FINZI, Felice

FINZI, Felice. Correggio (Reggio Emilia) 1847 — Florence 3.9.1872. Italian (Jewish) Ethnologist and Assyriologist. Studies of law at Bologna, dr.iuris c. 1867. From 1869 libero docente di assiriologia at Regio Istituto di Studii Superiori in Florence. Knew also Hebrew and Sanskrit. Married, two sons. Together with Paolo Mantegazza he founded the…

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BRAY, Denys de Saumarez

BRAY, Denys de Saumarez. Aberdeen 29.11.1875 — Winchester 19.11.1951. British Civil Servant in India, a Scholar of Baluchistan and its Languages (Brahui). Son of Rev. Thomas William Bray and Rachel Le Mesurier. Educated at the Realgymnasium in Stuttgart and Blundell’s School in Tiverton, then at the Balliol College, Oxford. In 1898…

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BORK, Ferdinand A.

BORK, Ferdinand A. Forsthaus bei Königsbruch, Kr. Tuchel, Westpreussen (now in Poland) 26.11.1871 — Benhausen 28.2.1962. German Scholar of Ancient Near East, also interested in Indo-Iranian. Parents forester Ferdinand Bork and Ottilie Zimmermann. Gymnasium in Marienburg (West Prussia), matriculated 1892. Studies ofgeography and languages at Königsberg, until 1896. Teacher in…

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