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cdli:wiki is a collaborative project of members of the French CNRS team ArScAn-HAROC (Nanterre), and staff and students in the Faculty of Oriental Studies at the University of Oxford, with contributors in several different countries. The cdli:wiki is currently funded by the Cluster (LabEx) Pasts in the Present through the project "Digital humanities and Assyriology".



Tools are listed in menu on the left. Main topics of the encyclopedic project are listed below:

  • Writing and languages
  • Archives and libraries
  • Religion

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  • Darius - [Years of Darius]
    (return to Rulers of Mesopotamia) Biography of Darius Years of Darius 1. (521/520 BC) click here for CDLI entries dated to Darius 1 2. (520/519 BC) click here for CDLI entries dated to Darius 2 3. (519/518 BC) click here for CDLI entries dated to Darius 3
  • Cuneiform collections - [Collection websites hosted by CDLI]
    Here goes short introduction. * Collections of more than 1000 tablets * Collections of 100 to 1000 tablets * Collections of less than 100 tablets Collection websites hosted by CDLI Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, UK Bibliothèque Nationale et Universitaire de Strasbourg, France
  • Seals & Sealings
    Seals & Sealings L'usage du sceau cylindre est étroitement lié à l'histoire de l'écriture cunéiforme sur tablette d'argile. Fondamentalement, comme son nom l'indique, il s'agit d'un petit cylindre le plus souvent en pierre dure, d’une hauteur moyenne de 35 mm pour 15 mm de diamètre, et gravé en entaille d'une scène –figurative ou non–, augmentée parfois d'une inscription. Cette gravure était réalisée "en négatif" sur le cylindre, afin qu'un "positif" de l'empreinte puisse être déroulé sur l'…
  • Abbreviations for Assyriology - [C]
    A: tablets in the collections of the Oriental Institute, Univ. of Chicago A2: lex. series a2 = idu A-tablet: lexical text, see MSL 13 10ff. Ä & L: Ägypten und Levante (Wien) Aa: lex. series a2 || A = naqu; MSL 14, 201ff. AAA: Annals of Archaeology and Anthropology (Liverpool 1908 -1948)
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