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The correspondence of Edward Hincks. Vol. 2, 1850-1856

The correspondence of Edward Hincks. Vol. 2, 1850-1856

Author: Edward Hincks; Kevin J Cathcart
Publisher: Dublin : University College Dublin Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

Edward Hincks (1792-1866), the Irish Assyriologist and decipherer of Mesopotamian cuneiform, was the Church of Ireland Rector. In 1856 Hincks began to correspond with Henry Fox Talbot, pioneer of  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Personal correspondence
Named Person: Edward Hincks; Edward Hincks
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Hincks; Kevin J Cathcart
ISBN: 9781904558712 1904558712
OCLC Number: 339454332
Description: xii, 384 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface; Letters 1850-1856; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: [Edward Hincks] ; edited by Kevin J. Cathcart.


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"Man sagt nicht zu viel, wenn man ihn [Hincks] den eigentlichen Entzifferer der dritten Keilschriftgattung nennt." [translation] "One is not saying too much, if one calls Hincks the true decipherer Read more...

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