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Encyclopedia > William L. Moran

William Lambert Moran (August 11, 1921December 19, 2000), was an American Assyriologist, he was born in Chicago, USA. August 11 is the 223rd day of the year (224th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1921 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... December 19 is the 353rd day of the year (354th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... Assyria in earliest historical times referred to a region on the Upper Tigris river, named for its original capital, the city of Ashur. ... Chicago (officially named the City of Chicago) is the third largest city in the United States (after New York City and Los Angeles), with an official population of 2,896,016, as of the 2000 census. ...


In 1939, Moran joined the Jesuit order. He then attended Loyola University, where he received his B.A. in 1944. After this he taught Latin and Greek in a high school in Cincinnati between 1946-1947. He resumed his studies at Johns Hopkins University and gained his Ph.D. in 1950. After further studies he worked on the "Chicago Assyrian Dictionary", and in 1955 he taught biblical studies at the Pontifical Biblical Institute in Rome between 1958 and 1966. 1939 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... The Society of Jesus (Latin: Societas Iesu), commonly known as the Jesuits, is a Roman Catholic religious order. ... Several historic and current educational institutions are named in honor of Saint Ignatius of Loyola. ... 1944 was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... Latin is the language originally spoken in the region around Rome called Latium. ... 1946 was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... 1947 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... The Johns Hopkins University is a private institution of higher learning located in Baltimore, Maryland. ... 1950 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1955 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... City motto: Senatus Populusque Romanus – SPQR (The Senate and the People of Rome) Founded 21 April 753 BC mythical, 1st millennium BC Region Latium Mayor Walter Veltroni (Democratici di Sinistra) Area  - City Proper  1290 km² Population  - City (2004)  - Metropolitan  - Density (city proper) 2,546,807 almost 4,000,000 1... 1958 was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1966 was a common year starting on Saturday (link goes to calendar) // Events January January 1 - In a coup, Colonel Jean-Bédel Bokassa ousts president David Dacko and takes over the Central African Republic. ...


In 1966, he took the position as professor of Assyriology at Harvard University. He was married Suzanne Drinker in 1970. In 1985 he was appointed Andrew W. Mellon Professor of the Humanities Emeritus, and in 1996 he was made a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. 1966 was a common year starting on Saturday (link goes to calendar) // Events January January 1 - In a coup, Colonel Jean-Bédel Bokassa ousts president David Dacko and takes over the Central African Republic. ... Harvard University is a private university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, and a member of the Ivy League. ... 1970 was a common year starting on Thursday. ... 1985 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1996 is a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... The American Academy of Arts and Sciences is an organization dedicated to scholarship and the advancement of learning, particularly in areas of political science. ...


He retired in 1990, and moved to Brunswick, Maine, where he died in 2000. Braunschweig may also refer to the administrative region of Germany. ... State nickname: The Pine Tree State Other U.S. States Capital Augusta Largest city Portland Governor John Baldacci (D) Official languages None Area 86,542 km² (39th)  - Land 80,005 km²  - Water 11,724 km² (13. ... This article is about the year 2000. ...


Publications

His publications include the standard translation and commentary of "The Amarna Letters," texts that document the international and imperial correspondence of the Egyptian pharaohs around the time of the kings Akhenaton and Tutankhamon. The Amarna letters is the name popularly given to an archive of correspondence, mostly diplomatic, found at Amarna, the modern name for the capital of the Egyptian New Kingdom primarily from the reign of pharaoh Amenhotep IV, better known as Akhenaten (1369 - 1353 BCE). ... Bust of Pharaoh Akhenaten. ... Tutankhamun (alternate transcription Tutankhamen), named Tutankhaten early in his life, was Pharaoh of the Eighteenth dynasty of Egypt (1334 BC/1333 BC - 1323 BC), during the period known as the New Kingdom. ...


External Links

  • Obituary from Harvard Gazette

 
 

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