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

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Curtius, Georg
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German classical philologist. Born Lübeck 16. 4. 1820, died 12. 8. 1885 in Hermsdorf (Warmbrunn). Brother of the archaeologist Ernst Curtius. Attended Katharineum in Lübeck until 1837; studied classical philology and Indo-European linguistics at Bonn from 1838 and Berlin from 1840. 1842 doctorate from Berlin; 1846 habil. there. Prof. ext. from 1849 and prof. ord. from 1851 at Prague; From 1854 prof. ord. in Kiel; 1862–1885 prof. ord. in Leipzig. From 1863, member of the Königlich-Sächsische Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften

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Kaiser, Ronny, “Curtius, Georg”, 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 20 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00151>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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