Edzard, Dietz Otto
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German Ancient Near Eastern specialist. Born 28. 8. 1930 in Bremen, died Munich 2. 6. 2004. Studied Oriental languages and Assyriology at Heidelberg and Paris, 1950–1955; 1955 doctorate at Heidelberg. 1956–1958 assistant at DAI Baghdad; 1958–1960 assistance on Akkadian dictionary project of Wolfram von Soden at Vienna. Habil. at Munich, 1960. 1961/62 lecturer at Harvard Univ., Cambridge, Massachusetts; 1963–1999 prof. ord. at Munich. Member of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences, the Royal D…

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Sallaberger, Walther, “Edzard, Dietz Otto”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 6 : History of classical Scholarship - A Biographical Dictionary, English edition by Chad M. Schroeder (2014). Original German-language edition: Geschichte der Altertumswissenschaften: Biographisches Lexikon. Herausgegeven von Peter Kuhlmann und Helmuth Schneider. Serie: Der Neue Pauly Supplemente 1. Staffel, herausgegeben von Hubert Cancik, Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, vol. 6. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2012). Consulted online on 22 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00200>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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