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

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Boeckler, Johann Heinrich
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Johannes Boeclerus; German polyhistorian. Born 13. 12. 1611 in Cronheim (Middle Franconia), died 12. 9. 1672 in Strasbourg. Gymnasium at Heilbronn; studied at Altdorf, then especially at Strasbourg, where he taught at the Gymnasium. From 1637 prof. of rhetoric; 1640 prof. of history (succeeding his teacher Matthias Bernegger), also Strasbourg. 1649 (after end of Thirty Years’ War), appointed first to Univ. of Uppsala by Queen Christina, then Stockholm 1650 as court historian (result of appoin…

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Kühlmann, Wilhelm, “Boeckler, Johann Heinrich”, 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 19 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00069>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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