Old Persian dictionary

Old Persian

Ancient Persian lexicon & The texts of the Achaemenidan inscriptions, transliterated and translated, by Herbert Cushing Tolman (1908)

Cuneiform supplement, with brief historical synopsis of the language, by Edwin Lee Johnson (1910)

Vocabulary of the ancient persian language: all the words which occur in the persian cuneiform inscriptions, with a few brief etymological explanations, by Henry Rawlinson, in Memoir on cuneiform inscription (1849)

Altiranisches Wörterbuch by Christian Bartolomae (1904)

Graeco-Persian names by Alvin Stonecipher (1918)

Old Persian language

Old Persian keyboard to type a text with the Old Persian cuneiforms

University of Texas: Old Iranian

Old Persian by Rüdiger Schmitt, in The ancient languages of Asia and the Americas (2008)

An introduction to Old Persian by Prods Oktor Skjærvø (2020)

Old Persian, grammar, texts, lexicon, by Roland Kent (1950)

Historical grammar of the ancient Persian language by Edwin Lee Johnson (1917)

Grammar of the Old Persian with the inscriptions of the Achæmenian kings & vocabulary, by Herbert Cushing Tolman (1892)

Grammaire du vieux perse: Old Persian grammar, by Antoine Meillet & Émile Benveniste (1931)

Études iraniennes by James Darmesteter (1883): I (studies about the historical grammar of the Persian language) & II (studies about the language, literature, beliefs in Ancient Persia)

Les langues perdues de la Perse (the lost languages of Persia) by Joachim Ménant (1885)

Handbuch der altiranischen Dialekte: compared grammar of Iranian dialects & glossary, by Christian Bartolomae (1883)

Books about Old Persian: Google books & Internet archive

The Old Persian language
The Old Persian is the language of the Achaemenid Empire (6th-4th century BC).
Texts & Inscriptions

Livius: Achaemenid royal inscriptions, with translation

The Behistun inscription

Open Richly Annotated Cuneiform Corpus: Achaemenid Royal Inscriptions online

Avesta-Zoroastrian Archives: Old Persian texts, transliterated with translation

Les inscriptions de la Perse achémenide et leurs traductions by Nazila Khalkhali, dissertation (2011)

Les inscriptions de la Perse achéménide, translated into French from Old Persian, Elamite, Babylonian and Aramaic, annotated by Pierre Lecoq (1997)

A guide to the Old Persian inscriptions by Herbert Cushing Tolman (1893): I & II (Some critical and supplementary notes)

The Behistan inscription of King Darius: translation and critical notes to the Persian text (1908)

The Persian cuneiform inscription at Behistun, decyphered and translated by Henry Rawlinson (1846)

Cuneiform inscriptions of Van by Archibald Henry Sayce (1865)

Die altpersischen Keilinschriften im Grundtexte mit Übersetzung, Grammatik und Glossar, by Friedrich von Spiegel (1862)

Die Keilinschriften der Achämeniden by Franz Heinrich Weissbach (1911)

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Modern Persian language

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