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Why wasn't Akkadian translated into other more common languages?

Most likely there just wasn't a lot of Akkadian (Cuneiform) "writing" to be found outside of Mesopotamia, and particularly not what one would consider "literature". Cuneiform was a ...
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Who built this monument in Hatra?

According to wiki, your hunch is essentially correct - the original influence is Seleucid indeed. But if I undertstand correctly, the actual buildings are in the Parthian style. Hatra was probably ...
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Why wasn't Akkadian translated into other more common languages?

Is there (if I may reformulate your question a bit) evidence for ancient translations of texts in cuneiform (Akkadian, Babylonian, Old Persian, Elamite) script into other writing systems? There is, ...
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