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

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Fraenkel, Eduard
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German-British classical philologist. Born Berlin 17. 3. 1888, died Oxford 5. 2. 1970. School in Berlin; studies at Berlin and Göttingen. 1912 doctorate in Göttingen. 1913–1915 assistant on the Thesaurus Linguae Latinae in Munich; 1917 habil. in Berlin. 1920 prof. ext. there. 1923 prof. ord. in classical philology at Kiel; 1928 prof. ord. at Göttingen; 1931 prof. ord. in Freiburg. Emigrated to Britain 1934; 1935 prof. ord. at Corpus Christi College, Oxford.

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Berner, Hans-Ulrich and Pait, Mayya, “Fraenkel, Eduard”, 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 22 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00239>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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