|Sir. Henry Rawlinson, 1st Baronet|
Information on Sir. Henry Rawlinson (1810 – 1895) can be found in the history of archaeology and in a good Bible Dictionary or Encyclopedia LINK under the sites that he excavated. Questions that you should answer in your paper include:
- Where did he take his training?
- What was his specialty?
- Where did he excavate?
- Who were the famous people he excavate with?
- What discoveries did he make or was involved in?
- What is Rawlinson's relationship to the Behistun Inscription?
- What was influence on cuneiform writing (especially the tablets from Nimrud and Nineveh)?
- What was the Biblical impact of his research?
- Adkins, Lesley. Empires of the Plain: Henry
Rawlinson and the Lost Languages of Babylon.
New York, N.Y.: Harper Perennial, 2012. Look
- Chisholm, Hugh, ed. “Sir Henry Creswicke Rawlinson.” In Encyclopædia Britannica. 11th ed. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 1911. LINK.
- Couture, Philip G. “'BA'
Portrait: Sir Henry Creswicke Rawlinson: Pioneer
Cuneiformist.” The Biblical
Archaeologist 47, No. 3, (Sep., 1984): 143-45.
- Fagan, Brian. “Henry Rawlinson.” Pages 55-57 in Archaeologists: Explorers of the Human Past. Oxford Profiles. Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 2003. Look Inside
- Fisher, Milton C. “Whos Who In
Archaeology? Sir Henry Creswicke Rawlinson.” Bible
and Spade 1, no. 4 (Autumn 1988): 6-8. LINK
- Goldsmid, Frederic
J. “Obituary: Major-General Sir Henry Creswicke Rawlinson,
Bart., G. C. B., etc.” The Geographical Journal 5,
No. 5 (May, 1895): 490-497. JSTOR
- Meyer, Karl Ernest;
Brysac, Shareen Blair. Tournament of Shadows: The Great
Game And the Race for Empire in Central Asia. New
York: Counterpoint, 1999. Look
- Rawlinson, George.
A Memoir of Major-General Sir Henry Creswicke Rawlinson.
London, U.K.: Longmans, Green & Co. 1898. LINK to
several format including PDF.
- 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.
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