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

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Heurgon, Jacques
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French classical philologist and historian. Born Paris 25. 1. 1903, died there 27. 10. 1995. 1923–1927 studied at École normale supérieure in Paris; 1928 member of the École française de Rome. From 1930, teacher in Nancy. 1932–1942 lecturer at Univ. of Algiers, also teacher at the Lycée Bugeaud there, 1934–1937. 1944/45 cultural attaché in Rome after taking part in the Battle of Monte Cassino. 1945 doctorate in Paris; from 1945 prof. at Lille, then from 1951 lecturer at the Sorbonne. Prof. of Latin philology there 1953–1971.

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Berner, Hans-Ulrich and Lilie, Valeria, “Heurgon, Jacques”, 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_00327>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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