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Ventris, Michael

LC control no.n 84040328
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Personal name headingVentris, Michael
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Birth date1922-07-12
Death date1956-09-06
Place of birthWheathampstead (England)
Place of deathHatfield (Hertfordshire, England)
Field of activityInscriptions, Linear B
Profession or occupationArchitects Linguists Cryptographers
Found inBennett, E.L. The Knossos tablets, 1959: t.p. (Michael Ventris)
LC data base, 8-30-84 (hdg.: Ventris, Michael)
His Work notes on Minoan language ... 1988: t.p. (Michael Ventris) pref. (b. 07/12/22; d. 09/06/56)
History of classical scholarship : a biographical dictionary (Brill's new Pauly supplement 6), 2014: page 630 (Michael Ventris; British architect and linguist; born Michael George Francis Ventris 12.7.1922 in Wheathampstead (Herts.); died 6.9.1956 in Hatfield (Herts.); studied Latin and Greek at school; studied architecture in London; after World War II was an architect and amateur cryptographer; deciphered Linear B with John Chadwick in 1952)
Associated languageeng