PRYM, Eugen

PRYM, Eugen. Düren (between Aachen and Köln) 15.12.1843 — Bonn 6.5.1913. German Semitic Scholar. Professor in Bonn. Son of Richard Prym, a cloth manufacturer, and Ernestine Schoeller. Gymnasium in Düren. Studies of comparative linguistic and Oriental languages at Berlin, Leipzig (Fleischer) and Bonn (Gildemeister). Ph.D. 1868 Bonn, then fieldwork in Egypt and Syria (New Aramaic and Kurdish). PD of Oriental Languages at Bonn 1870, ao. Professor 1875, ord. 1890-1913. Occasionally also taught Sanskrit (Rabault-Feuerham 2008). Married Anna Krabler, six sons and two daughters.

Publications: Diss. on Arabic grammatical traditio (al-Zamakhsarī). 1868.

– Further works on Arabic (al-Tabarī), New Aramaic, and Kurdish.

Sources: Wikipedia (more in German version).

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