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Gianni Marchesi

Associate Professor

Department of History and Cultures

Academic discipline: L-OR/03 Assyriology

Research

Keywords: Sumerian Akkadian royal inscriptions medium and message early Sumerian literature Mesopotamia and the Gulf

1. Old Sumerian literary texts and the origins of literary activity in ancient Mesopotamia.
2. Medium and message: uses and functions of the various classes of inscribed objects in the ancient Near East.
3. Cuneiform sources relating to the history and geography of the Gulf region in pre-classical times.