Mesopotamian Writing and Language 1: Akkadian 2 and Sumerian 1

Course content

This course follows Akkadian 1, an introduction to the Akkadian language, and is split in two parts, one part is a continuation of Akkadian (Akkadian 2), and the other part will introduce students to the Sumerian language and writing (Sumerian 1).


Fagstudieordning Bacheloruddannelserne i assyriologi, nærorientalsk arkæologi og ægyptologi, 2019

Fagstudieordning for bachelortilvalg på assyriologi, nærorientalsk arkæologi og ægyptologi, 2019

Learning outcome

BA 2019-studieordning:
Mesopotamiske sprog og skrift 1: akkadisk 2 og sumerisk 1 (aktivitetskode HASB00541E)

BA tilvalg 2019-studieordning:
Mesopotamiske sprog og skrift: akkadisk 2 og sumerisk 1 (aktivitetskode HASB10111E)

Holdundervisning delvis i dialogform

J. Huehnergard, 2000. A Grammar of Akkadian; R. Borger, 2004. Mesopotamisches Zeichenlexikon.

Akkadian 1 or Akkadian A

Continuous feedback during the course of the semester
Type of assessment
Criteria for exam assessment

Single subject courses (day)

  • Category
  • Hours
  • Lectures
  • 56
  • Preparation
  • 326,5
  • Practical exercises
  • 28
  • Exam
  • 2
  • English
  • 412,5