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The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the World's Ancient Languages

Author: Roger D Woodard
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This encyclopedia is the first comprehensive reference work treating all of the languages of antiquity.
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Genre/Form: Quick Ref. Collection
Encyclopedias
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Roger D Woodard
ISBN: 0521562562 9780521562560
OCLC Number: 59471649
Description: xx, 1162 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction / Roger D. Woodard --
Sumerian / Piotr Michalowski --
Elamite / Matthew W. Stolper --
Hurrian / Gernot Wilhelm --
Urartian / Gernot Wilhelm --
Afro-Asiatic / John Huehnergard --
Ancient Egyptian and Coptic / Antonio Loprieno --
Akkadian and Eblaite / John Huehnergard and Christopher Woods --
Ugaritic / Dennis Pardee --
Hebrew / P. Kyle McCarter, Jr. --
Phoenician and Punic / Jo Ann Hackett --
Canaanite dialects / Dennis Pardee --
Aramaic / Stuart Creason --
Geʼez (Aksum) / Gene Gragg --
Ancient South Arabian / Norbert Nebes and Peter Stein --
Ancient North Arabian / M.C.A. MacDonald --
Indo-European / Henry M. Hoenigswald, Roger D. Woodard and James P.T. Clackson --
Hittite / Calvert Watkins --
Luvian / H. Craig Melchert --
Palaic / H. Craig Melchert --
Lycian / H. Craig Melchert --
Lydian / H. Craig Melchert --
Carian / H. Craig Melchert --
Attic Greek / Roger D. Woodard --
Greek dialects / Roger D. Woodard --
Sanskrit / Stephanie W. Jamison --
Middle Indic / Stephanie W. Jamison--
Old Persian / Rüdiger Schmitt --
Avestan / Mark Hale --
Pahlavi / Mark Hale --
Phrygian / Claude Brixhe --
Latin / James P.T. Clackson --
Sabellian languages / Rex E. Wallace --
Venetic / Rex E. Wallace --
Continental Celtic / Joseph F. Eska --
Gothic / Jay H. Jasanoff --
Ancient Nordic / Jan Terje Faarlund --
Classical Armenian / James P.T. Clackson --
Etruscan / Helmut Rix --
Early Georgian / Kevin Tuite --
Ancient Chinese / Alain Peyraube --
Old Tamil / Sanford B. Steever --
Mayan / Victoria R. Bricker --
Epi-Olmec / Terrence Kaufman and John Justeson --
Reconstructed ancient languages / Don Ringe.
Other Titles: Encyclopedia of the World's Ancient Languages
World's Ancient Languages
Responsibility: edited by Roger D. Woodard.
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