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

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Helbig, Wolfgang
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German archaeologist. Born Dresden 2. 2. 1839, died Rome 6. 10. 1915. 1856–1861 studied at Göttingen and Bonn; doctorate Bonn 1861. 1862–1864 travel scholarship; 1865–1887 second secretary of Istituto di Corrispondenza Archeologica at Rome. 1866, married Princess Nadezhda Shakhovskaya. Resigned from the institute 1887; 1887–1899 Ispettore Onorario agli scavi di Tarquinia.

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H., son of the deputy rector of the Kreuzgymnasium at Dresden, from 1856 studied classical philology, …

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Weber-Lehmann, Cornelia, “Helbig, Wolfgang”, 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 15 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00317>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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