Chapter 6. The Languages of the Ancient Near East

  1. Daniel C. Snell
  1. Gonzalo Rubio

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470997086.ch6

A Companion to the Ancient Near East

A Companion to the Ancient Near East

How to Cite

Rubio, G. (2005) The Languages of the Ancient Near East, in A Companion to the Ancient Near East (ed D. C. Snell), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470997086.ch6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631232933

Online ISBN: 9780470997086

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Keywords:

  • ancient near eastern languages;
  • sumerian language;
  • hurro-urartian;
  • arabic;
  • northwest semitic languages

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Sumerian

  • Ancient Egyptian

  • Semitic Languages

  • Hurro-Urartian

  • Anatolian languages

  • Languages in Ancient Iran

  • Poorly Attested and Less Understood Languages