Campbell Thompson, Reginald

Name

Campbell Thompson, Reginald

Dates

21 August 1876 - 23 May 1941

Birthplace

England

Specialization

Assyriology; Archaeology

Major works

CT 11 (1900), 12 (1901), 14 (1902), 16-17 (1903), 18 (1904), 19 (1904), 20 (1904), 22 (1906), 23 (1906) The Reports of the Magicians and Astrologers of Nineveh and Babylon, London 1900 The Devils and Evil Spirits of Babylonia, London 1903-1904 Late Babylonian Letters, London 1906 Semitic Magic, London 1908 Assyrian Medical Texts, London 1923 The Assyrian Herbal, London 1924 On the Chemistry of the Ancient Assyrians, London 1925 A Catalogue of the Late Babylonian Tablets in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, London 1927 The Epic of Gilgamesh, London 1928 The Epic of Gilgamesh, Oxford 1930 A Century of Exploration at Nineveh, London 1929 (with R.W. Hutchinson) The Prisms of Esarhaddon and of Ashurbanipal, London 1931 A Dictionary of Assyrian Chemistry and Geology, Oxford 1936 A Dictionary of Assyrian Botany, London 1949

Remarks

Studied in Cambridge Assistant, Egyptian and Assyrian Antiquities, British Museum, 1899- Excavated in Nineveh, 1904-1905, 1927-1931 Assistant Professor of Semitic Languages, University of Chicago, 1907-1909 Editor of the journal Iraq, 1935- Shillito Reader in Assyriology, University of Oxford, 1937-1941 (successor to S. Langdon)

Obituaries

AfO 14 (1941-1944) 234-236 (E. Weidner), with photo

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