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American Philosophical Society
Adventure of Great Dimension: The Launching of the Chicago Assyrian Dictionary (Transaction 92-3)
Transaction 92 No. 3
Babylonian & Assyrian early civilizations left a vast corpus of records & scribes preserved through the medium of cuneiform writing on clay tablets. Reiner looks back on the last half-century & more of work on the Chicago Assyrian Dictionary (CAD) project at the Oriental Inst. of Chicago, focusing on the reformulation of the task that took place during her years of participation in the 1950s & 1960s. This included intellectual clashes between scholars Thorkild Jacobsen & Leo Oppenheim. Benno Landsberger supported Oppenheim & helped to move the project forward. Oriental Inst. dir. Robert McC. Adams concurs in the course that has made the CAD one of the great humanistic achievements of our time.
Specialist Control: The Publications Committee of the Academie Royale des Sciences (Paris), 1700-1793 (Transasction 93-3)
Emil von Behring: Infectious Disease, Immunology, Serum Therapy (Memoir 255)
Alexander the Great: Coinage, Finances, and Policy (Memoirs Vol. 261)
Baccio Bandinelli & Art at the Medici Court: A Corpus of Early Modern Sources (Memoir 251)
Descartes and the Hyperbolic Quest: Lens Making Machines & Their Significance in the Seventeenth Century (Transaction 95-3)
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