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

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Marx, Karl
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German philosopher and social theoretician. Born Trier 5. 5. 1818, died London 14. 3. 1883. Publisher and theorist-in-chief of socialism, born into a Jewish immigrant family, baptized a Protestant in 1824. Humanist education at Trier Gymnasium from 1830; 1835 Latin Abitur essay on the Principate of Augustus [2]; studied law at Univ. of Bonn, from 1836 at Univ. of Berlin, teachers including Friedrich Carl von Savigny and the radical theologian Bruno Bauer, the “most venturesome biblical critic of the modern age” (Meyers Konver…

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Kloft, Hans, “Marx, 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 26 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00461>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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