The Origin and Development of Babylonian Writing.  

Author Barton, Geo. A. [George Aaron]
Place of Publication Leipzig
Publication Name J. C. Hinrichs`sche Buchhandlung
Year 1913
Language(s) English
RARE! This book is one of the first attempts at an integrated linguistic account of the Babylonian language. George Aaron Barton (1859-1942) taught at Haverford College, Bryn Mawr and the University of Pennsylvania where he was Professor of Semitic Languages from 1922-31 and Professor Emeritus from 1932-1942. His many articles and books cover a wide range of topics in areas such as biblical studies, religion, and linguistics. He was also involved in archaeological projects throughout the Middle East and was the director of the American School of Oriental Research in Baghdad from 1921-34. The book is composed of two parts - Part I: A Genealogical Table of Babylonian and Assyrian Signs with Indices & Part II: A Classified List of Simple Ideographs with Analysis and Discussion. 177x262mmm. XXIV+296+300 pages. Black quarter leather Hardcover. Front cover detached. Rear cover almost detached. Cover leather part and corners worn. Binding loose and almost broken between several pages. Spine missing. Whitepage and title page upper edge worn. Ink inscription on whitepage. Pages III-XIV detached from binding. Page 297 partly torn. Several pages top edge of the second part uncut. Pages slightly yellowing and rough-cut as published. [SUMMARY]: Despite considerable external damage, the book remains in good reading condition.
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