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

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Gjerstad, Einar
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Swedish classical archaeologist and ancient historian. Born Örebro 30. 10. 1897, died Lund 8. 1. 1988. Studied classical archaeology at Uppsala; 1923 and 1924, first excavations (mainly prehistoric) on Cyprus; doctorate 1926 in Uppsala. 1927–1931 organizer of Svenska Cypernexpeditionen (the Swedish Cyprus Expedition; with Alfred Westholm, Erik Sjöqvist and John Lindros). 1935 director of Svenska Institutet i Rom (Swedish Institute at Rome). 1940–1972 prof. of classical archaeology at Lund. During World…

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Matthäus, Hartmut, “Gjerstad, Einar”, 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 19 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00272>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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