By Walter Farber, Matthew Stopler
Robert D Biggs joined the workers of the Chicago Assyrian Dictionary (CAD) in 1963 after receiving his Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins collage. In June 2004, he celebrated his seventieth birthday and retired from the collage of Chicago as Professor of Assyriology within the division of close to jap Languages and Civilizations; his provider to the CAD, in spite of the fact that, will proceed till the ultimate quantity seems. to recognize and honour his 41 years of remarkable provider to the Assyrian Dictionary as collaborator, affiliate editor, and editorial board member, contributions from a few of his former and present CAD colleagues are assembled into the quantity. it really is becoming to restore this sequence, because the first quantity, From the Workshop of the Chicago Assyrian Dictionary: reviews awarded to A Leo Oppenheim , seemed 40 years in the past, in June 1964, and Biggs's contribution there has been his first released article.
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