|Portrait of Austen Henry Layard|
Information on Sir. Austen Henry Layard can be found in the history of Nineveh or history of archaeology (i.e., Brian Fagan). For more information look in a good Bible Dictionary or Encyclopedia LINK under the sites that he excavated. Questions that you should answer in your paper include:
- What was he most famous for?
- Where did he take his training for archaeology?
- What was his specialty in archaeology?
- Where did he excavate?
- What famous people did he excavate with?
- What discoveries was he involved in?
- What was the Biblical impact of his research?
Wout. “Frank Calvert, Henry Austen Layard and Heinrich
Schliemann” Anatolian Studies Vol. 51.
(2001): 169–185. JSTOR
Henry Layard and the Rediscovery of Assyria.”
Odyssey Adventures in Archaeology. May 2, 2011.
- Bohrer, Frederick N. “Layard, Austen
Henry.” In OEANE, edited by Eric M. Meyers, 3:n.p. Oxford,
U.K.: Oxford Biblical Studies Online, 1997. PermaLink
- Chisholm, Hugh, ed. “Sir Austen Henry Layard.” In Encyclopædia Britannica, 11th ed. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 1911. LINK
- Fagan, Brian M. “Austen Layard.” Pages 51–54 in Archaeologists: Explorers of the Human Past. Oxford Profiles. Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 2003. Look Inside
- Fagan, Brian M. “Layard, Austen Henry.” Page 387 in The Oxford Companion to Archaeology. Fagan, Brian M., and Charlotte Beck, eds. Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1996. Google Books Preview
- Fisher, Milton C.
“Sir Austen Henry Layard [1817–1894].” Bible and
Spade 1, no. 4 (Autumn 1988): 3-4. LINK
- Goldsmid, Frederic
J. “Obituary: The
Right Honourable Sir Henry Austen Layard, G. C. B.” The Geographical
Journal 4, no. 4 (1894): 370–373. JSTOR
- Jay, Mel. “Henry Layard -
Famous Archaeologist - Excavator of Assyrian Nineveh.”
Mel Jay Blog. August 31, 2013. LINK
- Larsen, Mogens T. The Conquest of Assyria. New York, N.Y.: Routledge. 1996. Look Inside. The best modern account of Henry Layard.
- Larsen, Timothy. “Austen Henry Layard’s Nineveh: The Bible and Archaeology in Victorian Britain.” Journal of Religious History 33, no. 1 (March 2009): 66–81. LINK
- “Layard, Austen Henry, Sir.” Dictionary of Art Historians. LINK
- “Layard, Austen Henry.” Encyclopedia Iranica. LINK.
- “Layard, Austen Henry.” The Illustrated Review : A Fortnightly Journal of Literature, Science and Art 5, no. 65 (03, 1873): 294-302. LINK
- Layard, Austen Henry. Nineveh and Its Remains: A
Narrative of an Expedition to Assyria During the Years 1845,
1846 and 1847. London, U.K.: J. Murray, 1867. Google
- Layard, Austen
Henry. The Monuments of Nineveh: From Drawings Made on
the Spot. Piscataway, N.J.: Gorgias, 2004.
Reprint of his original 2 volumes. Google
- Layard, Henry A. “Nineveh and its Remains.” The Southern Quarterly Review 16, no. 31 (1849): 1-31. LINK
- Malley, Shawn.
“Austen Henry Layard and the Periodical Press: Middle Eastern
Archaeology and the Excavation of Cultural Identity in the
Mid-Nineteenth Century Britain.” Victorian Review
Vol. 22, No. 2 (1996): 152-170. JSTOR
- Malley, Shawn. “Layard Enterprise: Victorian
Archaeology and Informal Imperialism in Mesopotamia.” International Journal
of Middle East Studies Vol 40, No. 4 (2008):
- Parry, Jonathan. “Layard, Sir Austen Henry (1817–1894).” Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 2004. LINK
- Brackman, Arnold C. The Luck of Nineveh: Archaeology's Great Adventure. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1978. ISBN 0-07-007030-X.
- Fagan, Brian M. A Brief
History of Archaeology: Classical Times to the
Twenty-First Century. Upper Saddle River, NJ:
Prentice Hall, 2004. ISBN: 978-0131776982
- Fagan, Brian M. Return to Babylon: Travelers, Archaeologists and Monuments in Mesopotamia. Boston, Mass.: Little, Brown & Co., 1979.
- Fagan, Brian M. The Adventure of Archaeology. Washington, DC: National Geographic Society, 1985. ISBN: 978-0870448140.
- Kubie, Nora Benjamin. Road to Ninevah: the adventures and excavations of Sir Austen Henry Layard New York, N.Y.: DoubleDay, 1965.
- Lomax, Alfred E. Sir Henry Layard: His Adventures and Discoveries. Splendid Lives Series. New York: Whittaker, 1894.
- Lloyd, Seton. Foundations in the Dust: The Story of Mesopotamian Exploration. London; New York: Thames & Hudson, 1981 (hardcover, ISBN 0-500-05038-4).
- Maier, Paul L. “Archaeology—Biblical Ally or Adversary.” Bible and Spade 17, no. 3 (2004): 91.
- Waterfield, Gordon. Layard of Nineveh. London: John Murray, 1963. ISBN: 978-1127492886.
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