Michael P. Streck

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Michael P. Streck (born July 5, 1965 in Vevey , Switzerland ) is a German ancient orientalist .

From 1984 to 1992 he studied, sponsored by the Scholarship Foundation of the German People , Ancient Oriental Studies , Semitic Studies and Near Eastern archeology at the University of Marburg and the University of Munich . In 1992 he was awarded a Dr. phil. PhD. In October 1994 he took part in an excavation by the German Orient Society in Syria . From 1993 to 1999 he was a research assistant at the Institute for Assyriology and Hittitology at the University of Munich and qualified as a professor in 1998 in Assyriology. Between 1998 and 2002 he took on teaching positions in Prague , Bern , Jena and Budapest and a substitute professor in Marburg. From 1999 to 2003 he was a Heisenberg fellow of the German Research Foundation. In 2003 he received the Jonas C. Greenfield Prize for Younger Semitists from the American Oriental Society .

Since August 1st, 2003 he has held the chair for Ancient Near Eastern Studies at the University of Leipzig . Since 2004 he has published the Reallexikon der Assyriologie und Vorderasiatischen Aräologie. From 2004 to 2012 he was a member of the CRC “Difference and Integration. Interactions between nomadic and sedentary life forms in ancient world civilizations ”. Since 2007 he has been leading the Sources of Early Akkadian Literature project together with Nathan Wasserman ( Hebrew University , Jerusalem) .

Fonts (selection)

  • Number and time. Grammar of Numeralia and the Verbal System in Late Babylonian . Styx Publications, Groningen 1995 (Cuneiform Monographs, Volume 5)
  • The Pictorial Language of the Akkadian Epic , 1999 ( Old Orient and Old Testament , Volume 264)
  • The Amurrian onomasticon of the ancient Babylonian period. Volume 1: The Amurites. Onomastic research. Orthography and Phonology. Nominal morphology , 2000 ( Old Orient and Old Testament , Volume 271/1)
  • The Akkadian verbal stems with ta-Infix , 2003 ( Old Orient and Old Testament , Volume 303)
  • Old Babylonian textbook . Porta Linguarum Orientalium, Harrassowitz-Verlag, Wiesbaden 2011, 3rd edition 2018.

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