Albert T. Olmstead

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Albert Ten Eyck Olmstead (March 23, 1880 – April 11, 1945) was an American historian and academic, who specialized in Assyriology.[1]

Olmstead was born in 1880 in New York, and died in 1945 in Chicago.[2]

He was Professor of Oriental History at the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago.[2] Among his doctoral students was Neilson C. Debevoise, later an influential historian of the Parthian Empire.[3]

Works[edit]

  • Olmstead, Albert T. (1908). Western Asia in the Days of Sargon of Assyria (PhD). Cornell University.
  • ——— (1916). Assyrian Historiography: A Source Study; the University of Missouri Studies: Social Science Series. Columbia, Missouri: University of Missouri.
  • ——— (1918). The New Arab Kingdom and the Fate of the Muslim World. Urbana, Illinois: War Committee of the University of Illinois – via Wikisource.
  • ——— (1923). History of Assyria. New York and London: Charles Scribner's Sons.
  • ——— (1931). History of Palestine and Syria to the Macedonian Conquest. New York and London: Charles Scribner's Sons.
  • ——— (1942). Jesus in the Light of History. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons.
  • ——— (1948). History of the Persian Empire. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Articles[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ John A. Wilson: Albert Ten Eyck Olmstead, 1880–1945. In: Journal of Near Eastern Studies. Vol. 5 (1946), No. 1 (Albert Ten Eyck Olmstead Memorial Issue), S. 1–6 (Digitalisat in JSTOR).
  2. ^ a b "History of Assyria - The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago". oi.uchicago.edu.
  3. ^ Olbrycht, M. J.; Nikonorov, V. P. (2015). "Deveboise, Neilson Carel". Encyclopaedia Iranica (online ed.).

Further reading[edit]

  • Meade, C. Wade (1974). Road to Babylon: Development of U.S. Assyriology. Leiden: E. J. Brill. pp. 93–97.
  • Stolper, Matthew W. (1999). "Olmstead, Albert Ten Eyck". American National Biography. New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Wilson, John A. (1945). "Albert Ten Eyck Olmstead, 1880–1945". Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research (99). pp. 3–4. JSTOR 1355207.
  • Wilson, John A. (1946). "Albert Ten Eyck Olmstead, 1880–1945". Journal of Near Eastern Studies. 5 (1). pp. 1–6. JSTOR 542451.

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