The Chicago Akkadian Dictionary: Contexts and Perspectives

  • Marko Vitas Brown University, Classics department, Providence, Rhode Island, US; École Pratique des Hautes Études, Section des Sciences Religieuses, Paris, France


The purpose of this short essay is to introduce the famed Chicago Akkadian Dictionary to the readers of Infotheca and recommend to their attention several aspects of the dictionary which could benefit from the insight of a mind endowed with expertise in information sciences and technologies. The paper offers a short introduction to the Akkadian language and a summary of the contexts and issues related to the Chicago Akkadian Dictionary project. 

How to Cite
VITAS, Marko. The Chicago Akkadian Dictionary: Contexts and Perspectives. Infotheca - Journal for Digital Humanities, [S.l.], v. 23, n. 1, p. 107-116, sep. 2023. ISSN 2217-9461. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 22 apr. 2024. doi: