• “Place in my hands the inexhaustible craft of medicine!” Physicians and healing at the royal court of Esarhaddon 

      Šašková, Kateřina (Univerzita Karlova, Filozofická fakulta, 2018)
      The medicine of ancient Mesopotamia has long been the topic of investigation, but the texts explored within this field are mainly “handbooks” for persons practising medicine and lists of diseases. This medical literature, ...
    • Measuring the perception of a civilization: Explicit reference to Ancient Greek Authors in Arabic literature 

      Zemánek, Petr (Univerzita Karlova, Filozofická fakulta, 2018)
      The influence of Ancient Greek culture on Arabic civilization is explored on the base of explicit references to Greek authors in Arabic texts in the period between the 7th and 20th centuries (as represented in the CLAUDia ...
    • Comparative perspectives on bee law in Indo-European 

      Joseph, Brian D. (Univerzita Karlova, Filozofická fakulta, 2018)
      An illuminating comparison can be made between Early Irish bee law, as reflected in the Bechbretha, and the bee section of the archaic Albanian law code, Chapter 53 of the Kanun of Lek Dukagjin, with reference as well to ...
    • Hittite tit(ta)nu-, titti-, and Lycian stta- 

      Melchert, H. Craig (Univerzita Karlova, Filozofická fakulta, 2018)
      Against the standard view, there are two synchronically distinct Hittite verbs titti- and tittanu-, one meaning ‘to erect, cause to stand, install (in an office)’ related to tiya- ‘to stand, step’ and another meaning ‘to ...
    • Sumerians and their soups 

      Charvát, Petr (Univerzita Karlova, Filozofická fakulta, 2018)
      This paper concerns the interpretation of a group of archaic sealings from the Sumerian city of Ur (ED I, c. 2,900–2,700 BC). These container sealings (in some cases from pots) bear, among others, the sign tu7 = “soup”. ...
    • The root ablaut of Tocharian B /pər-/, A pär- ‘carry’ revisited 

      Ronald I., Kim (Univerzita Karlova, Filozofická fakulta, 2018)
      In a previous article (R. Kim 2010), it was claimed largely on the basis of Tocharian that PIE simple thematic presents originally alternated between full- and zero-grade of the root. This claim is hereby retracted, since ...
    • Yiddish language and literature, with special focus on Prague 

      Starck-Adler, Astrid (Univerzita Karlova, Filozofická fakulta, 2018)
      For centuries Yiddish was the vernacular of Ashkenazi Jews, and Prague a widely known center of Jewish culture and the Yiddish language. But what is Yiddish? How and where did it arise? What characteristics distinguish it? ...
    • Yaghnobi: an example of a language in contact 

      Novák, Ľubomír (Univerzita Karlova, Filozofická fakulta, 2018)
      Yaghnobi, an Eastern Iranian language spoken in northern Tajikistan, shares many important features with Sogdian and is generally believed to be descended from a nonliterary dialect of Sogdian. The language has historically ...
    • Gutturals in phonetic terms 

      Hedánek, Jiří (Univerzita Karlova, Filozofická fakulta, 2018)
      “Guttural” is a vaguely or variably defined term in the phonology of ancient Semitic languages, especially Tiberian Hebrew. It can include laryngeals, pharyngeals, epiglottals, uvulars, and sometimes postvelars; pharyngealized ...
    • Eine etymologische Bemerkung zu ἀνεψιός 

      Bakyta, Ján (Univerzita Karlova, Filozofická fakulta, 2018)
      It is proposed to derive Greek ἀνεψιός ‘cousin’ < *sm̥ -neptijo- from an otherwise unattested lexeme *sm̥ -nep(o)t-. Both terms may originally have meant ‘cousinʼ, the latter being understood from the perspective of another ...

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