ANCIENT NEAR EAST
One of the main research areas of PHI is the Ancient Near East, i.e. the study of the ancient civilizations of the Middle East region – such as the literature and culture preserved in Sumerian, Akkadian, Hittite, Old Egyptian, Old Iranian, Hebrew, Ugaritic and a host of other languages.
Currently, the following projects and activites at PHI belong to this research area:
Research Seminars in Sumerian, Akkadian and Old Persian
The Norwegian Institute of Philology will publish more comprehensive information about this research area in due course.
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