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or Ac•ca•di•an

(əˈkeɪ di ən, əˈkɑ-)

1. an extinct eastern Semitic language of Assyria and Babylonia, written in a cuneiform syllabary borrowed from Sumerian.
2. a native or inhabitant of Akkad.
3. of or pertaining to the language Akkadian.
4. of or pertaining to Akkad or its inhabitants.
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Rather, in the upper right corner we may recognize a depiction of the treaty document concluded between Ramses II and Hattusili III of Hatti as inscribed in hieroglyphs on blocks in the same Egyptian temple where the excerpted battle scene is preserved, accompanied by a photo of a portion of its cuneiform tablet counterpart in Akkadian language recovered at the Hittite capital, Bogazkoy/Hattusa.
As one of the highlights of Louvre, it is almost 3800 years old (written in Akkadian language).
A text that is written in Akkadian language in cuneiform script covered the front of the Statue and the edge of the right cheek running down the side of the beard.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Tablets with cuneiform inscriptions that were discovered at the KE-ltepe archaeological site in Kayseri province during archeological excavations last week have revealed that 300 current Turkish words were in use in the Akkadian language 5,000 years ago.
Archaeologists working for the French Archaeological Mission in Bahrain discovered that the tablet was used to document contracts using the Akkadian language, which was the trade language in the Middle East at the time.
of London) alerts scholars of the Akkadian language to analytical questions and methods that in other fields fall within the province of textual criticism.
The Akkadian language was of a type that came to be called Semitic.
Similarly, it has frequently caught the attention of literary scholars and translators, even of some ignorant of the ancient Akkadian language in which it was composed.
Reading Akkadian Prayers and Hymns deserves serious consideration for advanced beginner or intermediate classroom work in Akkadian language and literature.
From this perspective the Akkadian language seems as much a constituent of the story's message as the medium by which it was told.
By contrast, the Akkadian language appears to have died in writing together with the obsolescence of the cuneiform script.