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

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Nietzsche, Friedrich
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German philosopher and classical philologist. Born Röcken (Lützen) 15. 10. 1844, died Weimar 25. 8. 1900. 1854–1858 Naumburger Domgymnasium; 1858–1864 Landesschule Pforta; 1864/65 studied classical philology and theology at Bonn. 1864–1869 studied classical philology at Leipzig; 1869–1879 prof. ext. in classical philology at Basel.

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After the death of the father, the pastor Carl Ludwig N., in July 1849, his widow moved to Naumburg with her three children (F…

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Kammler, Steffen, “Nietzsche, Friedrich”, 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 15 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00517>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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