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Scholarship

Giorgio Buccellati – June 2020
UNDER CONSTRUCTION
A bibliographical tool
Hstory of the discipline
A matter of awareness
Theory and methods
Data and materials

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A bibliographical tool

     The cluster of websites 4banks.net serves as a bibliographical tool, but aims to be more than that

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A discipline in the making

     It is a little over two centuries since the decypherment of cuneiform, not a very long time for a scholarly discipline.
Grotefend, Hincks

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A matter of awareness

     As in every discipline, a review of the scholarhsip that has made its progress possible goes well beyond the mere documentary interest. It is indeed a matter of awareness. The awareness of our present stance rests on how it is made possible by the humus in hiwh it sinks its roots.

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Theory and methods

     Aperspectives

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Data and materials

     The physical and the referential record