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

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Kramer, Samuel Noah
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American Assyriologist and Sumerologist. Born Zashkov (Ukraine) 28. 9. 1897, died Philadelphia, USA, 26. 11. 1990. Studied Assyriology from 1921 at Temple Univ., Philadelphia, then 1926/27 Egyptology at Dropsie College there, then Assyriology at the Univ. of Pennsylvania, doctorate there 1929. 1930/31 fellow of the American Council of Learned Societies in Iraq. 1932–1935 research assistant at the Univ. of Chicago; 1936–1942 research associate there. 1937–1939 Guggenheim Fellow in Istanbul…

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Foster, Benjamin Read, “Kramer, Samuel Noah”, 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 20 March 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00387>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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