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

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Kirsten, Ernst
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German historical geographer and ancient historian. Born Chemnitz 2. 9. 1911, died Bonn 11. 2. 1987. Member of the Sturmabteilung (SA) from 1933 and of the National Socialist Party (NSDAP) from 1937; 1941–1945 corporal in the Luftwaffe. 1941–1943 ‘Sonderführer zur Erstellung von Luftaufnahmen griechischer Altertümer im Referat Kunstschutz’ (‘Sonderführer for the obtaining of aerial photographs of Greek antiquities for reference in art conservation’). Studied classical philology, history and ar…

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Olshausen, Eckart, “Kirsten, Ernst”, 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 26 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00378>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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