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

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Oppenheim, Adolph Leo
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Austrian-American Assyriologist. Born Adolf Leo O., Vienna, 7. 6. 1904, died Berkeley, California, 21. 7. 1974. Studied Oriental studies at Univ. of Vienna, with doctorate 1933. Assistant at Oriental institute there. Dismissed on racial grounds 1938; emigration (via France) to United States (parents murdered at Theresienstadt). 1941/42 worked at New York Public Library, then 1945 at Johns Hopkins Univ. in Baltimore, 1945/46 at Dropsie College in …

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Hunger, Hermann, “Oppenheim, Adolph Leo”, 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 17 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00523>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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