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

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Gronovius, Johannes Fredericus
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Gronow, Johann Friedrich; German-Dutch jurist and classical philologist. Born Hamburg 5. 11. 1611, died Leiden 20. 12. 1671; father of Jacobus Gronovius. 1631–1633 studied law and Humanist studies at Altdorf; 1633–1639 private teacher in Netherlands. Legal doctorate at Angers 1640. From 1641, prof. at Athenaeum illustre in Deventer; from 1658 prof. of Greek and history and from 1665 librarian at Univ. of Leiden; rector several times.

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After attending school at Bremen and Hamburg, …

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Papy, Jan, “Gronovius, Johannes Fredericus”, 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 21 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00289>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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