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Littmann, Enno, 1875-1958

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Personal name headingLittmann, Enno, 1875-1958
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Birth date18750916
Death date19580504
Profession or occupationPhilologists
Found inIslamisch-arabische Heiligenlieder, 1951: t.p. (Enno Littmann)
LC data base, 2-4-86 (hdg.: Littmann, Enno, 1875-1958)
Arabische Beduinenerzählungen, 1908: t.p. (Enno Littmann)
German Wikipedia, Oct. 23, 2013 (Enno Littmann; full name Ludwig Richard Enno Littmann; b. Sept. 16, 1875 in Oldenburg, Germany; d. May 4, 1958 in Tübingen, Germany; studied theology and philology in Berlin, Halle, Göttingen and Strassburg; Ph.D. in oriental philology, Friedrichsuniversität Halle-Wittenberg, 1898; dissertation studied aspects of Tigre language; field work in Syria and Palestine; taught at Princeton University, 1901-1904; field work in Tigre province, Ethiopia, 1905; director, German archaeological expedition, Aksum, Ethiopia, 1905-1906; prof. of oriental philology in Strassburg, Göttingen, Bonn, Tübingen, 1906-1951; published broadly within oriental philology; translator and editor of first complete German edition of Arabian Nights; particularly influential in Ethiopian studies)