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

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Höschel, David
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Also Hoeschelius, Heschelius; German Humanist and Hellenist. Born Augsburg 8. 4. 1556, died there 19. 10. 1617. Studied at Univ. of Leipzig from 1577; 1579 MA at Univ. of Wittenberg. From 1581, teacher at St. Anna Gymnasium in Augsburg; also rector and city librarian there from 1593.

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H., the son of a schoolmaster, was influenced at the Protestant St. Anna Gymnasium in Augsburg by the Hellenist Hieronymus Wolf, a student of Philipp Melanchthon; like his colleague Georg Henisch and the Catholic patricia…

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Kuhn-Chen, Barbara, “Höschel, David”, 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 22 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00339>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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