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Akkadian language

LC control 85003070
LC classificationPJ3101 PJ3595
Topical headingAkkadian language
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Variant(s)Accadian language
Assyrian language
Assyro-Babylonian language
Babylonian language
See alsoSemitic languages
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Found inAmericana: v. 2, p. 544 (Assyro-Babylonian; Old Akkadian split into dialects; the most important of which were Babylonian and Assyrian)
Britannica Micro.: v. 1, p. 177 (Accadian, Assyro-Babylonian; extinct Semitic language of the Northern Peripheral group spoken in Mesopotamia (now Iraq) from 3rd to 1st millennium B.C. ca. 2000 B.C. Akkadian divided into the Assyrian dialect and the Babylonian dialect.)