Author:Leonard William King
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|English archaeologist and Assyriologist; collected stone inscriptions widely in the Near East, taught Assyrian and Babylonian archaeology at King's College for a number of years, and published a large number of works on these subjects; also known for his translations of ancient works such as the Code of Hammurabi
This author wrote articles for the Dictionary of National Biography, and the list on this page is complete to 1901.
Articles written by this author are designated in the DNB by the initials "L. W. K."
This author wrote articles for the 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica.
Articles attributed to this author are designated in EB1911 by the initials "L. W. K."
- Babylonian magic and sorcery (1896)
- First steps in Assyrian (1898)
- Letters and Inscriptions of Hammurabi (1898)
- Babylonian religion and mythology (1899)
- Assyrian language: easy lessons in the cuneiform inscriptions (1901)
- The seven tablets of creation: or The Babylonian and Assyrian legends concerning the creation of the world and of mankind (1902)
- Egypt and Western Asia in the light of Recent Discoveries (1907)
- Chronicles Concerning Early Babylonian Kings (1907)
- A history of Sumer and Akkad (1910)
- A history of Babylon from the foundation of the monarchy to the Persian conquest (1915)
- Legends of Babylon and Egypt in Relation to Hebrew Tradition (1918)
- "Layard, Austen Henry," in Dictionary of National Biography, 1901 supplement, London: Smith, Elder, & Co. (1901) in 3 vols.
- The Sculptures and Inscription of Darius the Great on the Rock of Behistûn in Persia (1907), with R. C. Thompson
- Codex Hammurabi (1910)
Contributions to 1911 Encyclopædia BritannicaEdit
Works about KingEdit
- "Death notice: Dr. Leonard W. King," in The Times (1919)
- "Obituary: Dr. Leonard W. King. A Famous Antiquary," in The Times (1919)
- "Dr. Leonard King — To the Editor of The Times," in The Times (1919)