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Journal Article

The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago: A Beginning and a Program

James Henry Breasted
The American Journal of Semitic Languages and Literatures
Vol. 38, No. 4 (Jul., 1922), pp. 233-328
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Notes and References

This item contains 15 references.

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    Oriental Institute Communications No. 1, copyright, 1922, by the University of Chicago.
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    University Record in January, 1921 (Vol. VII, No. 1, pp. 6-25
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    The publication of these unique documents will be found discussed in Section VIII, p. 327.
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    University Record, VI (1920), 256.
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    Sakkara at the present rate!
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    This reference contains 18 citations:
    • F. De Saulcy, "Lexique de l'Inscription Assyrienne de Behistoun," Journal Asiatique, , Tome V, 1855, pp. 109-97
    • Edwin Norris, "Specimen of an Assyrian Dictionary," Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society, 1866, pp. 225-56
    • H. F. Talbot, "Contributions towards a Glossary of the Assyrian Language," Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society, 1868, pp. 1-64
    • Edwin Norris, Assyrian Dictionary, Part I (1868), Part II (1870), Part III (1872
    • J. N. Strassmaier, Alphabetisches Verzeichniss der Assyrischen und Akkadischen Wörter, 1886
    • Friedrich Delitzsch, Assyrisches Wörter- buch zur Gesammten bisher Veröffentlichten Keilschriftliteratur, Lieferung I-III, 1887-90
    • Rudolph E. Brünnow, A Classified List, 1889
    • Indices, 1897
    • Charles Fossey, Contri- bution au Dictionnaire Sumérien-Assyrien, 1907
    • Bruno Meissner, Seltene Assyrische Ideogramme, 1910
    • W. Muss-Arnolt, A Concise Dictionary of the Assyrian Language, 1894-1905
    • Frederich Delitzsch, Assyrisches Handwörterbuch, 1896
    • Bruno Meissner, Supplement zu den Assyrischen Wörterbüchern, 1898
    • Knut Tallqvist, Neubabylonisches Namenbuch, 1902
    • Assyrian Personal Names, 1914
    • Antonius Deimel, Pantheon Babylonicum, 1914
    • Carl Bezold, Historische Keilschrifttexte aus Assur, Zettelproben des Babylonisch-assyrischen Wörterbuchs der Heidelberger Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1915
    • Babylonisch-Assyrisch alâku 'gehen,"' Sitzungsberichte der Heidelberger Akademie der Wissenschaften, Jahrgang 1920, 16
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    A new English Dictionary edited by James A. H. Murray: Oxford, 1884. Volume I. Preface dated 1883, pp. iii ff.
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    Ibid., Vol. I, p. xxxi.
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    For the present no systematic effort will be made to include the Sumerian or any other non-Semitic languages written in cuneiform.
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    The wood is commonly, though perhaps incorrectly, called cedar.
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    This reference contains 8 citations:
    • Lacau, Textes religieux, Recueil de Travaux, Vols. XXVI-XXXIV
    • Lacau's collection includes eighty-seven so-called "chapters
    • Book of the Dead
    • Lepsius, Aelteste Texte des Todtenbuchs, Berlin, 1867
    • Birch (Egyptian Texts . . . . from the Coffin of Amamu, London, 1886
    • Budge, Facsimiles of Egyptian Hieratic Papyri in the British Museum, London, 1910, pls. XXXIX- XLVIII, pp. xxi-xxii
    • Maspéro, Mémoires de la Mission Arch. au Caire, I, 136-84
    • Lacau in his Sarcophages antérieurs au nouvel empire, I (Catalogue general . . . . du Musée du Caire, Cairo, 1904, pp. vi f
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    Joseph Jacobs, The Earliest English Version of the Fables of Bidpai, London, 1888, pp. xliv f.
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    Ibid., p. xi.
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    Ibid., pp. xii and xxv.
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    Grammatically this phrase is not clear in the original