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

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Petersen, Eugen
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German classical archaeologist and philologist. Born 16. 8. 1836 in Heiligenhafen (Schleswig-Holstein, then part of Denmark), died Hamburg 14. 12. 1919. School at Glückstadt, then studied philology at Kiel, then Bonn; 1859 doctorate in Kiel on Theophrastus [1]. 1859–1861 Danish bursary, staying mostly in Rome at the Instituto di Corrispondenza Archeologica. 1862 habil. at Erlangen. 1864–1869 schoolteacher Husum, then until 1873 at Plön. 1873 prof. ord. in ‘ancient classical philology and archaeo…

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Blanck, Horst, “Petersen, Eugen”, 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_00549>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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