Arthur Christensen (1875-1945)

Danish Orientalist with a particular interest in Iranian studies. During his travels in the Near East, A. Christensen acquired a large number of manuscripts in Arabic and Persian, which now belong to the Oriental Collection. The Arabic manuscripts are described in:

Perho, Irmeli: Catalogue of Arabic manuscripts: codices arabici Arthur Christenseniani.  København: Nias Press, 2003 (Catalogue for Oriental manuscripts, xylographs etc. in Danish collections ; 5,2)

Literature

Asmussen, Jes: "Christensen, Arthur". Dansk biografisk leksikon (red. Sv. Cedergreen Bech), Kbh.: Gyldendal, 1979-84, bd. 3, s. 233-236 (in Danish)

Søltoft, Mette Hedemand: Arthur Christensen, Iransk filologi og jagten på det indoeuropæiske. En videnskabshistorisk rejse. 
Master thesis presented at the section of Iranian language and culture at the, Carsten Niebuhr Institut, Faculty of the Humanities,  Copenhagen University,  Juli 2002 © Centralasiatisk Selskab/Danish Society for Central Asia, Copenhagen 2007 [DSCA Monografi/Monograph 1, 2007] (available as a PDF file on the website of the Danish Society for Central Asia,  www.centralasien.dk) (Master thesis, in Danish; with an English abstract)