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Wright, William

Record IDcnp01489817
URIhttp://thesaurus.cerl.org/record/cnp01489817
Biographical Data1830 - 1889
Place of BirthMullye, Indien
Place of DeathCambridge
Last Edit2018-12-12

General Note

Nationality: United Kingdom
Orientaliste. Professeur d'arabe à l'University College de Londres (1853), puis au Trinity College de Dublin (1856-1862), puis à l'Université de Cambridge (1870-). Attaché au British Museum (1862-1872), rédigea le catalogue des manuscrits syriaques et éthiopiens. A aussi traduit du syriaque en anglais et de l'allemand en anglais.
Brit. Semitist.; Kirchenhistoriker; Orientalist; Philologe.
Englischer Orientalist/Semitist; 1869: Prof. für arab. Sprache an der Univ. of Cambridge

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Further Biographical Data17.01.1830-22.05.1889
17.01.1830-22.05.1889
Academic Title or DegreeProf.
Intellectual ResponsibilityAuteur
Persisch (in St. Andrews (Schottland), Halle a.S. u. Leiden)
Semitische Sprachen (in St. Andrews (Schottland), Halle a.S. u. Leiden)
Türkisch (in St. Andrews (Schottland), Halle a.S. u. Leiden)
Primary Language(s)English
ActivityPersonen zu Sprache (11.2p) (sswd)
Personen zu Literaturwissenschaft (Literaturwissenschaftler) (12.1p) (sswd)
Kirchenhistoriker (gnd)
Orientalist (gnd)
Philologe (gnd)
Semitist (gnd)
Geographic NoteGB (iso3166)
NationalityBritish

Place of Activity

Place of BirthMullye, Indien
Geburtsort
Place of ActivityCambridge
Wirkungsort
Halle, Saale
Wirkungsort
Place of DeathCambridge
Sterbeort

Names

HeadingWright, William
used in: Personal Names Authority File (PND), Germany
Wright, William
used in: Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris; HANS, SUB Göttingen (Germany)
Wright, William
used in: Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris
Complete NameWright, William Aldir
Vollstaendiger Name
Variant NameRaĭt, V.
Rāyt, Wilyam
Rāyt, Wilyām
Wright, W.
Wright, Wm.

Sources

Found inLCAuth. — Vorlage. — Wikipedia. — BN Cat. gén. : Wright, William (orientaliste). — BN Cat. gén. 1960-1969 : Wright (William). — DNB. — Berthelot. — M/Reg., B 1996. — M/Reg., B 1996. — LCAuth. — Wikipedia
Imprint SourcesA grammar of the Arabic language / transl. from the German of Caspari and ed. with numerous additions and corrections by William Wright ; 3rd ed. revised by W. Robertson Smith and M. J. De Goeje, 1995
Catalogue of Syriac manuscripts in the British Museum. - 1870-1871
Hrsg. von: Aphraates: The Homilies of Aphraates, the Persian sage. - 1869-
Hrsg. von: Ǵurzat al-ḥāṭib wa-tuḥfat aṭ-ṭālib. - 1859
Syriac literature. - 1887
Vorr. von: Al-Bāb al-wāḥid wa-'ṯ-ṯalāṯūn fi 'l-kahnūh min Kitāb al-Miṣbāḥ al-muršid ʾila 'l-falāḥ wa-'n-naǧāḥ al-hādī min at-tīh ʾilā sabīl an-naǧāh. - 1837

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