William W. Hallo

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William Wolfgang Hallo (March 9, 1928 – March, 27, 2015) was professor of Assyriology and Babylonian Literature and curator of the Babylonian collection at Yale University. He was born in Kassel, Germany.[1]

Hallo was a Master of Morse College, one of the twelve residential colleges at Yale University, between 1982 and 1987.[2]


  • Hallo, William W. (1957). Early Mesopotamian Royal Titles. New Haven, CT: American Oriental Society. ISBN 0-940490-43-9. 
  • Hallo, William W.; Simpson, William Kelly (1971). The Ancient Near East: A History. ISBN 0-15-503819-2. 
  • Hallo, William W. (1996). Origins : The Ancient Near Eastern Background of Some Modern Western Institutions. Brill. ISBN 90-04-10328-7. 
  • Hallo, William W. (2009). The World's Oldest Literature: Studies in Sumerian Belles-lettres. Brill. ISBN 90-04-17381-1.