Stephen L. Cook no seu biblioblog Biblische Ausbildung mencionou ontem o Electronic Text Corpus of Sumerian Literature (ETCSL) no post Neat Link: Quality Sumerian Texts On-Line. A informação no site diz que
“The Electronic Text Corpus of Sumerian Literature (ETCSL), a project of the University of Oxford [Faculty of Oriental Studies] comprises a selection of nearly 400 literary compositions recorded on sources which come from ancient Mesopotamia and date to the late third and early second millennia BCE. The corpus contains Sumerian texts in transliteration, English prose translations and bibliographical information for each composition. The transliterations and the translations can be searched, browsed and read online using the tools of the website”.
Sobre a história do projeto, diz:
“Preparation of the corpus began at the University of Oxford in November 1997, supported by substantial funding from The Leverhulme Trust. The project team consisted of Dr Jeremy Black, Dr Graham Cunningham and Dr Gábor Zólyomi, with the continued collaboration of Dr Eleanor Robson. In 2001, the project secured a five-year grant from The Arts and Humanities Board. This generous grant made it possible to continue to expand and enhance the corpus, and also to take on board new project members. Funding for the ETCSL project came to an end in the summer of 2006. The project staff are now working on the Diachronic Corpus of Sumerian Literature”.
Sobre este último site, o Diachronic Corpus of Sumerian Literature, noticiei recentemente aqui.