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The Encyclopedia Americana (1920)/Müller, Wilhelm Max

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MÜLLER, Wilhelm Max, American Orientalist: b. Gleissemberg, Germany, 15 May 1862. He studied at the universities of Erlangen, Leipzig, Berlin and Munich, obtaining the degree Ph.D. at Leipzig. Since 1888 he has been a resident of the United States, but has undertaken researches repeatedly in Epypt (1904, 1906 and 1910) under the auspices of the Carnegie Institution. He has been professor in the Reformed Episcopal Seminary at Philadelphia since 1890 and assistant professor of Egyptology at the University of Pennsylvania. He has written ‘Asia and Europe after the Egyptian Monuments’ (1893); ‘The Love Poetry of the Ancient Egyptians’ (1899), both of which are in German; ‘Egyptological Researches’ (1906-10); ‘Mythology of the Ancient Egyptians’ (in ‘Mythology of all Races,’ 1918). He is also a contributor to the ‘Encyclopædia Biblica,’ ‘Jewish Encyclopedia’ and joint editor of ‘Gesenius Hebrew Dictionary’ (1905).