János Harmatta

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The native form of this personal name is Harmatta János. This article uses the Western name order.

János Harmatta (2 October 1917 – 24 July 2004) was a Hungarian linguist. He deciphered the Parthian ostraca and papyri of Dura Europos and was the first to decipher a major Bactrian inscription.[1]

He taught as a professor at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.

Literary works[edit]

  • Harmatta János (1917-): Forrástanulmányok Herodotos Skythika-jához = Quellenstudien zu den Skythika des Herodot / irta Harmatta János ()

References and sources[edit]

References
  1. ^ Ritoók, Zsigmund. (1997) "The contribution of Hungary to international classical scholarship", Hungarian Studies, 12. Retrieved 12 March 2014. Archived 2014-03-07 at WebCite
Sources
  • Harmatta János (1917-): Forrástanulmányok Herodotos Skythika-jához = Quellenstudien zu den Skythika des Herodot / irta Harmatta János
  • Ferenczy Endre (1912-1990): Az ókori Róma története : [egyetemi tankönyv] / Ferenczy Endre, Maróti Egon, Hahn István ; szerk. Harmatta János
  • Szabó Miklós (1940-): Hellasz fénykora : Görögország az i.e. V. században / Szabó Miklós ; [a szövegben szereplő prózai idézetek Devecseri Gábor et al. fordításai]
  • Studies in the sources on the history of Pre-Islamic Central Asia / [by R. Ghirshman ... et al.] ; ed. by J. Harmatta
  • Prolegomena to the sources on the history of Pre-Islamic Central Asia / [by P. Aalto ... et al.] ; ed. by J. Harmatta