Einar from Schuler

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Einar von Schuler (born October 28, 1930 in Leipzig ; † February 14, 1990 ) was a German ancient orientalist .


Von Schuler attended the St. Thomas School in Leipzig . He then studied Ancient Near Eastern Studies (especially Hittite Studies ) with Johannes Friedrich at the University of Leipzig and at the Free University of Berlin . He received his PhD in 1954 for Dr. phil. Von Schuler then became an assistant to Adam Falkenstein at the University of Heidelberg and later at the University of Münster . Back in Berlin , he completed his habilitation. In 1963 he became professor for ancient oriental philology at the Free University of Berlin. In 1969 he led the excavations in Habuba Kabira and Tall Munbaqa in Syria. In 1974 he became Professor of Oriental Philology at the University of Würzburg, succeeding Wilhelm Eilers . In 1987 he retired.

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