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[agade] SAD NEWS: Rykle Borger

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  • X.Wang
    From Eckart Frahm came this sad and unexpected news: ================================================================ I am extremely
    Message 1 of 1 , Jan 3, 2011
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      From Eckart Frahm <eckart.frahm@...> came this sad and unexpected news:
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      I am extremely saddened to inform you that Rykle Borger, Professor
      emeritus of Assyriology, passed away suddenly at age 81 in G�ttingen
      on December 27, 2010.

      There will be a memorial service for him on January 12 at 1:30 PM in
      the chapel of the St�dtische Friedhof G�ttingen Junkerberg (Weende).
      His burial will take place later among his closest family.


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      [ Prof. Borger was born in Wieuwerd, Holland on the May 24, 1929.
      There is a notice about him at the German Wikipedia:
      <http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rykle_Borger>, with a representative
      list of his many publications among them three major tools for
      Assyriological research: Babylonisch-assyrische Lesest�cke (3 vol),
      Handbuch der Keilschriftliteratur (3 vol) and Akkadische
      Zeichenliste.]

      Dr. Xianhua Wang
      Department of History
      Peking University
      Beijing 100871, China


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