Wiseman, Donald John
WISEMAN, Donald John
WISEMAN, Donald John. British, b. 1918. Genres: Archaeology/ Antiquities, History, Theology/Religion. Career: British School of Archaeology in Iraq, president. British Academy, fellow. British School of Archaeology in Jerusalem, trustee. British Museum, London, Dept of Western Asiatic Antiquities, asst keeper, 1948-61; Iraq, editor, 1953-78; University of London, professor of Assyriology, 1961-82, professor emeritus, 1982-; Reallexikon der Assyrologie, De Gruyter, Berlin, co-editor, 1966-82. Publications: The Alalakh Tablets, 1953; Chronicles of Chaldaean Kings, 1956; Cylinder Seals of Western Asia, 1958; The Vassal Treaties of Esarhaddon, 1958; Illustrations from Biblical Archaeology, 1958; The Expansions of Assyrian Studies, 1962; Catalogue of Western Asiatic Seals in the British Museum I, 1963; Archaeology and the Bible, 1979; Essays on the Patriarchal Narratives, 1980; Nebuchadrezzar and Babylon, 1985; 1 and 2 Kings: an Introduction & Commentary, 1993; Literary Texts from the Temple of Nabû, 1996. EDITOR: Peoples of Old Testament Times, 1973; (co-) Illustrated Bible Dictionary, 1980. Address: Low Barn, 26 Downs Way, Tadworth, Surrey KT20 5DZ, England.