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The New International Encyclopædia/Müller, David Heinrich

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MÜLLER, mụ'lẽr, David Heinrich (1846—). An Austrian Orientalist, born at Buczacz, in Galicia. He was educated in Vienna, Leipzig, Strassburg, and Berlin; became professor of Semitic philology at Vienna in 1881, and was an editor of the Wiener Zeitschrift für die Kunde des Morgenlandes. His very valuable works include: Himjaritische Inschriften (1875); Südarabische Studien (1877); Die Burgen und Schlösser Südarabiens (1879-81); Sabäische Denkmäler (with Mordtmann, 1883); Epigraphische Denkmäler aus Arabien (1889); Die altsemitischen Inschriften von Sendschirli (1893); Epigraphische Denkmäler aus Abessinien (1894); Ezechielstudien (1895); Die Propheten in ihrer ursprünglichen Form (1896); Südarabische Alterthümer (1899); Die Mahri- und Sokatri-Sprache (1901); and editions of Kitab al Farq (1876); of Hāmdāni, Geography of the Arabian Peninsula (1884-91); and of part of Tabarî, Annales (1888).