Geers, Friedrich Wilhelm

Name

Geers, Friedrich Wilhelm

Dates

24 January 1885 - 29 January 1955

Birthplace

Blomberg, Germany

Specialization

Assyriology

Major works

A Babylonian Omen Text: AJSL 43 (1926) 22-41

Remarks

Staff of the Chicago Assyrian Dictionary Project of the Oriental Institute, 1923- Associate Professor of Assyriology, University of Chicago, 1926-1950 Visited the museums of London, Berlin, Istanbul and Baghdad, making innumerable copies and joins, especially from among the fragments from the Library of Assurbanipal

Obituaries

AfO 17 (1954-1956) 489 (E. Weidner), with photo JNES 33/2 (1974) 179-181 (A.L. Oppenheim)

Festschrift

From Assurbanpal’s Library: Studies in Memory of F. W. Geers: JNES 33/2-3 (1974)

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