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Croiset, Alfred
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French classical philologist. Born Marie-Joseph-Alfred C. in Paris, 5. 1. 1845, died there 14. 6. 1923. 1864 Baccalauréat at the Lycée Louis-le-Grand, where his father Paul C. taught languages. 1864–1867 studied classical philology at École normale supérieure in Paris. 1867–1877 – except during army service in the Franco-Prussian War of 1870 and his doctorate at the Sorbonne in 1873 – teacher at various renowned lycées. Lecturer at the Sorbonne from 1877; from 1885 prof. of Greek rhetoric there. Dean of the Faculté des Lettres

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Berner, Hans-Ulrich and Lilie, Valeria, “Croiset, Alfred”, 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 14 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00144>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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