Leonard William King
Leonard William King, F.S.A. (8 December 1869 – 20 August 1919) was an English archaeologist and Assyriologist educated at Rugby School and King's College in Cambridge. He 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. He is also known for his translations of ancient works such as the Code of Hammurabi. He became Assistant Keeper of Egyptian and Assyrian Antiquities at the British Museum.
- Leonard William King (1898). First steps in Assyrian: a book for beginners; being a series of historical, mythological, religious, magical, epistolary and other texts printed in cuneiform characters with interlinear transliteration and translation and a sketch of Assyrian grammar, sign-list and vocabulary. Kegan Paul Trench, Trb̈ner. p. 399. Retrieved 2011-07-05.
- Letters and Inscriptions of Hammurabi, 3 vols. (1898–1900)
- Encyclopaedia Biblica (contributor) (1903)
- Babylonian Religion and Mythology. (1903)
- Egypt and Western Asia in the light of Recent Discoveries (1907)
- Chronicles Concerning Early Babylonian Kings (1907) - vol1 - vol2
- Legends of Babylon and Egypt in Relation to Hebrew Tradition (Schweich Lecture for 1916)
- The seven tablets of creation : or The Babylonian and Assyrian legends concerning the creation of the world and of mankind. (1902)
- The Code of Hammurabi (translation). (1899)
- "King, Leonard William (KN889LW)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge.
- "Review of Letters and Inscriptions of Hammurabi, King of Babylon by L. W. King". The Saturday Review of Politics, Literature, Science and Art. 92 (2392): 275–276. 31 August 1901.
- Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1922). "King, Leonard William". Encyclopædia Britannica (12th ed.). London & New York.
- CDLI Wiki
- Works written by or about Leonard William King at Wikisource
- Works by Leonard William King at Project Gutenberg
- Works by or about Leonard William King at Internet Archive
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