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

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Christ, Karl
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German ancient historian. Born Ulm 6. 4. 1923, died Marburg 28. 3. 2008. 1948–1954, after war service and captivity, studied history and classics at Zurich and Tübingen, especially with Ernst Meyer and Joseph Vogt; doctorate 1953 in Tübingen on Drusus the Elder. Worked at Kommission für Alte Geschichte in Munich; from 1958 assistant to Fritz Taeger at Univ. of Marburg; 1959 habil. there. [3]. 1959 priv.-doz., 1965–1988 prof. ord. of ancient history there.

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At first, C. focused on the conflicts between t…

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Leppin, Hartmut, “Christ, Karl”, 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 25 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00129>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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