Part five - Clauses into sentences
Chapter 29: Verbless clauses
Chapter 30: Joining clauses into sentences
Chapter 31: Particularities of relative clauses with sa
Chapter 32: The interrelation of clauses

Part six - Further topics
Chapter 33: The Gtn, Dtn and Stn systems
Chapter 34: The Gt, Dt and St systems
Chapter 35: Participles
Chapter 36: Adverbs
Chapter 37: Independent pronouns
Chapter 38: Quadrilateral verbs
Chapter 39: Numbers
Chapter 40: Cuneiform: some worked examples
Chapter 41: The main features of Assyrian
Chapter 42: Taking things further

Part seven - Reference
Chapter 43: Some common words
Chapter 44: The main features of syllabic spellings
Chapter 45: Summary of strong verbs' cores and suffixes
Chapter 46: Forming nouns and patterns
Chapter 47: Some sound changes

Learn effortlessly with a new easy-to-read page design and interactive features:

Not got much time?
One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started.

Author insights
Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience.

Test yourself
Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.

Extend your knowledge
Extra online articles to give you a richer understanding of the subject.

Five things to remember
Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.

Try this
Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.

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About the Author:

Martin Worthington is a British Academy Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at the School of Oriental and African Studies, London. He specialises in Babylonian and Assyrian grammar, literature and medicine. In 2009 he received the Greenfield Prize from the American Oriental Society.

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Descrizione libro Hodder Stoughton General Division, United Kingdom, 2010. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. Is this the right book for me?Do you want to engage with Babylonian culture and literature in the original language? The course will introduce you to a fascinating world of gods and demons, heroes and kings. The readings are drawn from myths, letters, law-codes, medical incantations, and other authentic, ancient writings. The language is presented in the Roman alphabet, with an explanation of cuneiform script, and the main features of Assyrian - cognate with Babylonian - are also explained. Learn effortlessly with a new easy-to-read page design and interactive features in this book from Teach Yourself, the No. 1 brand in language learning.Complete Babylonian includes: Part one - Getting startedChapter 1: IntroductionChapter 2: How to use this bookChapter 3: PronunciationChapter 4: Writing Babylonian in Roman CharactersChapter 5: Roots and patternsPart two - Nouns and adjectivesChapter 6: Overview of nouns and adjectivesChapter 7: Nouns and adjectives, singularChapter 8: Nouns, pluralChapter 9: Adjectives, pluralChapter 10: The construct stateChapter 11: Possessive suffixesChapter 12: The dualChapter 13: PrepositionsPart three - Strong verbsChapter 14: Overview of verbsChapter 15: The presentChapter 16: The preteriteChapter 17: The perfectChapter 18: The stative and the verbal adjectiveChapter 19: Verbs with accusative, dative and ventive suffixes Chapter 20: The imperativeChapter 21: The precativeChapter 22: The infinitivePart four: Weak and irregular verbsChapter 23: III-weak verbsChapter 24: I-weak verbsChapter 25: II-weak verbsChapter 26: I-w verbsChapter 27: Doubly weak verbsChapter 28: Three irregular verbs Part five - Clauses into sentencesChapter 29: Verbless clausesChapter 30: Joining clauses into sentencesChapter 31: Particularities of relative clauses with saChapter 32: The interrelation of clausesPart six - Further topicsChapter 33: The Gtn, Dtn and Stn systemsChapter 34: The Gt, Dt and St systemsChapter 35: ParticiplesChapter 36: AdverbsChapter 37: Independent pronounsChapter 38: Quadrilateral verbsChapter 39: NumbersChapter 40: Cuneiform: some worked examplesChapter 41: The main features of AssyrianChapter 42: Taking things furtherPart seven - ReferenceChapter 43: Some common wordsChapter 44: The main features of syllabic spellingsChapter 45: Summary of strong verbs cores and suffixesChapter 46: Forming nouns and patternsChapter 47: Some sound changesLearn effortlessly with a new easy-to-read page design and interactive features: Not got much time? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started.Author insightsLots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author s many years of experience.Test yourselfTests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.Extend your knowledgeExtra online articles to give you a richer understanding of the subject.Five things to rememberQuick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.Try thisInnovative exercises illustrate what you ve learnt and how to use it. Codice libro della libreria AA69780340983881

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Descrizione libro Hodder & Stoughton General Division. Paperback. Condizione libro: new. BRAND NEW, Complete Babylonian Beginner to Intermediate Course: Learn to Read, Write, Speak and Understand a New Language with Teach Yourself, Martin Worthington, Is this the right book for me? Do you want to engage with Babylonian culture and literature in the original language? The course will introduce you to a fascinating world of gods and demons, heroes and kings. The readings are drawn from myths, letters, law-codes, medical incantations, and other authentic, ancient writings. The language is presented in the Roman alphabet, with an explanation of cuneiform script, and the main features of Assyrian - cognate with Babylonian - are also explained. Learn effortlessly with a new easy-to-read page design and interactive features in this book from Teach Yourself, the No. 1 brand in language learning. Complete Babylonian includes: Part one - Getting started Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: How to use this book Chapter 3: Pronunciation Chapter 4: Writing Babylonian in Roman Characters Chapter 5: Roots and patterns Part two - Nouns and adjectives Chapter 6: Overview of nouns and adjectives Chapter 7: Nouns and adjectives, singular Chapter 8: Nouns, plural Chapter 9: Adjectives, plural Chapter 10: The construct state Chapter 11: Possessive suffixes Chapter 12: The dual Chapter 13: Prepositions Part three - Strong verbs Chapter 14: Overview of verbs Chapter 15: The present Chapter 16: The preterite Chapter 17: The perfect Chapter 18: The stative and the verbal adjective Chapter 19: Verbs with accusative, dative and ventive suffixes Chapter 20: The imperative Chapter 21: The precative Chapter 22: The infinitive Part four: Weak and irregular verbs Chapter 23: III-weak verbs Chapter 24: I-weak verbs Chapter 25: II-weak verbs Chapter 26: I-w verbs Chapter 27: Doubly weak verbs Chapter 28: Three irregular verbs Part five - Clauses into sentences Chapter 29: Verbless clauses Chapter 30: Joining clauses into sentences Chapter 31: Particularities of relative clauses with sa Chapter 32: The interrelation of clauses Part six - Further topics Chapter 33: The Gtn, Dtn and Stn systems Chapter 34: The Gt, Dt and St systems Chapter 35: Participles Chapter 36: Adverbs Chapter 37: Independent pronouns Chapter 38: Quadrilateral verbs Chapter 39: Numbers Chapter 40: Cuneiform: some worked examples Chapter 41: The main features of Assyrian Chapter 42: Taking things further Part seven - Reference Chapter 43: Some common words Chapter 44: The main features of syllabic spellings Chapter 45: Summary of strong verbs' cores and suffixes Chapter 46: Forming nouns and patterns Chapter 47: Some sound changes Learn effortlessly with a new easy-to-read page design and interactive features: Not got much time? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. Author insights Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience. Test yourself Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. Extend your knowledge Extra online articles to give you a richer understanding of the subject. Five things to remember Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts. Try this Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it. Codice libro della libreria B9780340983881

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Descrizione libro Hodder Stoughton General Division, United Kingdom, 2010. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. Is this the right book for me?Do you want to engage with Babylonian culture and literature in the original language? The course will introduce you to a fascinating world of gods and demons, heroes and kings. The readings are drawn from myths, letters, law-codes, medical incantations, and other authentic, ancient writings. The language is presented in the Roman alphabet, with an explanation of cuneiform script, and the main features of Assyrian - cognate with Babylonian - are also explained. Learn effortlessly with a new easy-to-read page design and interactive features in this book from Teach Yourself, the No. 1 brand in language learning.Complete Babylonian includes: Part one - Getting startedChapter 1: IntroductionChapter 2: How to use this bookChapter 3: PronunciationChapter 4: Writing Babylonian in Roman CharactersChapter 5: Roots and patternsPart two - Nouns and adjectivesChapter 6: Overview of nouns and adjectivesChapter 7: Nouns and adjectives, singularChapter 8: Nouns, pluralChapter 9: Adjectives, pluralChapter 10: The construct stateChapter 11: Possessive suffixesChapter 12: The dualChapter 13: PrepositionsPart three - Strong verbsChapter 14: Overview of verbsChapter 15: The presentChapter 16: The preteriteChapter 17: The perfectChapter 18: The stative and the verbal adjectiveChapter 19: Verbs with accusative, dative and ventive suffixes Chapter 20: The imperativeChapter 21: The precativeChapter 22: The infinitivePart four: Weak and irregular verbsChapter 23: III-weak verbsChapter 24: I-weak verbsChapter 25: II-weak verbsChapter 26: I-w verbsChapter 27: Doubly weak verbsChapter 28: Three irregular verbs Part five - Clauses into sentencesChapter 29: Verbless clausesChapter 30: Joining clauses into sentencesChapter 31: Particularities of relative clauses with saChapter 32: The interrelation of clausesPart six - Further topicsChapter 33: The Gtn, Dtn and Stn systemsChapter 34: The Gt, Dt and St systemsChapter 35: ParticiplesChapter 36: AdverbsChapter 37: Independent pronounsChapter 38: Quadrilateral verbsChapter 39: NumbersChapter 40: Cuneiform: some worked examplesChapter 41: The main features of AssyrianChapter 42: Taking things furtherPart seven - ReferenceChapter 43: Some common wordsChapter 44: The main features of syllabic spellingsChapter 45: Summary of strong verbs cores and suffixesChapter 46: Forming nouns and patternsChapter 47: Some sound changesLearn effortlessly with a new easy-to-read page design and interactive features: Not got much time? One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started.Author insightsLots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author s many years of experience.Test yourselfTests in the book and online to keep track of your progress.Extend your knowledgeExtra online articles to give you a richer understanding of the subject.Five things to rememberQuick refreshers to help you remember the key facts.Try thisInnovative exercises illustrate what you ve learnt and how to use it. Codice libro della libreria AA69780340983881

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