A logogram is a reading of a cuneiform sign which represents a word in the spoken language. The recording of literature, science, society, aspects of everday life and history is a lasting legacy of the sumerians. Before the merger of s and s took place in akkadian, sumerian borrowed. Tens of thousands of cuneiform texts have given us a great deal of information about their poetry, codes of law, administration system. Use this map to explain where the ancient civilization of sumer was located. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets.
Sumerian lexical lists and sitchins translations i have discussed this issue on my paleobabble blog, but wanted to summarize it here. Las 12 tablillas sumerias datadas ebtre kis 27502600 a. Home abzu search elementary sumerian glossary pdf elementary sumerian glossary pdf authors. The sumerian scribe dudu statuette dedicated to the god. This book is an unparalleled compendium of what is known about them. What we are looking at here, is a sumerian tablet that actually shows the tree of life. As noted above, the ancient mesopotamian scribes created dictionaries. Sep 17, 2010 the sumerians, the pragmatic and gifted people who preceded the semites in the land first known as sumer and later as babylonia, created what was probably the first high civilization in the history of man, spanning the fifth to the second millenniums b. Long before the bible, there were the sumerian tablets. The year 1956 saw the publication of my book from the tablets of sumer, since revised, reprinted, and translated into numerous languages under the title. A descriptive grammar of sumerian leiden repository. Encuentros divinos spanish spanish edition sitchin, zecharia on. Sumerians invented and developed the first written script in the final third of the fourth millennium b. Both require vocabulary lookup from the companion elementary sumerian.
Sumerian pdf political history of the sumerian people or the nature of their social and. The day six atlanteans were a race that was red skinned, while the aryans sumerians were white, and the third race of people was black skinned mu from the nile valley 32 and a pacific ocean subcontinent. Halloran the following lexicon contains 1,255 sumerian logogram words and 2,511 sumerian compound words. Those familiar with zecharia sitchins books know his story that humans were genetically engineered by a race of people from another planet that settled on the earth the annunaki or, that is, the sumerians. Professor kramer communicates his enthusiasm for his. Reading and writing was a complex skill the sumerians developed, along with steady art. They also built statues to adorn temples of the gods.
Support for etana has been provided by funding from the andrew w. Major sumerian citystates included eridu, ur, nippur, lagash and kish, but one of the oldest and most sprawling was uruk, a thriving trading hub. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading vol. Las tablillas sumerias fueron bien traducidas o no. Map of mesopotamia with picture of gods over different cities. Restatement of the grammatical system is dietz otto edzards sumerian grammar.
Sumerian is the language of ancient sumer and a language isolate that was spoken in mesopotamia modernday iraq. The territory of sumer encom passed the southern half of presentday iraq. Descargue como docx, pdf, txt o lea en linea desde scribd. Sumerian bible pdf long before the bible, there were the sumerian tablets. The sumerians were possibly the earliest society to emerge in the world, in southern mesopotamia. Nuestro origen extraterrestre recogido en las tablillas. Zecharia sitchin sumerian literature translations are. The sumerians were first to develop a human writing system.
He appointed his brilliant daughter, enheduanna, to the position of high priestess. Mellon foundation 800 to 202, 601 to 802 and the national science foundation. Zecharia sitchin july 11, 1920 october 9, 20101 was an azerbaijaniborn american author of books proposing an explanation for human origins involving ancient astronauts. Sitchin attributes the creation of the ancient sumerian culture to the anunnaki, which he states was a race of extraterrestrials from a planet beyond neptune called. Inanna, lady of heaven and earth history of a sumerian. Aspects of faith, myth, and ritual in ancient sumer samuel noah kramer 1. His information was supposedly derived directly from translations of sumerian cuneiform tablets. A descriptive grammar of sumerian universiteit leiden. The sumerians, the pragmatic and gifted people who preceded the semites in the land first known as sumer and later as babylonia, created what was probably the first high civilization in the history of man, spanning the fifth to the second millenniums b.
Explanation of sumerian and assyrian tablets, slabs and seals and translation of cuneiform inscriptions illustrated history of the civilizations. It concludes with a sketch of a number of theo logical, ethical, and literary ideas of the sumerians which seem. Sumerians established schools where children were taught to write and to read. Lists of words are a common feature among the thousands of sumerian and akkadian cuneiform tablets which. Their history, culture and character, samuel noah kramer. Its hard to come across evidence that is conclusive about how life really was back then, but suffice to say that sumeria has always been a. Sumer was an ancient civilization founded in the mesopotamia region of the fertile crescent situated between the tigris and euphrates rivers. The sumerians were possibly the earliest society to emerge in the world, in southern mesopotamia more than 5000 years ago.447 1395 655 1510 753 890 1401 622 1482 1333 396 290 711 287 1162 924 873 1457 979 318 438 1250 736 49 1070 107 775 665 370 395 1144 117 3 1114 97 192 1316 468 1104 1179 531 1246 506 1285 1189 1251 667 1394 1046 1494