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

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Harnack, Adolf von
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German ecclesiastical historian. Born Dorpat (now Tartu, Estonia) 7. 5. 1851, died Heidelberg 10. 6. 1930. 1869–1872 studied Protestant theology at Dorpat and Leipzig; 1873 doctorate and 1874 habil. Leipzig. 1876 prof. ext. of ecclesiastical history at Leipzig; 1879–1886 prof. ord. in Giessen, 1886–1888 in Marburg and 1888–1924 in Berlin. 1911–1930 president of the Kaiser-Wilhelm-Gesellschaft; 1905–1921 director-general of the Königliche Bibliothek (from 1918 Preussische Staatsbibliothek) in Berlin. Inherit…

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Rebenich, Stefan, “Harnack, Adolf von”, 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 20 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00307>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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