Nikol'skii, Mikhail Vasil'evich( Famous Assyriologist)
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Biography Nikol'skii, Mikhail Vasil'evich
Born in 1848. He graduated from the course at the Moscow Theological Academy, he taught privately Jewish language and Assyriology at the University of Moscow. As Secretary, consisting in the Moscow Archaeological Society East editor of the commission issued by the society "Oriental Antiquities" (1889, 1891, 1893 and 1896). On behalf of the society studied the cuneiform inscriptions in the Caucasus. Many of his works placed in the above-named publication of the Archaeological Society (Chaldean weight age Gudea ", . "On the dubious antiquities of Mesopotamia", . "Babylon contract for the sale of home time Shamash-shum-ukin, . the king of Babylon ", . "On the question about the image of a female deity in the Babylonian cylinders and statuettes of" French translation of "Revue Archeologique" 1892, . - Vani cuneiform inscriptions of the kings, . open within Russia), . well as published in the Moscow Archaeological Society, Archaeological Izvestia and Notes "(" Wedge-shaped inscription Rusas I in the Kela-Kirlany on the shore Gokce in Erivan Province ", . 1893; 'Fake wedge inscription from Erivan Province ", . 1896),
. The most extensive work of Nicholas: "Materials on the archeology of the Caucasus, collected by expeditions of the Imperial Moscow Archaeological Society. Tech. V. Cuneiform inscriptions Caucasus "(1896, with 32 tables and a map of the Caucasus), it is - a complete collection of all found in Russia cuneiform inscriptions, with the scientific treatment and a description of the area. From articles, . Nikolsky placed in other publications, . issued: "An ancient country of Urartu, and traces of Assyrian-Babylonian culture in the Caucasus" ( "Geography", . issued geographical separation of the Imperial Society of Naturalists, . Anthropology and Ethnography, . 1891, . kn,
. 1) and "Jakhin and Boaz", in the collection "Haristeria" (Greek) in honor of Professor F.E. Korsch (Moscow, 1896). Study rich collection of cuneiform NP. Likhachev gave Nikolsky material for the monumental edition: "The documents management reporting etc.. Chaldeans "(h. I, Moscow, 1908, "Oriental Antiquities", III), h. II, "The era of the dynasty Haggada and Ur (Moscow, 1915," Antiquities of Eastern ", V). In 1908, Mr.. Petrograd Nikolsky University awarded a doctorate honoris causa of World History. - See. B. Turaev Scientists Merit M.V. Nicholas.