Links

Links

Tools

 

AfO Abkürzungsverzeichnis (List of abbreviations)

List 1: http://orientalistik.univie.ac.at/fileadmin/documents/Abk%C3%BCrzungen_gesamt_ONLINE_Liste_1x.pdf

List 2: http://orientalistik.univie.ac.at/fileadmin/documents/Abk%C3%BCrzungen_gesamt_ONLINE_Liste_2x.pdf

Two lists of abbreviations for literature on the ancient Near East as used by the journal Archiv für Orientforschung

 

Babylonian Calendar Converter

http://www.staff.science.uu.nl/~gent0113/babylon/babycal.htm

For conversions of Babylonian dates into Julian dates and vice versa

 

Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative (cdli)

http://cdli.ucla.edu/

A database of cuneiform texts

 

Electronic Tools and Ancient Near Eastern Archives (ETANA)

http://www.etana.org/home

 

Hethitologie Portal Mainz

http://www.hethport.uni-wuerzburg.de/HPM/index.html

Information on Hittitology and downloadable unicode fonts, also cuneiform fonts

 

KeiBi Online

http://vergil.uni-tuebingen.de/keibi/

An online bibliography of publications on the ancient Near East

 

Neo-Babylonian Cuneiform Corpus (NaBuCCo)

http://nabucco.arts.kuleuven.be/nabucco/

A database of Neo-Babylonian archival texts (ca. 650 BC – 100 BC)

 

Organizations

 

Amsterdam Centre for Ancient Studies and Archeology (ACASA)

http://acasa.uva.nl/

 

Deutsche Orient-Gesellschaft e.V.

http://www.orient-gesellschaft.de/

 

Ex Oriente Lux – Vooraziatisch-Egyptisch Genootschap

http://www.exorientelux.be/

 

International Organization of Assyriology (IAA)

http://iaassyriology.org/

 

Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO)

http://www.nwo.nl/

 

Oriental Institute Chicago, Persepolis Fortification Archive Project

http://oi.uchicago.edu/research/projects/persepolis-fortification-archive

Offers more information on the collection of clay tablets from Persepolis that is one of the most important sources of information on Achaemenid administration

 

Oriental Institute Chicago, Photographic Archives: Persepolis

http://oi.uchicago.edu/collections/photographic-archives/persepolis-and-ancient-iran

Collection of photos from Persepolis

 

The Netherlands Institute for the Near East (NINO)

http://www.nino-leiden.nl/

 

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

VU-Homepage: http://www.vu.nl/en/index.asp

Faculty of Humanities: http://www.fgw.vu.nl/nl/index.asp

 

Other useful sites

 

Achemenet

http://www.achemenet.com

French site that provides articles, videos and links to editions of texts and secondary literature about the Achaemenid Empire.

 

Encyclopaedia Iranica

http://www.iranicaonline.org

 

Livius

http://www.livius.org

Articles for a general public

 

 

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