logo

Video encyclopedia

Akkadian

1:40

Mesopotamian Languages: Sumerian & Akkadian (Assyrian & Babylonian Dialects) Lord's Prayer

1:19

What is Akkadian?

1:59

Topics: Akkadian - An Introduction to the Akkadian Language

3:14

The Epic of Gilgamesh in Old Babylonian Dialect (Akkadian language)

3:00

The Sound of the Sumerian Language (The Epic of Gilgamesh)

Akkadian is an extinct East Semitic language that was spoken in ancient Mesopotamia from the 30th century BC until its gradual replacement by Akkadian-influenced Eastern Aramaic among Mesopotamians between the eighth century and its final extinction by the first to third centuries AD.
Explore contextually related video stories in a new eye-catching way. Try Combster now!
  • Classification 

  • History and writing 

  • Phonetics and phonology 

  • Grammar 

  • Vocabulary 

  • Sample text 

  • Akkadian literature