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The correspondence of Edward Hincks

Author: Edward Hincks; Kevin J Cathcart
Publisher: Dublin, Ireland : University College Dublin Press, 2007-2009.
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Edward Hincks (1792-1866), the Irish Assyriologist and decipherer of Mesopotamian cuneiform, was born in Cork and spent forty years of his life at Killyleagh, County Down, where he was the Church of  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Letters
Personal correspondence
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hincks, Edward, 1792-1866.
Correspondence of Edward Hincks.
Dublin, Ireland : University College Dublin Press, 2007-<2008>
Named Person: Edward Hincks; Edward Hincks
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Hincks; Kevin J Cathcart
ISBN: 1904558704 9781904558705 9781904558712 1904558712 9781904558729 1904558720
OCLC Number: 188001617
Description: 3 volumes ; 24 cm
Contents: v. 1. 1818-1849 --
v. 2. 1850-1856 --
v. 3. 1857-1866.
Responsibility: 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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