Lisa Wilhelmi

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FIELDS OF RESEARCH
  • Language Contact and Multilingualism

  • Lingua Franca and Scriptura Franca

  • Ancient Scholarship and Scribal Education

  • Cultural Exchange and Movement of Ideas, Techniques and Motifs

  • International Relations in the Ancient Near East (especially 2nd millennium BC)

  • Political History of the Hittite kingdom

  • Legacy of the Hittite kingdom in Anatolia and Northern Syria

  • Manuscript preparation and record keeping of clay tablets

  • Development of layout and formatting techniques in clay tablets

  • Interdependency of “artefact” bearing script and text content (especially clay tablets)

MAIN LANGUAGES AND PHILOLOGICAL FIELDS
  • Akkadian (Assyro-Babylonian), Hittite, Sumerian, Cuneiform languages

PHI PROJECTS
  • Cuneiform Multilinguals