Hayim Tadmor

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Hayim Tadmor (born Frumstein) (November 18, 1923, Harbin, China–December 11, 2005, Jerusalem, Israel)[1] was a leading Israeli Assyriologist, and a profound influence on many students and scholars of the Ancient Near East throughout the world. A superb teacher and inspiring lecturer, his multilingual wit was known in many countries. As a student of Benno Landsberger and Sidney Smith, his knowledge was grounded in immediate knowledge and experience that went back to the earliest years of Assyriology.

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Books[edit]

  • The Inscriptions of Tiglath-pileser III, King of Assyria: Critical Edition with Introduction, Translations and Commentary, Jerusalem: The Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities, 1994 (second printing with Addenda et Corrigenda 2007).

Further reading[edit]

  • Israel Ef'al and Nadav Na'aman (eds.),Royal Assyrian Inscriptions: History, Historiography and Ideology. A Conference in Honour of Hayim Tadmor on the Occasion of His Eightieth Birthday. Jerusalem: the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities, 2009 (With the exception of one article, the collection is in Hebrew).

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External links[edit]

  • Hurowitz, Avigdor; Tigay, Jeffrey H. "Hayim Tadmor, 1923–2005: [Obituary]" at the American Academy of Jewish Research site.