The El-Amarna Correspondence: A New Edition of the Cuneiform Letters from the Site of El-Amarna Based on Collations of All Extant Tablets, Volume 1

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William M. Schniedewind, Zipora Cochavi-Rainey
Brill, 2014 - Akkadian language - 1650 pages
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The El-Amarna Correspondence offers a completely new edition of the Amarna Letters based on personal inspection and reading of all the extant tablets. This edition includes new transcriptions and a translation along with an extensive introduction and glossary of the Amarna Letters.

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William M. Schniedewind is a Professor of Biblical Studies and Northwest Semitic Languages at UCLA. He holds the Kershaw Chair in Ancient Eastern Mediterranean Studies, and he is the author of several books including A Social History of Hebrew: Its Origins through the Rabbinic Period (2013). Zipora Cochavi-Rainey, Ph.D. (1989), Beit Berl College, is Professor of Hebrew Studies at that college. She studied Semitic languages and Egyptian at Tel Aviv University. Cochavi-Rainey has published books and articles on Akkadian, including The Akkadian Dialect of the 14th to the 13th Centuries BCE AOAT 374 (Munster: Ugarit Verlag. 2011); The Akkadian Texts Written by Alashian Scribes in the 14th-13th Centuries (Munster: Ugarit Verlag. 2003). In addition, she has published books and articles detailing the literary and linguistic analysis of modern Hebrew literature.

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