Landsberger Documents in Jerusalem

No. Description Date Remarks Scan Transcription
1 Letter from B.L. in Marburg to Thureau-Dangin 06.06.1929 Addressee not mentioned by name, but to be inferred from the contents Scan
2 Lecture on sciences in Mesopotamia "Wie ein bekanntes Büchlein eines Leipziger Professors Die Kultur der Kulturlosen betitelt ist, so könnte ich heute von der Wissenschaft der Wissenschaftslosen sprechen" Scan
3 Transliterations of a forgery and a late sumerian incantation
4 Manuscript on the languages Akkadian and Hebrew Similar to his "Eigenbegrifflichkeit" Scan
5 Manuscript on the akkadian grammar verbal sytem Similar to his "Eigenbegrifflichkeit". Only pp. 1, 2 and 5.
6 Manuscript on akkadian grammar grammar. Only one page, incomplete
7 Manuscript on akkadian grammar, continuing his "Eigenbegrifflichkeit" 3 pages Scan
8 Manuscript on akkadian grammar Similar to his "Eigenbegrifflichkeit", only pp. 2 and 3.
9 Manuscript on the akkadian grammar verb Only 1 page: "Das akkadische Verbum (mit Berücksichtigung des hebräischen Verbums)"
10 Manuscript on §§ 280 and 281 of CH 14 pp.
11 Letter of B.L. to P. Koschaker from Ankara 21.06.1938 3 pp., incomplete
12 Manuscript on Ukkurtu On the logogram NIN.DINGIR(.RA)
13 Manuscript on the murder of Sennacherib Handwritten note "von B. Landsberger?". Handwriting seems different.
14 Manuscript "Sumerische religiöse Texte. 2. Ein Šulgi-Lied."
15 Manuscript on sumerian Enky myth 6 pp., incomplete, prob. part 1 of no. 14
16 Letter from "Jack" (Finkelstein) to B.L., Berkeley 19.02.1962 Scan
17 Minor notes on cuneiform tablet Not classified further
18 Several newspaper articles, among them by von W. von Soden and L. Woolley Not classified further
19 Report of a meeting of the editors of "Littérature Anciennes du Proche-Orient" After B.L.'s death
20 Numerous notes written by Delitzsch (among them Gilgamesh and others), one note bearing the date "Wintersem. 1908/9" Cf. L. Vacín, The Unknown Benno Landsberger (= LAOS 10, 2018), 43-45.
21 Letter of D. Prince to Delitzsch 21.03.1904 Scan
22 Letter of E. Weidner to H. Zimmern 12.12.1926 "Sehr geehrter Herr Geheimrat", together with envelope Scan
23 Manuscript of the edition an inscription of Tukulī-Ninurta Envelope includes some minor notes and an offprint of a review by B. Meissner
24 Minor notes and notebook on sumerian documents and letters Not classified further
25 Two letters of C. Schoch from Oxford to B.L. 24.07.1924 and 09.08.1924 (answering a postcard from B.L.) First letter p. 3: "Da ich nicht Assyriologe bin (ich bin nur Astronom)". Astronomer, worked together with Kugler. Scan
26 Two offprints, one by Levy, the other by Duchesne-Guillemin damaged
27 Long Turkish manuscript on Old Assyrian texts Remark on folder: "Ḫat alt, Ortsnamen Bilgiç in AfO"
28 Photos by B.L. in the museum of Kayseri, of Dövlek and others Remark on folder: "From different archaeological sites in Turkey"
29 Notes and editions of various cuneiform tablets, among tem Old Babylonian documents Two receipts, dated 02.07.1923 and 09.05.1924, both in Leipzig, may date part of the convolute
30 Long Turkish manuscript by K. Balkan on the Kassite language, obviously corrected by B.L. Handwritten note "korrigiert (Türkçe)"
31 Manuscripts and proofs of B.L.'s article "Einige unerkannt gebliebene oder verkannte Nomina des Akkadischen", together with a postcard of E. Michel from 06.10.1963 about the publication in Welt des Orients (The postcard was in the envelope of no. 32)
32 Manuscripts of editions of administrative texts from the period of Tukultī-Ninurta Handwritten note "Köcher" (unclear)
33 Note on Šeleppû "Nacktschildkröte"
34 "Erledigte Generalia" 3 minor notes
35 "Zukunftsaufgaben" Notes on akkadian grammar
36 Extract from "Enzyklopädie der technischen Chemie" about "Graues Zinn", together with reference to the Journal of the Institute of Metals
37 Incomplete manuscript on cuneiform law Starts with p. 15. Folder has the Handwritten note "David zweiter Beitrag".
38 Manuscript of Gula hymn by E. Reiner (??) Remark "Classified; for use in CAD only. May be shwown to B.L. also"
39 Letter of "Rustor" to "Wilbrandt" together with manuscript "Zu den anatolischen Wirtschaftsaltertümern" Not dated, but the letter speaks of "den unfreiwilligen Aufenthalt im Herzen Anatoliens", thus probably written during the exile in Turkey. Is "Rustor" B.L.?
40 Two manuscripts on stones, together with an incomplete offprint (1 p.) of Lacheman, "Epigraphic Evidences of Material Culture"
41 Incomplete manuscript of B.L. together with "T.J." (Thorkild Jacobsen) pp. 2-7 are missing.
42 Manuscript on incantations "Beschwörungen mit und ohne die beliebte mythologische Einleitung ... haben sich in großer Zahl in den Kanon akkadischer Beschwörungsliteratur gerettet."
43 Offprints of B.L.: "Kommt Ḫattum "Hethiterland" ...
44 Offprints by Lwey, von Soden and Neugebauer/Weidner and others Folder has the title "Güterbock"
45 Manuscript "Eid und Verwandtes" (incomplete) and different minor notes (maybe unrelated) Cf. no. 80
46 Envelope of letter of Zimmern to "Dr. B. Landsberger", Leipzig, Leplaystraße 8 I
47 Several articles from newspapers, mainly about excavations in Nimrud
48 Offprint of C. Schoch "Die sechs griechischen Dichter-Finsternisse"
49 Offprint of a review of "The face of Anatolia"
50 Manuscript of "Über Farben im Sumerisch-Akkadischen"
51 Proofs of "Akkadisch-Hebräische Wortgleichungen" (Fs. Baumgartner) Folder bears the title "Baumgartner"
52 Minor notes on religious cuneiform texts, among them a classification of the material in Ebeling's KAR Folder bears the title "Rel. Texte"
53 Manuscript "Mezopotamya Kültürünün Eski Anadoluya Tesiri"
54 Photos from Turkey, undated
55 Manuscript "Zur hundertsten Wiederkehr des Geburtstages von Heinrich Zimmern (geboren am 16. Juli 1862, gestorben an [sic!] 17. Februar 1931)" Manuscript handwritten and typed
56 Letter of E. Jacobi to B.L. in Chicago, asking to write an appraisal of Zimmern for the Sächsische Akademie der Wissenschaften, and answer of B.L. to ??? 12.02.1962
57 Manuscript "Progress in Assyriology", to be delivered at the Meeting of AOS March 13, 1965 Mentioned by E. Reiner, "An Adventure of Great Dimension" Scan
58 Minor notes on cuneiform texts Handwritten note "Religious Texts, Vocabulary, KAR, Ankara '39(?)"
59 Emotional letter from H. Ehelolf's wife L. (Luise) Ehelolf to B.L., written approx. 1 month after Ehelolfs death. 25.06.1939 "Ihre schönen und in allem so wahren Worte haben mir wohlgetan und mich erfreut und ich danke Ihnen dafür..." Scan
60 Manuscript of a review of "Der neue orientalistische Verlag" ASIA Author B.L.?
61 Postcard of A. Poebel to B.L. 02.12.1928
62 Minor notes on cuneiform tablets, program of a conference on the history of agricultural implements, newspaper article on S.N. Kramer Not further classified. Newspaper article heavily damaged
63 Note on sumerian documents Handwritten note on envelope: "Di-tilla"
64 Notes on sumerian and akkadian documents
65 Index of Old Babylonian personal names Handwritten note on envelope: "Personennamen"
66 Transcript of a course by Kittel on "Urgeschich. & Archäologie des Volkes Israel"
67 Student notebook from 1912 with notes on cuneiform texts and non-scientific matters Contains table listing "gains" ("Gewinn") and losses ("Verluste"). B.L. loved to gamble.
68 Notebook with notes on cuneiform texts and non-scientific matters, including a letter by Ehelolf to B.L. 27.01.1921 (Letter date)
69 Notebook with minor notes on cuneiform texts and non-scientific matters Note on p. 11: "I drink the water" in Hebrew
70 Notebook with minor notes on a course "Assyrische Lektüre" and notes on sumerian contracts
71 Notebook with bibliography on "Assyrische Literatur" starting 1816 with "Van-Inschriften" and "Susiana-Inschriften" containing extract "Aus einem Briefe von ??? von Lemm", dated 05.10.1880. The notebook probably originally belonged to F. Delitzsch The letter lists "Aufsätze assyriologischen Inhalts" in the russian journal "Journal des Ministeriums für Volksaufklärung". Similar to no. 97.
71a Notebook with sumerian verbal bases and corresponding prefix chains Cover contains title "Sum. Gramm, ...". Similar to no. 74.
72 Notebook with minor notes on cuneiform texts and non-scientific matters Contains timetable of trains between Magdeburg, Leipzig, Breslau and other cities
73 Notebook with minor notes on cuneiform texts and non-scientific matters Note on p.1: "Mama Geburtstag 23"
74 Notebook with sumerian verbal bases and corresponding prefix chains Similar to no. 71. Cover contains the title "Sum. Gramm. ..."
75 Notebook with collection of references of akkadian words, ordered alphabetically Cover contains "W" for "Wörter"
76 Notebook with minor notes on cuneiform texts and non-scientific matters 1929 or later (see p. 22)
77 Notebook with minor notes on cuneiform texts and non-scientific matters
78 Notebook with minor notes on cuneiform texts, containing also a list of Turkish names. For the date see p.7 "1939/40 Organisation der Vorlesung"
79 Notebook chiefly with rough copies of cuneiform texts from Berlin with VAT no.s Contains a note on the envelope: "Dr. Klauber, Berlin, Frühjahr 1910". Does this mean that the copies were made by Klauber?
80 Notebook with manuscript "Religionsgeschichtliche Studien zu den altbabylonischen Urkunden. I. Der Eid und Verwandtes". Also contains minor notes on cuneiform texts. Cf. no. 45
81 Student notebook with transcript of course by Wilcken, "Griech. Geschichte II", basic Hebr. grammar, "Assyrische Vokabeln". 1909 According to , the course "Griechische Geschichte, II. Teil" was given in the summer semester of 1909
82 Student notebook with minor notes on different courses
83 Student notebook with transcript of course on Homer Inscript. "Landsberger, stud. phil."
84 Notebook with minor notes on scientific and non-scientific matters After 1944 The termninus post quem is provided by the quotation of JNES 3 (1944) on p.1
85 Student notebook with transcript of course by E. Bethe on "Religionsgeschichte" and notes on horse-races. 1909 According to http://histvv.uni-leipzig.de, the course "Griechische Religionsgeschichte" was given by Bethe in the winter semester of 1909. Inscript. "Lansberger, stud. phil."
86 Notebook with transliteration of CT 23, 35-68
87 Stutend notebook with transcript of course by "Richter, Neueste Philosoph. (von [sic!] Hegel)" from 1090. Another part of the notebook, which contains notes on assyriological matters, dates after 1911. 1909 According to http://histvv.uni-leipzig.de, the course "Geschichte der neuesten Philosophie (seit Hegel)" was given by R. Richter in the summer semester of 1909. Inscript. "Benno Landsberger". The terminus post quem for the second part of the notebook is provided by the quotation of Frank, Studien zur babyloischen Religionsgeschichte (1911).
88 Student notebook with transcript of course by Steindorff on Egyptian Religion. A second part of the notebook contains notes on a course on rhetoric. 1909, 1911(?) According to http://histvv.uni-leipzig.de, the course "Die altägyptische Religion" was given by G. Steindorff in the summer semester of 1909. The second part proboably contains notes on one of the courses given by Süß on greek rhetoric (summer semester of 1910: "Geschichte der griechischen Rhetorik", see http://histvv.uni-leipzig.de).
89 Letter of K. Budde to B.L. 16.07.1929 "Sehr verehrter lieber Herr Kollege! Darf ich Sie bitten, mir Freitag (J.19) Abend ½ 9 die Freude zu machen, mich ... zu besuchen?" - K. Budde was an Old Testamend scholar in Marburg.
90 4 notebooks with transliterations of Old Sumerian texts published by Nikolski
91 Postcard from Prof. Dr. Karl Essl from Ausig (today Czech Republic) to B.L. 03(?).04.1925 Addressed to "Herrn Univ.-Professor Dr. B. Landsberger (aus Leipzig)". B.L. was appointed extraordinarius in 1925. Essl was a germanist. Scan
92 Notebook with minor notes on scientific and non-scientific matters After 1915 Damaged. The terminus post quem is provided by the quotation "OLZ 1915" on p. 3.
93 Book "Vie de Jesus", by E. Renan.
94 Booklet "Strukturelle Untersuchungen zur Geschichte des Neuhochdeutschen", by W. Fleischer (1966) 1966
95 Notebook with minor notes on scientific and non-scientific matters 1925/6 (see calender)
96 Notebook with minor notes on non-scientific matters One page contains a receipt "Erhalten 17. August 1918".
97 Notebook with Assyriological bibliography. Contains a letter by J. Menant to Delitzsch in French, dated Paris 22.05.1892, which mentions many bibliographical items. The notebook probably originally belonged to Delitzsch. Similar to no. 71. Joachim Menant was a french orientalist. Scan
98 Notebook with minor notes on scientific and non-scientific matters After 1932 The terminus post quem ist provided by year 1932 on p. 12.
99 Notebook with minor notes on scientific and non-scientific matters
100 Notebook with minor notes on scientific and non-scientific matters
101 Notebook with minor notes on scientific matters
101a Library tickets from the university library of Leipzig. Books borrowed by B.L.
102 Transliterations and one copy of cuneiform texts on file cards
103 Student notebook with minor notes on different courses (?)
104 Notebook with minor notes on scientific and non-scientific matters
105 Notebook with notes on indoeuropean languages, e.g. Hittite and Illyrian
106 Photos from the local museum in Alacahöyük, Turkey Scan
107 Photos and ground plans of the excavation in Pazar, Turkey Scan
108 Summary of Lasch, Der Eid, together with minor notes on cuneiform texts
109 Minor notes on cuneiform texts
110 Photos from a trip into Central Anatolia (see title on envelope), mainly from Boghazköy Scan
111 Offprint from GLECS. t. IX GLECS: Groupe Linguistique d'Études Chamito-Sémitiques