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

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Eder, Walter
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German ancient historian. Born Winterberg 2. 4. 1941, died Berlin 16. 7. 2009. Studied classical philology and history at Univ. of Munich; 1966–1970 research assistant, 1969 doctorate at Univ. of Munich; 1970 academic councillor there. 1971 named prof. of ancient history at Freie Univ. Berlin; 1978 habil. there; 1992 appointed to Ruhr-Univ. Bochum; 2006 emeritus.

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In his diss. on repetundae proceedings before Sulla [1], E. followed the modern school of legal history founded by Wolfgang Kunkel that calle…

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Schlange-Schöningen, Heinrich, “Eder, Walter”, 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 27 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00199>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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