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U (cuneiform)

Index U (cuneiform)

The cuneiform U sign, is found in both the 14th century BC Amarna letters and the Epic of Gilgamesh. [1]

34 relations: A (cuneiform), Akkadian language, Amarna letter EA 19, Amarna letter EA 252, Amarna letter EA 282, Amarna letters, Anson Rainey, Ù (cuneiform), Ši (cuneiform), Šuwardata, Biridiya, Burna-Buriash II, Claude Frédéric-Armand Schaeffer, Cuneiform script, Di (cuneiform), Epic of Gilgamesh, First Babylonian dynasty, Giorgio Buccellati, I (cuneiform), Ia (cuneiform), Ir (cuneiform), Ki (cuneiform), Labaya, Mari, Syria, Megiddo, Mi (cuneiform), Mitanni, Neo-Assyrian Text Corpus Project, Old Babylonian, Simo Parpola, Sumerogram, Ta (cuneiform), Tushratta, William L. Moran.

A (cuneiform)

In Line 2, "um-ma", "message (thus)"...

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Akkadian language

Akkadian (akkadû, ak-ka-du-u2; logogram: URIKI)John Huehnergard & Christopher Woods, "Akkadian and Eblaite", The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the World's Ancient Languages.

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Amarna letter EA 19

Amarna letter EA 19, is a tall clay tablet letter of 13 paragraphs, in relatively pristine condition, with some minor flaws on the clay, but a complete enough story, that some included words can complete the story of the letter.

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Amarna letter EA 252

Amarna letter EA 252, titled: Sparing One's Enemies, is a square, mostly flat clay tablet letter written on both sides, and the bottom edge.

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Amarna letter EA 282

Amarna letter EA 282, is a relatively short ovate clay tablet Amarna letter, located in the British Museum, no.

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Amarna letters

The Amarna letters (sometimes referred to as the Amarna correspondence or Amarna tablets, and cited with the abbreviation EA) are an archive, written on clay tablets, primarily consisting of diplomatic correspondence between the Egyptian administration and its representatives in Canaan and Amurru during the New Kingdom.

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Anson Rainey

Anson Frank Rainey (January 11, 1930 – February 19, 2011) was Professor Emeritus of Ancient Near Eastern Cultures and Semitic Linguistics at Tel Aviv University.

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Ù (cuneiform)

The cuneiform ù sign ('u, no. 3'), is found in both the 14th century BC Amarna letters and the Epic of Gilgamesh.

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Ši (cuneiform)

The cuneiform sign ši, lim, and sumerogram IGI is a common-use sign of the Amarna letters, the Epic of Gilgamesh, and other cuneiform texts.

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Šuwardata, also Šuardatu, (Shuwardata) is understood by most scholars to be the king of the Canaanite city of Gath (Tell es-Safi), although some have suggested that he was the 'mayor' of Qiltu, (Keilah?, or Qi'iltu) during the 1350-1335 BC Amarna letters correspondence.

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Biridiya was the ruler of Megiddo in the 14th century BC.

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Burna-Buriash II

Burna-Buriaš II, rendered in cuneiform as Bur-na- or Bur-ra-Bu-ri-ia-aš in royal inscriptions and letters, and meaning servant or protégé of the Lord of the lands in the Kassite language, where Buriaš is a Kassite storm god possibly corresponding to the Greek Boreas, was a king in the Kassite dynasty of Babylon, in a kingdom contemporarily called Karduniaš, ruling ca.

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Claude Frédéric-Armand Schaeffer

Claude Frédéric-Armand Schaeffer (March 6, 1898 – August 25, 1982) was a French archeologist, born in Strasbourg, who led the French excavation team that began working on the site of Ugarit, the present day Ras Shamra in 1929, leading to the uncovering of the Ugaritic religious texts.

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Cuneiform script

Cuneiform script, one of the earliest systems of writing, was invented by the Sumerians.

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Di (cuneiform)

The cuneiform di sign, also de, ṭe, ṭi, and sumerograms DI and SÁ is a common-use sign of the Epic of Gilgamesh, the 1350 BC Amarna letters, and other cuneiform texts.

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Epic of Gilgamesh

The Epic of Gilgamesh is an epic poem from ancient Mesopotamia that is often regarded as the earliest surviving great work of literature.

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First Babylonian dynasty

The chronology of the first dynasty of Babylonia (also First Babylonian Empire) is debated as there is a Babylonian King List A and a Babylonian King List B. In this chronology, the regnal years of List A are used due to their wide usage.

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Giorgio Buccellati

Giorgio Buccellati is a Professor Emeritus in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures and the Department of History at UCLA.

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I (cuneiform)

The cuneiform i sign is a common use vowel sign.

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Ia (cuneiform)

The cuneiform ia sign, is a combined sign, containing i (cuneiform) ligatured with a (cuneiform); it has the common meaning in the suffix form -ia, for the meaning of "-mine".

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Ir (cuneiform)

The cuneiform ir (more common usage), or er sign is a sign used in the Epic of Gilgamesh, and the Amarna letters.

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Ki (cuneiform)

The cuneiform ki sign, is a multi-use sign used in the Epic of Gilgamesh, the Amarna letters and numerous texts.

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Labaya (also transliterated as Labayu or Lib'ayu) was a 14th-century BCE ruler or warlord in the central hill country of southern Canaan.

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Mari, Syria

Mari (modern Tell Hariri, تل حريري) was an ancient Semitic city in modern-day Syria.

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Megiddo is the name of a biblical city.

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Mi (cuneiform)

The cuneiform mi, (also mé) sign is a distinctive sign in the wedge-stroke group, and is used as a syllabic for mi, me, and an alphabetic for m, i, or e; it is also a sumerogram (capital letter (majuscule)) for MI, used for Akkadian language, "mūšu", night.

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Mitanni (Hittite cuneiform; Mittani), also called Hanigalbat (Hanigalbat, Khanigalbat cuneiform) in Assyrian or Naharin in Egyptian texts, was a Hurrian-speaking state in northern Syria and southeast Anatolia from c. 1500 to 1300 BC.

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Neo-Assyrian Text Corpus Project

The Neo-Assyrian Text Corpus Project is an international scholarly project aimed at collecting and publishing ancient Assyrian texts and studies based on them.

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Old Babylonian

Old Babylonian may refer to.

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Simo Parpola

Simo Kaarlo Antero Parpola (born 4 July 1943) is a Finnish Assyriologist specializing in the Neo-Assyrian Empire and Professor emeritus of Assyriology at the University of Helsinki (retired fall 2009).

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A Sumerogram is the use of a Sumerian cuneiform character or group of characters as an ideogram or logogram rather than a syllabogram in the graphic representation of a language other than Sumerian, such as Akkadian or Hittite.

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Ta (cuneiform)

The cuneiform ta sign is a common, multi-use sign of the Epic of Gilgamesh, the 1350 BC Amarna letters, and other cuneiform texts.

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Tushratta (Sanskrit Tvesa-ratha, "his chariot charges") was a king of Mitanni at the end of the reign of Amenhotep III and throughout the reign of Akhenaten—approximately the late 14th century BC.

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William L. Moran

William Lambert Moran (August 11, 1921 – December 19, 2000) was an American Assyriologist.

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