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

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Altheim, Franz
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German classical philologist and ancient historian. Born 6. 10. 1898 in Frankfurt a. M., died 17. 10. 1976 in Münster. 1916 and 1919–1921 studied classical philology, philosophy, archaeology & Indo-Germanic studies at Frankfurt; doctorate there 1921, habil. there 1928. Prof. at Frankfurt 1935; 1938 prof. ext., 1942 prof. ord. of classical philology at Halle a. d. Saale; 1948 prof. of ancient history at Halle, 1949–1964 prof. of ancient history at Freie Univ. Berlin. Member of the George Circle and the SA (Sturmabteilung) 1934…

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Baltrusch, Ernst, “Altheim, Franz”, 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_00014>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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