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Marinatos, Spyridon
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Greek classical archaeologist. Born Lixouri (Kefalonia) 17. 4. 1901, died Akrotiri (Thera) 1. 10. 1974. 1917–1921 studied archaeology at Athens; 1926 doctorate there. Further study at Berlin and Halle. 1919–1939 ephor of the Greek Antiquities Service; 1939–1969 prof. of classical archaeology at Athens; 1937–1940, 1955–1958 and 1967–1974 director-general of the Greek Antiquities Service. From 1955 member and 1971 president of the Academy of Sciences at Athens.

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Panagiotopoulos, Diamantis, “Marinatos, Spyridon”, 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_00454>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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