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Botta, Paul Emile

Overview
Works: 75 works in 249 publications in 4 languages and 1,323 library holdings
Genres: History  Archives 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Illustrator
Classifications: DS70, 935
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Most widely held works by Paul Emile Botta
Viaggio intorno al globo : principalmente alla California ed alle isole Sandwich negli anni 1826, 1827, 1828 e 1829 by Auguste Bernard Duhaut-Cilly( Book )

9 editions published in 1841 in Italian and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monument de Ninive by Paul Emile Botta( Book )

12 editions published between 1849 and 1985 in French and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Observations on the inhabitants of California, 1827-1828 by Paul Emile Botta( Book )

1 edition published in 1952 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

M. Botta's Letters on the discoveries at Nineveh by Paul Emile Botta( Book )

4 editions published in 1850 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monument de Ninive by Paul Emile Botta( Book )

14 editions published between 1849 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monument de Ninive by Paul Emile Botta( Book )

13 editions published between 1849 and 2006 in French and Undetermined and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monument de Ninive by Paul Emile Botta( Book )

9 editions published between 1849 and 2006 in French and Undetermined and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monument de Ninive by Paul Emile Botta( Book )

5 editions published between 1849 and 1972 in French and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relation d'un voyage dans l'Yémen, entrepris en 1837 pour le Museum d'Histoire naturelle de Paris by Paul Emile Botta( Book )

14 editions published between 1841 and 1880 in French and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monument de Ninive by Paul Emile Botta( Book )

10 editions published between 1849 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monument de Ninive by Paul Emile Botta( Book )

8 editions published between 1849 and 2006 in French and Undetermined and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mémoire sur l'écriture cunéiforme Assyrienne by Paul Emile Botta( Book )

7 editions published between 1848 and 2014 in French and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The son of an Italian historian, Paul-Émile Botta (1802-70) served France as a diplomat and archaeologist. While posted as consul to Mosul in Ottoman Mesopotamia (modern-day Iraq), he excavated several sites, becoming in 1843 the first archaeologist to uncover an Assyrian palace at Khorsabad, where Sargon II had ruled in the eighth century BCE. As nobody could yet read the cuneiform inscriptions, Botta thought he had discovered Nineveh, and an enthused French government financed the recording and collecting of numerous artefacts. Many of the marvellous sculptures were put on display in the Louvre. Botta devoted himself to studying the inscriptions, and this 1848 publication, a contribution towards the later deciphering of the Akkadian language, presents a tentative catalogue of cuneiform characters that appear to be used interchangeably. Of related interest, Henry Rawlinson's Commentary on the Cuneiform Inscriptions of Babylonia and Assyria (1850) is also reissued in this series
Relations d'un voyage dans l'Yémen, entrepris en 1837 pour le Museum d'histoire naturelle de Paris by Paul Emile Botta( Book )

2 editions published in 1841 in French and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lettres de M. Botta sur ses découvertes à Khorsabad, près de Nineve by Paul Emile Botta( Book )

2 editions published in 1845 in French and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Viaggio intorno al globo : principalmente alla California ed alle isole Sandwich negli anni 1826, 1827, 1828 e 1829 by Auguste Bernard Duhaut-Cilly( Book )

5 editions published between 1841 and 1842 in Italian and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plantes de l'Arabie heureuse, recueillies par P.-E. Botta et décrites par J. Decaisne by Joseph Decaisne( Book )

3 editions published between 1839 and 1841 in French and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Buried city of the East, Nineveh by James Silk Buckingham( Book )

1 edition published in 1851 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plantes de l'Arabie heureuse by Joseph Decaisne( Book )

2 editions published in 1839 in French and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Botta, P. E.

Botta, P. E. 1802-1870

Botta, P. E. (Paul Emile)

Botta, Paolo E. 1802-1870

Botta, Paolo Emilio.

Botta Paolo Emilio 1802-1870

Botta, Paul E. 1802-1870

Botta, Paul Emile

Botta, Paul-Emile 1802-1870

Botta, Paulo Emilio

Botta, Paulo Emilio, 1802-1870

Paul-Émile Botta

Paul Émile Botta archeologo e storico italiano

Paul-Émile Botta arqueólogo e cientista francês

Paul-Émile Botta diplomate et archéologue français

Paul-Émile Botta francusko-włoski konsul i archeolog

Paul-Émile Botta Frans archeoloog (1802-1870)

Paul-Émile Botta französischer vorderasiatischer Archäologe

Paul-Émile Botta French archaeologist

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Languages
French (95)

English (53)

Italian (14)

German (2)

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