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

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Freinsheim, Johannes
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Also Freinsheimer, Johannes Caspar; German historian and philologist. Born Ulm 16. 11. 1608, died Heidelberg 31. 8. 1660. After studying at the Univs. of Marburg (1625), Gissen and Strasbourg (1627), he was an assistant in the home of Matthias Bernegger in Strasbourg, and married Bernegger’s daughter Elisabeth. 1633–1635 in the service of the French councillor Michel Marescot; from 1642 prof. of politics and rhetoric at Univ. of Uppsala. From 1647/48 Court Librarian and Court Historian to Qu…

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Kühlmann, Wilhelm, “Freinsheim, Johannes”, 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 26 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00243>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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