Saggs, Henry (William Frederick)

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SAGGS, Henry (William Frederick)

SAGGS, Henry (William Frederick). British, b. 1920. Genres: Archaeology/Antiquities, History. Career: Professor of Semitic Languages, University College, Cardiff, since 1966. Lecturer, then Reader in Akkadian, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, 1953-66. Publications: The Greatness That Was Babylon: A Sketch of the Ancient Civilization of the Tigris-Euphrates Valley, 1962, 1987; Everyday Life in Babylonia and Assyria, 1965, 1987; (ed.) H. A. Layard: Nineveh and Its Remains, 1970; The Encounter with the Divine in Mesopotamia and Israel, 1978; The Might That Was Assyria, 1984; Civilization Before Greece and Rome, 1989; Babylonians, 1995. Address: Eastwood, Bull Lane, Long Mel- ford, Suffolk, England.