Thursday, December 10, 2009

The Oriental Institute and Its Projects on Youtube

[Originally posted on 1 May 2009, updated 15 October 2009, updated 22 October 2010, updated December 10, 2009, updated January 10, 2009. Updated July 9, 2010. Updated 10/5/10]

Matthew Stolper, Head of the Persepolis Fortification Archive Project, kicked off the event by discussing the languages of the Persian Achaemenid Empire, as a symbol of inclusiveness of the empire of many people and many languages

Cracking the Code: using language to unlock ancient history

[This first video is not on YouTube, but is still worth watching]

and see also

Persepolis sequence from The Human Adventure

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