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Gottheil, Richard James Horatio

Dagmar A. Riedel

Title:
Gottheil, Richard James Horatio
Author(s):
Riedel, Dagmar A.
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Articles
Department:
Center for Iranian Studies
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Book/Journal Title:
Encyclopædia Iranica
Abstract:
Gottheil, Richard James Horatio (b. 13 October 1862, Manchester, UK; d. 22 May 1936, New York City), a prolific scholar, an important academic teacher and administrator, as well as an influential public intellectual. Gottheil was professor of Semitic languages and rabbinical literature at Columbia University (1887-1936) and the first Chief of the Oriental Division of the New York Public Library (1897-1936).
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Islamic culture
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