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

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Niebuhr, Barthold Georg
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German ancient historian. Born Copenhagen 27. 8. 1776, died Bonn 2. 1. 1831. 1794–1796 studied history, philosophy, mathematics, physics, Roman law etc. at Kiel; thereafter private secretary. 1798/99 study trip to Edinburgh. 1804 director of the Danish national bank; 1806 director of the Prussian national bank and the Seehand-lung (Prussian Maritime Enterprise). 1810–1812 lectured on Roman history at Berlin Univ.; 1816–1823 Prussian emissary to the Holy See. Finds of L…

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Nippel, Wilfried, “Niebuhr, Barthold Georg”, 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 19 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00515>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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