Leonard W. King

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Leonard W. King AKA Leonard William King

England 1869 – 1919

Comments: expert on the Egyptians and Babylon; Archeology ; collected stone inscriptions widely in the Near East, taught Assyrian and Babylonian archaeology; Assistant to the Keeper of Egyptian and Assyrian Antiquities at the British Museum; Hieroglyphs ;

Teachers: Hammurabi ; Sargon the Great; Manetho, Egyptian Historian; Berossus, Babylonian Historian; George Rawlinson; Austen Henry Layard; Sir Arthur Evans; Dr. Arno Poebel; Dr. G. B. Gordon of Pennsylvania; Dr. Edward Chiera; Francois Lenormant; Professor Elliot Smith; Henri Edouard Naville;

Students: Reginald Campbell Thompson, author of Semitic Magic & The Devils and Evil Spirits of Babylonia, 2 vol, 1876 – 1941; Samuel Noah Kramer; Oroboros Isis Gnosis Coven; Chuck Furnace; Rainbow Darkly; Catherine LaF*****; Ashbow AKA Orlando Mont***o; BoneBlossom; Grafton Elliot Smith ; or of Tutankhamen and the Discovery of his Tomb;


Organizations: King's College

Author: LEGENDS OF BABYLON AND EGYPT IN RELATION TO HEBREW TRADITION, 1916; Letters and Inscriptions of Hammurabi (1898) and other translations of ancient works such as the Code of Hammurabi; 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, 1898; Egypt and Western Asia in the light of Recent Discoveries (1907); Chronicles Concerning Early Babylonian Kings (1907);

Resources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leonard_William_King ; http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Author:Leonard_William_King ; Read him here - http://www.sacred-texts.com/ane/beheb.htm and here - http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/17321 and his translation of the Hammurabi Code here - http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Codex_Hammurabi_%28King_translation%29