Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 6 : History of classical Scholarship - A Biographical Dictionary

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Falkenstein, Adam
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German Ancient Near Eastern scholar. Born Planegg (near Munich) 17. 9. 1906, died Heidelberg 15. 10. 1966. 1925–1928 studied Semitic studies and Assyriology at Munich, then from 1928 at Leipzig; doctorate there 1929. 1933 habil. and priv.-doz. of Semitic and cuneiform studies at Munich. Joined NSDAP 1940. From 1940, prof. of Assyriology and Arabic studies at Göttingen. War service 1941. From 1943 at German Embassy in Ankara. 1945/46 internment as…

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Sallaberger, Walther, “Falkenstein, Adam”, 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 26 April 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00224>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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