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University of Chicago institute completes dictionary of ancient language after 9 decades

Jun 5, 2011 10:23:47 PM - chicagotribune.com
21-volume sets will be sold to libraries for $1,400 each

Some might wonder if it is a bit late in the game, but scholars at the University of Chicago's Oriental Institute have finally completed the Assyrian Dictionary, listing 28,000 words of a language that hasn't been used for more than 2,000 years.

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