This volume includes two lectures given by Friedrich Delitzsch to the members of the Deutsche Orient-Gesellschaft and Kaiser Wilhelm II. These lectures deal with the relationship of Babylonian sources to the Old Testament, and they created a major controversy.
Friedrich Delitzsch C. H. W. Johns
Friedrich Delitzsch (1850-1922) was a renowned Assyriologist (and the son of the Franz Delitzsch). He taught Semitic languages and history at Leipzig, Breslau, and finally Berlin. In addition to works on Assyriology, he published works on Sumerian, Hittite, the Old Testament, and Islam.