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

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Gardthausen, Victor
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German ancient historian and palaeographer. Born Copenhagen 26. 8. 1843, died Leipzig 27. 12. 1925. School at Altona (Hamburg); studied at Kiel and Bonn. Doctorate Kiel 1868; habil. Leipzig 1873. First worked as librarian and priv.-doz. at Leipzig; 1877 prof. ext. of ancient history and epigraphy, 1891 director of the Seminar of Ancient History, all Leipzig. 1907 resigned from librarian post; 1920 honorary prof. of ancient history at Leipzig.

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G. studied classics from 1865 to 1868 at Kiel, and with Arnold Schae…

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Wendt, Christian, “Gardthausen, Victor”, 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_00259>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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