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

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Posener, Georges
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French Egyptologist. Born Paris 12. 9. 1906, died Massy 15. 5. 1988. From 1925, studied at the École pratique des hautes études (EPHE) in Paris, initially reading history and geography, from 1928 Egyptology. Diplôme 1933. 1931–1935 pensionnaire (scholarship recipient) of the Institut français d’archéologie orientale (IFAO) in Cairo; 1935–1939 Chargé de mission there. 1940–1942, 1944–1945 Boursier of the Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS) in Paris. 1945–1978 Directeur d’études at the EPHE. 1952–195…

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Burkard, Günter, “Posener, Georges”, 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 16 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00575>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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