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

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Bickermann, Elias Joseph
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Russian-American ancient historian. Forms of name: Bikerman in St. Petersburg/Petrograd and Paris, Bickermann in Berlin, Bickerman in US [11. 172]. Born 1. 6. 1897 in Kishinev (now Chişinău, Moldova), died 31. 8. 1981 in Jerusalem. 1915 studied at Petrograd with Michael Rostovtzeff; from 1922 at Berlin with Ulrich Wilcken, 1926 doctorate, 1930 habil., both Berlin. 1933–1942 in France; 1942 emigration to New York. Fellowship there at the Jewish Theological Seminary; 1952–1967 taught at Columbia…

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Baltrusch, Ernst, “Bickermann, Elias Joseph”, 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 22 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00057>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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