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

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Morenz, Siegfried
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German Egyptologist and historian of religion. Born Kurt Karl Siegfried M., Leipzig, 22. 11. 1914, died there 14. 1. 1970. 1934–1938 studied Protestant theology and Egyptology at Leipzig; doctorate 1941. 1941–1945 ‘student assistant for the duration of war’ (Wissenschaftliche Hilfskraft auf Kriegsdauer); 1946 (unpubl.) habil. thesis on the religious history of Egypt and the Hellenistic Period there. 1949 venia legendi in Egyptology. 1952 prof. with full teaching contract at the Ägyptologisches Institut, Univ. of Lei…

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Grieshammer, Reinhard, “Morenz, Siegfried”, 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 20 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00495>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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