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.


Fagstudieordning Bacheloruddannelserne i assyriologi, nærorientalsk arkæologi og ægyptologi (Mellemøstens sprog og samfund), 2019

Fagstudieordning Bachelortilvalg i assyriologi, nærori-entalsk arkæologi og ægyptologi, 2019

Learning outcome

BA- 2019-studieordning:
Akkadisk 1 (aktivitetskode HASB00521E)

BA-tilvalg 2019-studieordning:
Akkadisk A (aktivitetskode HASB10091E)

Holdundervisning delvis i dialogform

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

Continuous feedback during the course of the semester
Type of assessment
Criteria for exam assessment
  • Category
  • Hours
  • Lectures
  • 56
  • Preparation
  • 328,5
  • Practical exercises
  • 28
  • English
  • 412,5