Bruno Meissner

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Meissner, Bruno


Born Apr. 25, 1868, in Graudenz; died Mar. 13, 1947, in Zeuthen. German Assyriologist.

Beginning in 1904, Meissner was a professor in Breslau (Wroclaw), and beginning in 1921, in Berlin. His principal works dealt with Babylono-Assyrian history, literature, law, art, and language.


Beiträge zum altbabylonischen Privatrecht. Leipzig, 1893.
Assyriologische Studien, fascs. 1–6. Berlin, 1903–13.
Babylonien und Assyrien, [vols.] 1–2, 1920–25.
Die babylonisch-assyrische Literatur. Wildpark-Potsdam [1928].
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Preparation of the Reallexikon der Assyriologie und Vorderasiatischen Archdologie (RIA) was begun in 1922 by Bruno Meissner, soon joined as editor by Erich Ebeling.