Rüdiger Schmitt

Rüdiger Schmitt (born 1 July 1939)[1] is a German linguist, Iranologist, and educator. He was a professor of Comparative Indo-European Philology and Indo-Iranian Studies at Saarland University in Saarbrücken, Saarland, Germany, from 1979 until 2004.[2]

Rüdiger Schmitt
Born (1939-07-01) July 1, 1939 (age 83)
Würzburg, Bavaria, Germany
Academic background
Alma materUniversity of Würzburg
Academic work
InstitutionsSaarland University
Main interestsLinguistics and Iranian studies

He studied comparative linguistics of Indo-European, Indo-Iranian, and classical languages in University of Würzburg in 1958. He studied under Manfred Mayrhofer.[2]

WorksEdit

  • Dichtung und Dichtersprache in indogermanischer Zeit (1967)
  • Bemerkung zu dem sog. Gadatas-Brief (1996)
  • Onomastica Iranica Platonica (1996)
  • On Old Persian hypocoristics in -iya- (1997)
  • Compendium Linguarum Iranicarum (1989)
  • Beiträge zu Altpersischen Inschriften (1999)
  • Die iranischen Sprachen in Geschichte und Gegenwart (2000)
  • Meno-logium Bagistano-Persepolitanum: Studien zu den altpersischen Monatsnamen und ihren elamischen Wiedergaben (2003)

He has written many articles in Encyclopaedia Iranica.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Duchesne-Guillemin, Jacques (1979-01-01). Acta Iranica. Brill Archive. p. 444. ISBN 978-90-04-05941-2.
  2. ^ a b Farridnejad, Shervin (December 12, 2016). "Multilingualism, Communication and Social Reality in Pre-Modern Eurasia". Bibliographia Iranica. Retrieved 2022-02-16.

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