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

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Kunkel, Wolfgang
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German jurist and legal historian. Born Fürth im Odenwald, 20. 11. 1902, died Munich 8. 5. 1981. 1920–1922 studied law and classical studies at Frankfurt and Giessen. First legal Staatsexamen 1923; 1924 studied ancient history and papyrology at Berlin. 1924 doctorate in Freiburg with Ernst Levy; 1926 habil. there and prof. of Roman law; 1929–1936 prof. at Göttingen; 1943–1945 court-martial justice; 1946 prof., 1947/48 rector of Univ. of Heidelberg; 1956–1970 prof. at Munich.…

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Baltrusch, Ernst, “Kunkel, 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 23 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00392>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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