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

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Kerényi, Karl
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Hungarian-Swiss classical philologist and religious scholar. Born Temesvár (then Austria-Hungary, now Timişoara, Romania) 19. 1. 1897, died Kilchberg (canton of Zurich, Switzerland) 14. 4. 1973. 1919 doctorate in classical philology at Univ. of Budapest (on Plato and Longinus). From 1920, studies at Greifswald, Berlin and Heidelberg, teachers Hermann Diels, Ulrich von Wilamowitz-Moellendorff, Eduard Norden, Eduard Meyer and Franz Boll. 1927 habil. in religious history at Budapest [1]. From 1924, prof…

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Fornaro, Sotera, “Kerényi, Karl”, 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_00375>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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