Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 6 : History of classical Scholarship - A Biographical Dictionary

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Alp, Sedat
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Turkish Hittitologist. Born 1. 1. 1913 in Ottoman Karaferiye near Thessaloniki, died 9. 10. 2006 in Ankara. Turkish state scholarship from 1932; 1932/33 Gymnasium Schulpforta; 1940 doctorate at Leipzig. Univ. of Ankara: lecturer from 1940, prof. ord. of Hittitology from 1959, finally Dean. 1997 honorary doctorate Univ. of Würzburg; 1998 Member of the British Academy.

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Shortly after A.’s birth, his family moved from what was then Karaferiye (Beroea, today Veroia) into the new Turkish Re…

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Klinger, Jörg, “Alp, Sedat”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 6 : History of classical Scholarship - A Biographical Dictionary, English edition by Chad M. Schroeder (2014). Original German-language edition: Geschichte der Altertumswissenschaften: Biographisches Lexikon. Herausgegeven von Peter Kuhlmann und Helmuth Schneider. Serie: Der Neue Pauly Supplemente 1. Staffel, herausgegeben von Hubert Cancik, Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, vol. 6. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2012). Consulted online on 26 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00013>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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