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How to be an Assyriologist?

Inaugural Lecture delivered on Thursday 2 October 2014

Traduction de Liz Libbrecht

Unlike works inherited from Greek or Roman Antiquity, writings from Mesopotamian civilization all come from excavations. Assyriologists work with clay tablets engraved with cuneiform characters. They piece together fragments of texts and organize them chronologically and geographically to gradually construct not only a political but also a social, economic and cultural history of Mesopotamia. The task is immense, and requires a multidisciplinary approach combining archaeology, epigraphy, p...


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  • Éditeur : Collège de France
  • Collection : Leçons inaugurales
  • Lieu d’édition : Paris
  • Année d’édition : 2017
  • Publication sur OpenEdition Books : 20 décembre 2017
  • EAN électronique : 9782722604575
  • DOI : 10.4000/books.cdf.4922
Serge Haroche
Introduction
Dominique Charpin
How to be an Assyriologist?

Inaugural Lecture delivered on Thursday 2 October 2014

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