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William Hallo
Professor Emeritus, Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations

haloPhone: (203) 432-1840
Office: 320 York St (HGS)

William Wolfgang Hallo (born 1928) was professor of Assyriology and Babylonian Literature and curator of the Babylonian collection at Yale University. Halo was a Master of Morse College, one of the twelve residential colleges at Yale University, between 1982 and 1987.  

Select Publications

Hallo, William W. (2009). The World’s Oldest Literature: Studies in Sumerian Belles-lettres. Brill. ISBN 9004173811.

Hallo, William W. (1996). Origins: The Ancient Near Eastern Background of Some Modern Western Institutions. Brill. ISBN 9004103287.

Hallo, William W.; Simpson, William Kelly (1971). The Ancient Near East: A History. ISBN 0155038192.

Hallo, William W. (1957). Early Mesopotamian Royal Titles. New Haven, CT: American Oriental Society. ISBN 0940490439.