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Wright, William

Record IDcnp01489817
URIhttp://thesaurus.cerl.org/record/cnp01489817
Biographical Data1830 - 1889
Place of BirthMullye
Place of DeathCambridge
Last Edit2016-05-20

General Note

Englischer Orientalist, Studium an der Universität St Andrews in Schottland, der Universität Halle-Wittenberg und an der Universität Leiden (semitische Sprachen, Persisch und Türkisch), Prof. für arab. Sprache an der Univ. of Cambridge
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.

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Further Biographical Data17.01.1830-22.05.1889
1830-1889
Academic Title or DegreeProf
Prof.
Intellectual ResponsibilityAuteur
Primary Language(s)English
ActivityPersonen zu Sprache (11.2p) (sswd)
Personen zu Literaturwissenschaft (Literaturwissenschaftler) (12.1p) (sswd)
Kirchenhistoriker (gnd)
Orientalist (gnd)
Philologe (gnd)
Geographic NoteGB (iso3166)
NationalityBritish

Place of Activity

Place of BirthMullye
Geburtsort
Place of ActivityUniversität Halle, Saale
Affiliation
Place of DeathCambridge
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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
Variant NameRaĭt, V.
Rāyt, Wilyam
Rāyt, Wilyām
Wright, W.
Wright, William Aldir
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
Imprint Sources˜Pref. by : al-œBāb 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
A 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

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