Accadian 1

Course content

This course offers an introduction to the Akkadian language, the oldest of the Semitic languages. Students will be introduced to the cuneiform writing system and the basics of Akkadian grammar. The focus will lie on the Old Babylonian dialect of Akkadian.


Curriculum for bachelor studies in Near Eastern ancient cultures and Assyriology, Near Eastern Archaeology or Egyptology, 2015

Curriculum for elective studies in Assyriologi, 2007

Learning outcome

BA- 2015-studieordning:
Akkadisk 1 (fagelementkode HASB00421E)

BA-tilvalg 2007-studieordng:
Akkadisk A (fagelementkode HASB10051E)

R. Caplice, Introduction to Akkadian. Fourth edition. Biblical Institute, Rome (2002).

Type of assessment
Criteria for exam assessment
  • Category
  • Hours
  • Lectures
  • 84
  • Preparation
  • 328,5
  • English
  • 412,5