Breasted, James Henry


Breasted, James Henry
(1865–1935)
   American Egyptologist. He was born in Rockford, Illinois, on 27 August 1865. He studied at Yale University and later in Berlin. Breasted obtained a post at the University of Chicago in 1895, where later in 1905 he became professor of egyptology. With funds from John D. Rockefeller, he founded the Oriental Institute at the University of Chicago, which became the leading research and teaching center for Near Eastern studies in the United States. He also directed expeditions in Egypt and published translations of Egyptian historical texts. He died in New York on 2 December 1935.
Historical Dictionary Of Ancient Egypt by Morris L. Bierbrier

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  • Breasted, James Henry — ▪ American archaeologist born Aug. 27, 1865, Rockford, Ill., U.S. died Dec. 2, 1935, New York City       American Egyptologist, archaeologist, and historian who promoted research on ancient Egypt and the ancient civilizations of western Asia.… …   Universalium

  • James Henry Breasted — James H. Breasted, 1928 James Henry Breasted (* 27. August 1865 in Rockford; Illinois; † 2. Dezember 1935 in New York, NY) war ein US amerikanischer Ägyptologe und Historiker …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • James Henry Breasted — (27 de agosto de 1865 2 de diciembre de 1935) en Rockford, Illinois. Fue arqueólogo, egiptólogo e historiador reconocido, que incluyó en la civilización occidental el Cercano Oriente. James Breasted en Chicago, fotografía de 1928. Trayectoria Se… …   Wikipedia Español

  • James Henry Breasted — Infobox Scientist name =James Henry Breasted image width =150px caption =James Breasted in Chicago, 1928. birth date = August 27 1865 birth place = Rockford, Illinois death date = December 2, 1935 death place = residence = citizenship =… …   Wikipedia

  • Breasted — James H. Breasted, 1928 James Henry Breasted (* 27. August 1865 in Rockford; Illinois; † 2. Dezember 1935 in New York, NY) war ein US amerikanischer Ägyptologe und Historiker …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • James H. Breasted — James H. Breasted, 1928 James Henry Breasted (* 27. August 1865 in Rockford; Illinois; † 2. Dezember 1935 in New York, NY) war ein US amerikanischer Ägyptologe und Historiker. Er studierte Pharmaz …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • James Breasted — James Henry Breasted Le professeur James Henry Breasted James Henry Breasted (1865 1935) est un archéologue américain. Il est l une des plus grandes autorités en ce qui concerne l Égypte antique. Professeur d égyptologie à l Université de Chicago …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Breasted —   [ brestəd], James Henry, amerikanischer Historiker und Orientalist, * Rockford (Illinois) 27. 8. 1865, ✝ New York 2. 12. 1935; studierte u. a. in Berlin und war seit 1894 (erster amerikanischer) Professor für Ägyptologie in Chicago, 1919… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Breasted — biographical name James Henry 1865 1935 American orientalist …   New Collegiate Dictionary


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