Monday, November 13, 2006

Biographical Sketch of Richard Treadwell Hallock

HALLOCK, RICHARD TREADWELL (b. Passaic, New Jersey, 5 April 1906, d. Chicago, 20 November 1980), Elamitologist and Assyriologist, whose magnum opus, Persepolis Fortification Tablets, transformed the study of the languages and history of Achaemenid Persia, by Charles E. Jones and Matthew W. Stolper in Encyclopaedia Iranica.