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Smith, George 1840-1876

Overview
Works: 49 works in 361 publications in 3 languages and 2,757 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Chronologies  Sources  Biography  Catalogs  Comparative studies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator
Classifications: BS1236, 222.11
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Most widely held works by George Smith
Assyrian discoveries; an account of explorations and discoveries on the site of Nineveh, during 1873 and 1874 by George Smith( Book )

51 editions published between 1875 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During 1873 and 1874, Smith took part in excavations at the Assyrian site of Nineveh. In this book, he gives an account of the excavations. Illustrations. (Archaeology)
Assyria from the earliest times to the fall of Nineveh by George Smith( Book )

41 editions published between 1875 and 2014 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Assyriologist George Smith (1840-76) was trained originally as an engraver, but was enthralled by the discoveries of Layard and Rawlinson. He taught himself cuneiform script, and joined the British Museum as a 'repairer' of broken cuneiform tablets. Promotion followed, and after one of Smith's most significant discoveries among the material sent to the Museum - a Babylonian story of a great flood - he was sent to the Middle East, where he found more inscriptions which contained other parts of the epic tale of Gilgamesh. In 1875, he
The history of Babylonia by George Smith( Book )

22 editions published between 1875 and 2014 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of Sennacherib by George Smith( Book )

15 editions published between 1878 and 1986 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cuneiform inscriptions of Western Asia by British Museum( Book )

8 editions published between 1861 and 1969 in Akkadian and English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of Assurbanipal by Ashurbanipal( Book )

4 editions published in 1871 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The phonetic values of the cuneiform characters by George Smith( Book )

6 editions published in 1871 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ancient history from the monuments the history of Babylonia by George Smith( Book )

13 editions published between 1877 and 1895 in English and Undetermined and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selection from the miscellaneous inscriptions of Assyria by Henry Creswicke Rawlinson( Book )

5 editions published between 1870 and 1875 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catalogue of a series of photographs (by S. Thompson) from the collection on the British Museum by British Museum( Book )

7 editions published in 1872 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of Assurbanipal : translated from the cuneiform inscriptions by George Smith( Book )

9 editions published between 1871 and 1873 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Entdeckungen in Assyrien : ein Bericht der Untersuchungen und Entdeckungen zur Richtigstellung der Lage von Ninive in den Jahren 1873 und 1874 by George Smith( Book )

5 editions published between 1876 and 1904 in German and English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Notes on the early history of Assyria and Babylonia by George Smith( Book )

3 editions published in 1872 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chaldaean account of the deluge, from terra cotta tablets found at Ninevah, and now in the British Museum by George Smith( Book )

4 editions published between 1872 and 1874 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selection from the miscellaneous inscriptions of Assyria by Henry Creswicke Rawlinson( Book )

6 editions published between 1870 and 1980 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the chronology of the reign of Sennacherib : with remarks on some other dates in connection with Assyrian and Babylonian history by George Smith( Book )

4 editions published in 1871 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selection from the historical inscriptions of Chaldaea, Assyria, and Babylonia by Henry Creswicke Rawlinson( Book )

in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Assyrian discoveries; an account of explorations and discoveries on the site of Nineveh, during 1873 and 1874
Alternative Names
Corc Smit

George Smith assiriologo britannico

George Smith assyriologue britannique

George Smith (asyrolog)

George Smith Brits Assyrioloog

George Smith englischer Assyriologe

George Smith (rgsz)

Смит, Джордж (ассириолог)

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جرج اسمیت

جورج سميث(عالم أشوريات)

Languages
English (297)

German (20)

Akkadian (7)

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Assyrian discoveries; an account of explorations and discoveries on the site of Nineveh, during 1873 and 1874Assyria from the earliest times to the fall of Nineveh