Author:Leonard William King
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An English archaeologist and Assyriologist educated at Rugby School and King's College in Cambridge. He collected stone inscriptions widely in the Near East, taught Assyrian and Babylonian archaeology at King's College for a number of years, and published a large number of works on these subjects. He is also known for his translations of ancient works such as the Code of Hammurabi.
This author wrote articles for the Dictionary of National Biography, and the list on this page is complete to 1901.
Articles written by this author are designated in the DNB by the initials "L. W. K."
This author wrote articles for the 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica.
Articles attributed to this author are designated in EB1911 by the initials "L. W. K."
- Letters and Inscriptions of Hammurabi (1898)
- Egypt and Western Asia in the light of Recent Discoveries (1907)
- Chronicles Concerning Early Babylonian Kings (1907)
- Legends of Babylon and Egypt in Relation to Hebrew Tradition (1918)
- “Layard, Austen Henry,” in Dictionary of National Biography Supplement, London: Smith, Elder, & Co., (1901) in 3 vols.
- Codex Hammurabi (1910)
Contributions to 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica
- “Babylonia and Assyria” in Encyclopædia Britannica, (11th ed.), 1911. (section on Chronological Systems)
- “Nippur” in Encyclopædia Britannica, (11th ed.), 1911. (The Deluge Fragment)
Works about Dr. Leonard W. King
- Death notice: Dr. Leonard W. King in The Times
- Obituary: Dr. Leonard W. King. A Famous Antiquary in The Times
- Dr. Leonard King — To the Editor of The Times
Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1923.
The author died in 1919, so works by this author are also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 80 years or less. Works by this author may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.