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

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Böttiger, Karl August
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German archaeologist and philologist. Born Reichenbach 8. 6. 1760, died Dresden 17. 11. 1835. School at Elsterberg, from 1772 at Schulpforta. 1778–1781 studied theology and philology at Leipzig. Tutor at Dresden from 1781. Master’s degree at Wittenberg 1784. Rector at Guben from August 1784, then at Budissin from September 1790. Rector at Weimar from 1791. Director of Studies for the Electoral Silver Page at Dresden from 1804. From 1814 Director of Studies at the Ritterakademie, where he was also director of …

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Sternke, René, “Böttiger, Karl August”, 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 16 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00082>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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