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Oracc: The Open Richly Annotated Cuneiform Corpus

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  • Charles E. Jones
    The website formerly available under the name cdl.museum.upenn.edu has been relaunched under a new name: Oracc: The Open Richly Annotated Cuneiform Corpus The
    Message 1 of 1 , Jul 1, 2010
      The website formerly available under the name
      has been relaunched under a new name:

      Oracc: The Open Richly Annotated Cuneiform Corpus

      The following projects are a part of Oraac:

      AEB: Assyrian Empire Builders
      This website places the letters exchanged between Sargon II,
      king of Assyria (721-705 BC), and his governors and magnates
      in their historical and cultural context and provides
      resources and materials for their study.

      CAMS: Corpus of Ancient Mesopotamian Scholarship
      Starting with tablets from Huzirina, Kalhu, and Uruk for the
      Geography of Knowledge project, CAMS will eventually comprise
      editions and translations of a wide range of Mesopotamian
      scholarly writings.

      CDLI: The Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative
      The foundational online cataloging and archiving project for
      the cuneiform corpus. The Oracc presentation is based directly
      on public CDLI data which is updated nightly.
      DCCLT: Digital Corpus of Cuneiform Lexical Texts
      Drawing of a list of vessels from Archaic Uruk, circa 3500 BCE

      DCCLT provides editions and translations of lexical texts
      (word lists and sign lists) from all periods of cuneiform writing.

      DCCMT: Digital Corpus of Cuneiform Mathematical Texts
      DCCMT aims to present transliterations and translations of
      around a thousand published cuneiform mathematical tablets.

      ePSD: electronic Pennsylvania Sumerian Dictionary
      The PSD is preparing an exhaustive dictionary of the Sumerian
      language which aims to be useful to non-specialists as well as

      GKAB: The Geography of Knowledge in Assyria and Babylonia
      The AHRC-funded GKAB project studies Assyro-Babylonian
      scholarship by editing the contents of four cuneiform
      libraries in the Corpus of Ancient Mesopotamian Scholarship
      and by analysing their changing socio-political contexts.

      HBTIN: Hellenistic Babylonia: Texts, Iconography, Names
      HBTIN presents the texts, iconography and onomastic data in
      the cuneiform documentation from Hellenistic Babylonia,
      primarily from Uruk. HBTIN texts form the demonstrator corpus
      of the Berkeley Prosopography Service (BPS).

      K&P: Knowledge and Power in the Neo-Assyrian Empire
      This website presents Neo-Assyrian scholars' letters, queries,
      and reports to their kings in seventh-century Nineveh and
      provides resources to support their use in undergraduate teaching.

      OGSL: Oracc Global Sign List
      Provides a global registry of sign names, variants and
      readings for use by Oracc.

      Qcat: The Q Catalogue
      The Q catalogue provides a global registry of compositions
      rather than objects, supporting the creation of scores on Oracc.

      SAAo: State Archives of Assyria Online
      An open-access web resource that aims to make the rich
      Neo-Assyrian materials found in the royal archives of Nineveh,
      and elsewhere, more widely accessible. Portals include
      Knowledge and Power and Assyrian Empire Builders.

      For links to all of these see http://tinyurl.com/2baqcno

      -Chuck Jones-
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