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Reviews R E V I E W S Manfred Mayrhofer, Onomastica Persepolitana. Das altiranische Namengut der Persepolis- Titfelchen. Unter Mitarbeit von JLnos Harmatta, Walther Hinz, Riidiger Schmitt und Jutta Seifert (= Sitzungsberichte der Osterreiehische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Philosophisch- historische Klasse, 286. Ver6ffentlichungen der Ira~nischen Kommission, 1), Wien, Verlag der Osterreichischen Akademie der Wissensehaften, 1973. 358 pp. Excavations at Persepolis during the seasons 1 9 3 3 - 3 8 brought to light many hundreds of tablets, and many thousands more fragments, inscribed in Elamite. The publication o f these texts was begun by G. G. Cameron 1 and continued b y R. T. Hallock, whose monumental Persepolis Fortification Tablets (Chicago, 1969) contains more than 2000 mostly well-preserved texts in transliteration and translation. It has justly been claimed that these finds "constitute by far the most important Achaemenian discovery o f the twentieth century, thus far". 2 In addition to material of great significance in fields such as Elamite philology and the economic and social history o f the period, the tablets have proved to contain nearly 2000 personal names, most o f them previously unknown, which have rapidly attracted the attention o f Iranianists. Even before the appearance o http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Indo-Iranian Journal Brill

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Brill
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© 1978 Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands
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0019-7246
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1572-8536
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10.1163/000000078790079968
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R E V I E W S Manfred Mayrhofer, Onomastica Persepolitana. Das altiranische Namengut der Persepolis- Titfelchen. Unter Mitarbeit von JLnos Harmatta, Walther Hinz, Riidiger Schmitt und Jutta Seifert (= Sitzungsberichte der Osterreiehische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Philosophisch- historische Klasse, 286. Ver6ffentlichungen der Ira~nischen Kommission, 1), Wien, Verlag der Osterreichischen Akademie der Wissensehaften, 1973. 358 pp. Excavations at Persepolis during the seasons 1 9 3 3 - 3 8 brought to light many hundreds of tablets, and many thousands more fragments, inscribed in Elamite. The publication o f these texts was begun by G. G. Cameron 1 and continued b y R. T. Hallock, whose monumental Persepolis Fortification Tablets (Chicago, 1969) contains more than 2000 mostly well-preserved texts in transliteration and translation. It has justly been claimed that these finds "constitute by far the most important Achaemenian discovery o f the twentieth century, thus far". 2 In addition to material of great significance in fields such as Elamite philology and the economic and social history o f the period, the tablets have proved to contain nearly 2000 personal names, most o f them previously unknown, which have rapidly attracted the attention o f Iranianists. Even before the appearance o

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Indo-Iranian JournalBrill

Published: Jan 1, 1978

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