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

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Curtius, Ernst Robert
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German Romance scholar and comparatavist. Born 14. 4. 1886 at Thann (Alsace), died Rome 19. 4. 1956. 1903 Abitur at Protestantisches Gymnasium in Strasbourg; 1903–1912 studied modern philology and philosophy at Strasbourg, Berlin and Heidelberg; 1910 doctorate at Strasbourg; 1913 habil. at Bonn. Prof. ext. at Marburg from 1920; prof. ord. in Romance philology at Heidelberg from 1924; 1929–1951 prof. ord. in Romance philology at Bonn.

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Joho, Tobias, “Curtius, Ernst Robert”, 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_00150>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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