ZETTERSTÉEN, Karl Wilhelm. 1866 — 1953. Swedish Oriental Scholar. Professor in Uppsala. Professor of Oriental Studies (mainly Arabic) at Uppsala in 1904-31. A well-known scholar of Arabic, Persian and Turkish, also interested in Nuba.

Publications: published several text editions, a Swedish translation of the Qur’an (1917) a catalogue of Arabic, Persian and Turkish MSS. in Uppsala (1930-35) etc. Editor of the Le Monde Oriental in 190?-28.

edited: “An old translation of the Ṛtusaṁhāra”, MO 4, 1910, 1-23 (from Tullberg’s papers, probably by H. H. Wilson).

Sources: UUM

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