The aim of the present work is to furnish the beginner with all the materials which he will require in his earlist studies of the Assyrian language and the cuneiform inscriptions. It contains a sketch of the most useful facts concerning the cuneiform of writing, and an outline of the principles of Assyrian grammar; a list of the more common signs and ideograms; a series of texts and extracts printed in the Assyrian cuneiform character with interlinear trans-literation and translation, ranging in date from about B.C. 2250 to B.C. 260, and a full vocabulary to all the texts printed in the book. (Re-edition; originally published 1898 in London; written in English).
ISBN 978 3 86290 004 6. LINCOM Orientalia 01. 542pp. 2011.