Assyrian and Babylonian Letters Belonging to the Kouyunjik Collections of the British Museum, Volume 5

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University of Chicago Press, 1900
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Page 8 - EDKINS.— CHINA'S PLACE IN PHILOLOGY. An attempt to show that the Languages of Europe and Asia have a common origin.
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