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

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Gomperz, Theodor
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Austrian classical philologist. Born Brünn (now Brno, Moravia, Czech Republic) 29. 3. 1832, died Baden (Vienna) 29. 8. 1912. Son of the Jewish banker Philipp G., father of the philosopher Heinrich G. Attended Gymnasium at Brünn 1843–1847 (without taking final examination), and from 1847 to 1849 the Philosophische Lehranstalt (Philosophical Teaching Academy) there. 1849 studied law, 1850–1853 classical philology, especially under Hermann Bonitz (no graduation) at Univ. of Vienna. 1853–1869 priv…

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Berner, Hans-Ulrich and Landfester, Manfred, “Gomperz, Theodor”, 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 23 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00278>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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